ERIC Number: ED277568
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Product Descriptions: Database Software for Science. A MicroSIFT Quarterly Report.
Batey, Anne; And Others
Specific programs and software resources are described in this report on database software for science instruction. Materials are reviewed in the categories of: (1) database management (reviewing AppleWorks, Bank Street School Filer, FileVision, Friendly Filer, MECC DataQuest: The Composer, Scholastic PFS:File, PFS:Report); (2) data files (providing system requirements, software description, supplementary materials, producer policies, and comments for nine specific programs); and (3) dedicated databases (containing descriptions of Classification, Holt Science Processors, and Information Laboratory Software: Life Science). Producer information is also provided and includes addresses and phone numbers of the identified companies. (ML)
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Computer Software Reviews, Computer Uses in Education, Database Producers, Databases, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Retrieval, Information Storage, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Materials, Science Education, Science Instruction, Science Materials
Publication Type: Computer Programs; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Note: For a related document, see SE 047 667.