ERIC Number: ED416069
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
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Biomes and Natural Cycles. [CD-ROM].
This interactive multimedia software illustrates and explains life on planet Earth through colorful and dynamic representations. Clear explanations and animation elucidate a variety of subjects such as the organization of the ecosphere, the flux of energy, water cycles, climates, and characteristics of regions across the globe. Five animated films with narration, seven world thematic maps with legends, 23 descriptive cards with text and images of biomes and climates, an electronic dictionary, hypertext links, a notepad for creating documents, and the ability to copy text are all included. Users can navigate at will exploring topics of interest through texts, narration, images, photographs, maps, and climate charts. (DDR)
Descriptors: Biology, Climate, Computer Uses in Education, Earth Science, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, General Science, Higher Education, Hypermedia, Multimedia Materials, Science Curriculum, Water Resources
Micro-Intel, Inc., 1200, Papineau Avenue, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2K 4R5 (PC or Macintosh versions; also available in French).
Publication Type: Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A