Bursting with machines, movies, animations and gizmos, plus all the wit and humor of David Macaulay, this program explains the fascinating worlds of history's from 7000 B.C. to the present. The program is divided into four main sections : " The A-Z of Machines", "Principles of Science", "History" and "Inventors" each explaining the workings of more than 150 simple and complex machines and inventions.
FEATURES: * Explains workings of more than 150 simple and complex machines and inventions * Examines fascinating worlds of history's great inventors from 7000 B.C. to the present * Guided by the humorous Great Woolly Mammoth * Learn about 22 basic principles of science * More than 300 wacky animations
REVIEWS: US News & World Report: "As for the 'Wow,Cool!' side of the intellectual stimulation, I unreservedly recommend [it]." PC World: Disk of the Year: "How does the best multimedia work? Like this." Practical Homeschooling: 2000 Software Award in Engineering Boston Herald: "We loved [it]...entertaining and funny look at mechanics in everyday life." FamilyPC: "Cool Science" San Jose Mercury News: Best Children's Software recommendation Booklist: "An involving exploration of machines at work, this disc's animations highlight some milestones of invention and ensure understanding of complicated scientific and technical processes." School Library Journal: "Engaging...appealing." The New York Times Book Review: "Uninterrupted pleasure.
" Minimum System Requirements Windows XP/Vista (Windows 7 - as tested by Children's Software Online)