The IBM System x3550 M4 server provides outstanding performance for your business-critical applications. Its energy-efficient design supports more cores, memory, and data capacity in a compact 1U package that is easy to service and manage. With more computing power per watt and the latest Intel Xeon processors, you can reduce costs while maintaining speed and availability. Hop into Timmy's hot air balloon for a multicultural journey to visit friends in Argentina, Kenya, and Japan. Learn all about the customs and languages of foreign lands, building early math, prereading, and language arts skills along the way. Learn to greet your friends in Spanish, Swahili, and Japanese. Write stories about Timmy and his friends. Choose characters, settings, and actions, then hear your stories read aloud in English or a foreign language as often as you like. Print them as books to read to others. Play problem-solving games. Match pictures on cards in a game from Argentina, and use logic in a Kenyan bug game. Each game has a two-player option and three levels of difficulty. Discover culture through arts and crafts. Learn interesting facts about the people, places, and animals of other countries while you paint and decorate cultural artwork. Print, color, and assemble crafts for hours of imaginative play. Recognize numbers and learn about quantities. Add people, animals, buildings, and familiar items to create villages. Build the towns that Stanley asks for, or dream up your own. Learn new foreign words too.
20th Century Day by Day/Chronicle Encyclopedia of History Bundle
20th Century Day by Day/Chronicle Encyclopedia of History Bundle. Ultimate Millennium Collection. Fads and fashions, politics and personalities, wars and sports, science and cinema--it's all here for curious minds, ages 10 and older, to explore. With more than 6,000 news stories, video and audio clips, animated maps, biographies, thematic articles, powerful search capabilities, and a stunning 3-D newsroom interface, Chronicle of the 20th Century is the most entertaining, comprehensive, and useful reference to this amazing era in human history.
Manufacturer: Topics Entertainment
Brand: Topics Entertainment
Addressing dozens of school fundamentals from spelling and subtraction to our Solar System and beyond, the Elementary School Success software suite is the youngster-friendly touchstone of learning. Set to a captivating lesson plan of challenging, colorful games and engaging, animated activities, Elementary School Success illuminates the path of primary school accomplishment for a wide range of student abilities and ages.
Gear up for five extraordinary expeditions! You'll make history as you blaze the trails with the world's great explorers. Jump right into the adventure as you travel back in time and team up with courageous explorers to reveal the secrets of newly discovered worlds. Five history-making expeditions in all: * Explore the Pyramids with King Tut * Claim first steps at the South Pole * Uncover the lost civilization of the Incas * Sail to Asia with Marco Polo * Discover the New World with the Pilgrims * What's the best route to your destination? Play the mapping game to get your bearings straight. * Want to know what life was really like in the places you're going? Animated videos give you the inside scoop. * Make a Chinese noisemaker and celebrate the New Year! Have fun with printable games, decorations, and crafts. Famous world explorers. Ancient world history and cultures Geography Navigational skills Problem solving
Manufacturer: Global Software Publishing (GLBP6)
Brand: Global Software Publishing
Experience the Drama and Danger of Life in a 14th Century Castle! Enter an expertly detailed cross-section of a 14th century European castle as either of two characters: an honest page where you can wander the castle grounds and explore without worry, or as a spy which will force you to don a disguise and search for pieces of a secret map for the king while avoiding getting caught and thrown in the dungeon! Step inside 3D room to search the castle's rich contents and meet the medieval occupants from the alchemist who mixes strange potions to the soldiers and troubadours who stand guard against threats to the crown. Move from the dark, cold recesses of the dungeon, as you work your way through of the soldiers' watchtower. But beware! Think carefully before you answer any questions the castle characters ask you while you spy on the baron, someone might be spying on you!
Interactive USA-map software on CD-ROM Start pedaling: it's time to take a trip across the U.S. on your GeoCyle and learn about American geography, famous cities, and landmarks--from the Golden Gate Bridge to Maine's craggy coast. While steering your GeoCycle high above the states, kids and adults develop map reading, navigation, and physical geography skills. Also, test your knowledge with questions that build problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. All the while, you'll learn about the states and their capitals with colorful political maps, navigate the U.S. using satellite maps, or you can take the GeoChallenge--a fast-paced geography trek. Detailed photography brings historical sites right to your desktop, and there's even a bird's-eye view, but watch out for sinister spaceships.