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The Forum on Religion and Ecology is dedicated to providing resource listings for pedagogical purposes. This resource list suggests some CD-ROMs, CDs, and audiotapes that may be utilized in classroom situations. The list is not exhaustive of all materials on the topic and The Forum on Religion and Ecology does not endorse any of the materials, artists, and/or corporations listed below. The list is simply a possible teacher’s reference resource list on various topics.

 

  Religion
Science
   
1. Religion
 

Deep Ecology for the 21st Century
Missa Gaia: Earth Mass

One God, One Family, One Earth: Responding to the Gifts of God’s Creation: An Interactive Course Exploring the Spiritual Dimensions of the Environmental Crisis
On Common Ground: World Religions in America
Prayer: A Multi-Cultural Journey of Spirit
Prayer for the Wild Things


 

 

Title

Deep Ecology for the 21st Century

Series

Deep Ecology for the 21st Century

Part 1: Ecological State of the World
Part 2: The Natural Wonder: An Ecocentric World View
Part 3: Deep Questioning: The Eight Principles of Deep Ecology
Part 4: The Great Turning: Reconnecting with the Natural World
Part 5: Human Reproduction: The Ecological Pile Driver
Part 6: Muir, the “Wild Ideal” and Eco-Feminism
Part 7: From Global Dependence to Local Interdependence
Part 8: Honoring the Wild
Part 9: The Bioregional Perspective: Discovering Your Natural Community
Part 10: The Metaphysics of the Tree Line
Part 11: The Human in Nature: Return to the Sacred Earth
Part 12: Putting Earth First: 101 on Saving the Planet
Part 13: A Deep Ecology Future

Publisher

Ukiah, CA: New Dimensions, 2004

Credits

New Dimensions World Broadcasting Network
New Dimensions Radio
P.O. Box 569
Ukiah, CA 95482
Phone: 707.468.5215
www.newdimensions.org

Format

CD

Abstract

This collection is a 13-week radio series on Deep Ecology.  The programs, each lasting one hour, explore the philosophy of Deep Ecology, the ecofeminism movement, the Greens, social ecology, and conservation biology.  The following scientists, philosophers, writers, and activists are interviewed: Part 1: David Suzuki; Part 2: Edward Abbey, Paul Shepard, Dave Foreman, John Seed, Stephanie Mills, Casey Walker, Max Oelschlaeger, Reed Noss, Cecilia Lanman, Connie Barlow, Bill Mollison; Part 3: Arne Naess, George Sessions, Doug Tompkins, Harold Glasser, Stephanie Mills, Fritjof Capra; Part 4: Joanna Macy, Ted Roszak, Edward Wilson, Helena Norberg-hodge; Part 5: Paul Ehrlich; Part 6: Bill Devall, Frederick Turner, David Orr, Patsy Hallen, Trudy Frisk, Casey Walker, Kelpie Wilson, David Brower; Part 7: Jerry Mander, Helena Norberg-hodge; Part 8: Gary Snyder; Part 9: Kirkpatrick Sale, Stephanie Mills, Peter Berg, Kelpie Wilson, Jeanne Roy, Dick Roy; Part 10: Arne Naess; Part 11: John Seed, Dolores Lachapelle, Gus Dizerega, Ed Mcgaa, Eagleman, Connie Barlow, Alan Drengson, Winona Laduke; Part 12: Dave Foreman, Bill Devall, Guboo Ted Thomas, Cecilia Lanman, Tim Hermach, Kelpie Wilson, Julia "butterfly" Hill, John Jeavons, Reed Noss, Jeanne Roy, Dick Roy; Part 13: George Sessions.  The complete series is available in CD format at: www.amazon.com

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Title

Missa Gaia: Earth Mass

Series None Listed
Publisher Litchfield, Conn.: Living Music Records, Inc., 1982
Credits Producer: Paul Winter and Oscar Castro-Neves
Soprano Sax: Paul Winter
Oboe and English Horn: Nancy Rumbel
Cello: Eugene Friesen
Classical and 12–string Guitar: Jim Scott
Voice: Susan Osborn, Cathedral Chorus and Choristers
Organ and Piano: Paul Halley
Piano on “Beatitudes”: Phil Markowitz
Percussion: Ted Moore, Jim Saporito, Guilherme Franco
Bass: Gordon Johnson
Conductors: Gil Robbins, Paul Halley
Natural Sounds: wolf, whale, eagle, harp seal, Amazonian musical wren, Russian loon, and others.
Format Musical CD
Abstract Performed in the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City as an ecumenical mass, this musical CD integrates music with natural sounds in order to celebrate the earth as a sacred place.

