Assistive, Inclusive & Learning Technologies
by Turning Point Technology
Turning Point, PO Box 310945, New Braunfels, TX 78131-0945, USA
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History & Social Science Software

Including Ancient & Modern World & American History

Item # Product Description Photo Price
TF-2284

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Arcventure The Egyptians
Grades 2-6, Win/Mac

Discover the world of Ancient Egypt, first by excavating and discovering ruins, then travel back in time to ask the Ancient Egyptians about the objects you have found! Arcventure: The Egyptians is designed to help students (aged 7-11 years) explore Ancient Egyptian life. When time traveling in Ancient times students are able to explore the area, talk to and ask questions of the people who live and work in Giza, Memphis and El-Amarna. The students are also able to access a journal throughout the adventure, which allows them to make notes about their progress and their findings. Student journals can also be accessed through the teacher controls, from which you can print or copy/paste it into a word-processing document such as Word. Arcventure: The Egyptians is a fantastic way to bring history to life!

Minimum system requirements
Win 95+, Pentium 233 MHz, 64 MB RAM, sound card
Mac OS 8.6+, OSX

screen shot of Arcventure The Egyptians software program about ancient egyptian history, excavation, and pyramids

Details

1 User
$59.95
5 Users
$179.85
Network
$449.95
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TF-2285

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Arcventure The Romans
Grades 2-6, Win/Mac

Discover Ancient Roman times, first by excavating and discovering ruins, then travel back in time to ask the Ancient Romans about the objects you have found! Arcventure: The Romans is designed to help students (aged 7-11 years) find out abut Ancient Roman life. When time traveling in Ancient times students are able to explore the area, talk to and ask questions of the people who live and work in a villa. The students are also able to access a journal throughout the adventure, which allows them to make notes about their progress and their findings. Student journals can also be accessed through the teacher controls, from which you can print or copy/paste it into a word processing document such as Word. Arcventure: The Romans is a fantastic way to bring history to life!

Minimum system requirements
Win 95+, Pentium 233 MHz, 64 MB RAM, sound card
Mac OS 8.6+, OSX

screen shot of Arcventure The Romans designed to help students aged 7-11 years find out about Ancient Roman life while reconstructing a villa or at Corinium

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1 User
$59.95
5 Users
$179.85
Network
$449.95
Other Options

TF-2286

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Arcventure The Vikings
Grades 2-6, Win/Mac

Discover the Viking times, first by excavating and discovering ruins, then travel back in time to ask the Vikings about the objects you have found! Arcventure: The Vikings is designed to help students (aged 7-11 years) find out about the Viking times. When time traveling in Ancient times students are able to explore the area, talk to and ask questions of the people who live and work in Jorvik. The students are also able to access a journal throughout the adventure, which allows them to make notes about their progress and their findings. Student journals can also be accessed through the teacher controls, from which you can print or copy/paste it into a word-processing document such as Word. Arcventure: The Vikings is a fantastic way to bring history to life!

Minimum system requirements
Win 95+, Pentium 233 MHz, 64 MB RAM, sound card
Mac OS 8.6+, OSX

screen shot of Arcventure The Vikings designed to help students aged 7-11 years find out about ancient Vikings by excavation and reconstructing Jorvik

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1 User
$59.95
5 Users
$179.85
Network
$449.95
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TF-2145

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Branch
Grades K-13, Inclusion

Students are encouraged to sort and classify information as they formulate "yes" or "no" questions to divide and subdivide information. Banks of words, pictures and sounds make the program fun and imaginative. Simple mouse clicks add information to the database, and easy steps lead users to categorize entered data. The result is a logical structure that can be saved or printed out for projects, bulletin boards, and work away from the computer. Zoom in and out, view work as a map, or edit questions through a clearly designed tool bar. Students have full control over their branching databases. An inspiring tool for any academic subject.

Minimum system requirements
Win 95+, Pentium, 32 MB RAM, 4x CD,  800 x 600

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1 User
$49.95
5 Users
$149.85
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TF-2118

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Database
Grades K-13, Inclusion

Have you ever heard a database sing? At the click of a mouse you can enhance any Database with pictures, video, and sound effects. Students can take surveys, and build their own database in a matter of minutes. This is an incredible program for making a photo album, collecting science data, building an address book, or making a cookbook. There's a fantastic graphing feature that lets you build three dimensional charts and graphs, with colorful backgrounds. Extensive search and sorting capabilities give you the power to quickly wrangle large amounts of information with ease. Any database can be viewed as a list or spreadsheet to quickly show all the records at once.

Database supports a wide range of file formats, making it ideal for use with a digital camera, scanner, or any clip art. The program is fully configurable for any age level or learning ability.

Minimum system requirements
Win 95/98/ME/2000/XP, Pentium, 32 MB RAM, 4x CD,  800 x 600, 16 bit color
Mac OS 8.0, 24 MB RAM, 800x600, 4x CD

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1 User
$99.95
5 Users
$299.85
10 Users
$499.75
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TF-2003

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Disappearing World
Grades 7-13+, Win

Here is a rare and exciting opportunity for your students to become anthropologists! Highly informative videos and narration introduce 8 fascinating societies in nearly forgotten corners of the world. Societies can be explored by themes including: making a living, men and women, wealth, knowledge and power, and religion and belief. The rich collection of images and commentary are an invaluable resource for Geography and Social Studies curriculums. A second disc offers printable materials that lead students through case studies, comparisons, and data collection.

