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61. Homework Survival Kit
62. The Big Thesaurus 2.1
63. World Discovery Deluxe
64. The Full Moon Atlas
65. My First Amazing Words and Pictures

61. Homework Survival Kit
list price: $9.99
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Asin: B000059P5M
Catlog: Software
Publisher: Fogware Publishing
Sales Rank: 9290
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62. The Big Thesaurus 2.1

Asin: B00002S79H
Catlog: Software
Publisher: Deneba
Sales Rank: 12010
Average Customer Review: 4 out of 5 stars
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Reviews (1)

4-0 out of 5 stars Big Thesaurus is Not for Kids
If you are a writer or ever just need to grasp a new or different word, Big Thes 2.1 is for you. It's an interactive thesaurus and a great writing tool. It is set up as a Mac 9.X system extension and is always available onscreen, via a small menu drop-down at the top of the screen.

To use, you highlight a word in ANY program - Word, Office, Pagemaker, Quark - it doesn't matter. Then reach up and click on the Big Thes drop down menu, highlight "lookup selection" and bam -- you get nouns, verbs, adjectives and everything else.

It has 1.4 million combinations, organized by meanings, and up to 40 different definitions per word.

When you find the one you want, you hit "replace" and keep on writing.

It's nifty.

I gave it only 4 because they have not upgraded it to system 10 for the Mac. ... Read more


63. World Discovery Deluxe

Asin: B00002S6LS
Catlog: Software
Publisher: GREATWAVE
Sales Rank: 5547
Average Customer Review: 5 out of 5 stars
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Amazon.com Product Description

World Discovery Deluxe is an interactive global geography and history program that tests your knowledge of geographical, political, and historical people, places, and events. This fun and educational program contains more than seventy-five maps from around the globe. Each colorful map can show countries, states, cities, mountain ranges, rivers, lakes, seas, oceans, and much more! Explore these maps with 12 interactive and challenging games and activities. You can also find national anthems and state and national flags. ... Read more

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5-0 out of 5 stars GREATEST GEOGRAPHY TOOL EVER!!
WOW!! I can't believe this product has been discontinued. It is the greatest, most fun way to learn U.S. and world geography I've found. I'm trying to find a second CD Rom because the thought of not having one if ours gets ruined, practically gives me hives! My first child learned her states, capitals, countries, and flags by playing against me or the clock when she was in 4th grade. My second daughter is in 4th grade now and we're still using this tool. She has 90% of the world's countries and regions memorized and can beat anyone she challenges. We don't even look at this as school (we homeschool), but more as a game. The whole family plays. We've recommended it to friends and teachers and everyone loves it. Please, please, bring it back.

5-0 out of 5 stars Great learning tool for Middle/High School Geography
My older son used this software to learn maps of the world for tests in middle school World Geography. I started looking for it again when by younger son started the same class 4 years later, we wanted an updated version. I am stupified that this product isn't on every educational software site because it is SO WONDERFUL.

My older son is ADD and trying to get him to study hard copy maps for hours on end, learning countries, capitals, rivers, mountains etc. was more than a chore - it was painful. This product was recommended by his teacher. It turned this into a game, but one without extraneous activities. Carmen San Diego may be fun, but it is too easy to get off task. World Discovery Deluxe is like a map version of concentration in a computer game. My son actually reached the point where he could mouse click on every country in Africa with 100% accuracy, without any country borders drawn on the continent. This software challenged him to beat his own time records.

I understand that the use is very specific, more general textbook information is not included in our 1996 version, i.e. commerce, political structure ... But you will not find a better tool to teach a child in middle school or high school map information. ... Read more


64. The Full Moon Atlas

Asin: B00008AV78
Catlog: Software
Publisher: Lunar Republic Interactive
Sales Rank: 8857
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Album Description

You've never seen Earth's nearest neighbor in such incredible detail! Get up close and personal with the Moon, zooming in to view her myriad of craters, towering mountains, vast dry lunar "seas" and other remarkable features. With the fully interactive Full Moon Atlas, you'll be able to identify even the most minute features by simply passing your cursor over the object, which instantly triggers an identifying flag. In addition, the CD-ROM includes a complete Crater Catalog, Lunar Exploration Timeline, Lunar Phase Calendar, biographies of the first astronauts to set foot on the Moon, plus other tools and utilities to increase your knowledge and understanding of Luna! ... Read more


65. My First Amazing Words and Pictures Ages 3-8

Asin: B00002S87R
Catlog: Software
Publisher: DK Multimedia
Sales Rank: 10442
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