Title: Small Blue Planet
Overall Rating: B-
Source: Now What Software
Playing Time: Varies. Not a game.
Date: 1993
Cost: $ 32.00 lanet_pro_intro.html
Number of Players: One
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: CD-ROM Drive, 256 color monitor
Subject Area: Geography
Objectives: Learn about the earth
Brief Description: This CD-ROM is a graphical atlas and reference.  The student can examine various aspects of world geography, including relief maps, political maps, and the chronosphere.
Entry Capabilities Required: Mouse skills

Rating: (1-5)

Strong Points: This software is visually attractive and it seems to be very accurate.  It is easy to use and would make an excellent reference if a student merely wanted to look something up.
Weak Points: There is not much to hold a students interest.  There is not much detail given, either.
Reviewer: Eric Sandvig
Position: Student
Date: 9 Feb 1999
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh PowerPC 6500/250, 32mb ram.