Minimum system requirements
Win 3.1+, 486, 4 MB RAM, SVGA, 256 colors

disappearing world

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1 User
$59.95
5 Users
$179.85
10 Users
$299.75
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TF-2004

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Exploring World Religions
Grades 5-10, Win/Mac

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for students to learn about the beliefs and customs that shape the lives of people in America and across the globe. Students hear personal perspectives from children representing each religion. Six major religions; Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Sikhism are explored through photo tours, text, and narration. A simple and attractive interface offers keys into the places, holy writings, special days, people, and beliefs of each religion. The tool chest contains links to the menu, the index, and a notebook in which students can compose thoughts and observations about what they are learning. When difficult words are encountered in the text, simply highlighting them produces a quick definition. Individual learners or teams can challenge their new knowledge with a multiple-choice quiz. Website links and printable support material make this software a complete educational package for any Social Studies curriculum.

Minimum system requirements
Win 3.1+, 486+, 4 MB RAM, 256 colors, SVGA, 2x CD
Mac OS 7.1+, 68040, 8 MB RAM
 
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1 User
$69.95

5 Users
$209.85

Network
$529.95

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TF-1703

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Kiloran Bay: Viking Pack
Grades 3-7, Win/Mac

Part of the Celtic Culture Pack. Marauding Vikings are easily imagined - over 1,000 years have passed since a Viking man was buried in his Longboat, and now your students have the rare opportunity to examine the remains. This interactive program makes investigation of a highly significant Viking burial at Kiloran Bay possible for budding historians and archeologists. Students examine artifacts and use evidence to draw their own conclusions about the man and Viking society. They dig deeper to answer key questions as they enjoy amazing animations, audio clips, and archeological reconstructions. A printable teacher's guide is also included.

Minimum system requirements
Win 95+, Pentium 133 MHz, 2x CD, 640x480
Mac Power PC+, 2x CD, 1000s of Colors, 640x480

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1 User
$39.95
5 Users
$119.85
Network
$299.95
1 User
ST-250-SOAH

5 Users
ST-250-SOAH5PK

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Switching on American History

Do you have students who need an accessible curriculum yet are working on learning how to make choices? Switching On American History (formerly called I KNOW American History) is for your students. Includes Biographies, Westward Movement, Colonial Americans, Industrial Revolution and American Symbols. Select one of three language levels to meet each students' learning and language level. Intellikeys Overlay CD sold separately. Test the student's comprehension of American History with the Test Me, Score Me module sold separately.

Win ME-XP,128MB RAM
Mac OS 8.1-9.2/OSX Classic, 128MB RAM

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1 User
$115.00
5 Users
$450.00
1 User
ST-250-TS4AH

5 Users
ST-250-TS4AH5PK

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Test Me, Score Me for Switching On American History

Do you have students who need an accessible curriculum yet are working on learning how to make choices? Switching On American History (formerly called I KNOW American History) is for your students. Includes Biographies, Westward Movement, Colonial Americans, Industrial Revolution and American Symbols. Select one of 3 language levels to meet each student's learning and language level.

Win ME-XP, 256MB RAM
Mac OS 8.1+, 256MB RAM

screen shot test me score for american history software

1 User
$59.00
5 Users
$220.00
TF-2009
The World War 1 Archive

Grades 9-12+
The World War I Archive is an invaluable resource for students and teachers of history. The huge database contains photographs, letters, audio interviews, cartoons, posters, and many original documents. Much of this material was in fact supplied by war veterans and their families. The three sections of the CD-ROM; Chronology of War, Aspects of War, and Personal Perspectives look closely at people, events, and important topics related to the war. A website link gives students access to additional resources from websites around the world. All material in this phenomenal program can be easily accessed through on-screen indexes. The Odyssey Scrapbook lets students save selected files for future viewing, and allows students to build presentations.

Win 3.1+, P-33 MHz, 16 MB RAM, SVGA, 256 colors, 4x CD
link to The World War 1 Archive history software
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1 User
$79.95

5 Users
$239.85

TF-2011
World War II- Sources and Analysis

Grades 9-12+
This program is the second in a series that offers the most comprehensive analysis of World War II available. Browse through a huge database of documents, photographs, audio clips, posters, films, political cartoons, private letters and diaries relating to the many aspects of the war. With over 1,000 sources students have an invaluable tools for analysis of events and issues that had major impact on the war. Students can access the wealth of information by using the source filter or by exploring case studies and themes. Features such as an index, glossary, and tool for comparing facilitate navigation of the program. The Trailsave feature makes it possible for students to gather slides from the disc in order to collect data or prepare a presentation.

Win 3.1+, 486, 4 MB RAM, SVGA, 256
link to World War II- Sources and Analysis history software
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1 User
$79.95

5 Users
$239.85

Single User
PC-2037

6 CDs
PC-2048

Site License -
25 CDs

PC-2296

Game & Worksheets
PC-2040

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UNITED STATES GAME
Students explore the U.S. through its regions, cities, states, capitals, and landmarks with this fun game

U.S. through its regions, cities, states, capitals, and landmarks with this fun game. U.S. Software, by PCI’s Janie Hohlt, complements Janie Haugen’s United States Worksheets and United States Game. Software can be used with either product or alone.

FOUR UNITS
• Puzzle Play
• Name It
• Travel the U.S.
• State Search

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Single User
$69.95
6 CDs
$279.95
25 CDs
$599.95
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