ERIC Number: ED436417
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
The Archaeological Detective [CD-ROM].
This CD-ROM presents a computer game that introduces students to the world of archaeology through attempting to solve a mystery. It gives students the inside story on this fascinating science and contains five missions for solving the mystery, over 20 video sequences, a variety of activities, a glossary with 53 entries, over 40 photos, 20 narrative sequences, a notebook that keeps track of discoveries, easy-to-follow instructions, and a user friendly interface for navigating the program. The user is able to consult historical documents, question experts and participate in measurement, comparison, association, and deduction activities. (ASK)
Descriptors: Archaeology, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Optical Disks, Relevance (Education), Science Activities, Science Instruction
Micro-Intel, Inc., 1200 Papineau Avenue, Suite 301, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H2K 4RS (PC or Macintosh versions: $39.95). Tel: 800-530-8789 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A