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Title

One God, One Family, One Earth: Responding to the Gifts of God’s Creation: An Interactive Course Exploring the Spiritual Dimensions of the Environmental Crisis

Series None Listed
Publisher New York: Episcopal Church Center, 1994
Credits Designed for the Episcopal Church by Consultant/Trainers Southwest Project Team: Eleanor R. Hill, Alfred E. Parsons, Jean M. Goodson, and the Education Action Group of the Environmental Stewardship Team: Susan Fisher, Peggy O. Welch, Carla V. Berkedal.

Others responsible for the production of this audio recording include:
Episcopal Church Center
Paul Winter Consort
Format Audio Cassette; leader’s guide; participant’s guide
Abstract Designed as a teaching tool for courses on Christian approaches to environmental stewardship. Includes an audiocassette with a unique mix of music and animal sounds by the Paul Winter Consort.

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Title

On Common Ground: World Religions in America

Series None Listed
Publisher New York: Columbia University Press, 1997
Credits None Listed
Format CD-ROM
Abstract In an interactive multimedia format, this CD-ROM explores the religious landscape of the United States. Part of the work of the Harvard University Pluralism Project, this material assists users in learning about the religious diversity of American religion since 1965. Three sections are included: Exploring the Religious Landscape, Discovering America’s Religions, and Encountering Religious Diversity.

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Title

Prayer: A Multi-Cultural Journey of Spirit

Series None Listed
Publisher Bellingham, Wash.: Soundings of the Planet, 1998
Credits Executive Producers: Dean Evenson, Dudley Evenson
Engineering and CD-ROM Authoring: Phil Heaven
Art Direction: Dudley Evenson
Graphic Design and Imaging: Bob Paltrow
Cover Concepts and CD-ROM Graphics: Sarah Evenson
Dalai Lama Photography: Kathryn Wilde
Mastering: Airshow Mastering
Musical Artists: Dean Evenson, Tom Barabas, Scott Huckabay, Lorellei/Singh Kaur, Sunyata, Daniel Paul, and others
Interactive Materials: Larry Dossey, M.D.; Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., Carl McColman, Yogananda, Caroline Myss, and others
Format CD-ROM; Mac and PC format on same disk
Abstract Contains prayer materials from Jewish, Hindu, Islamic, Christian, Buddhist, Native American, and other world religious traditions.

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Title

Prayer for the Wild Things

Series None Listed
Publisher Litchfield, Conn.: Earth Music Productions, n.d.
Credits Producer: Paul Winter
Associate Producers: Eugene Friesen and Russ Landau
Location Recordings: Mickey Houlihan, Chez Liley
Studio Recording: Russ Landau, Tommy Skarupa
Mix: Russ Landau
Edited and Mastered by: Tom Bates
Additional Editing: Chris Brown, Steve Van Zandt
Musical Artists: Paul Winter and the Earth Band
Soprano Saxophone: Paul Winter
Cello: Eugene Friesen
English Horn: Randy Wolfgang
Bassoon: Joe Urbinato
French Horn: John Clark
Heckelphone: Mark Perchanok
Contrabass Clarinet: Dennis Smylie
Pipe Organ Paul Halley
Percussion: Glen Velez, Jamey Haddad, Gordon Gottlieb
Voice: Arlie Neskahi and the White Eagle Singers
Natural Sounds: Elk, Buffalo, Grizzly Bear, Loon, Mountain Lion, Bald Eagle, Osprey, Antelope, Canada Goose, Wolf, Raven, American Bittern, White-Tailed Deer, Coyote, Boreal Owl, Golden Eagle, Sandhill Crane, Hermit Thrush, Trumpeter Swan, Whooping Crane, Upland Sandpiper, Ruffed Grouse, Greater Prarie Chicken, Willow Ptarmigan, Belted Kingfisher, Swainson’s Thrush, Western Meadowlark.
Format Musical CD
Abstract This musical CD is a companion album to Bev Doolittle’s painting entitled, Prayer for the Wild things. Recorded in wilderness areas of Helena Montana, Glacier National Park, and Yellowstone National Park, this CD interweaves natural sounds with musical accompaniments in an effort to musically paint an imaginary journey in the Northern Rocky Mountains.

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2. Science
 

Biomes: The Deciduous Forest, the Coniferous Forest, the Moist Coniferous Forest
Biomes: The Grassland, the Tundra, the Desert, the Chaparral
Conservation of Natural Resources 2.0
Conserving Earth’s Biodiversity
Discovery Series
Earth Explorer
Earth Quest
Earth's Natural Resources
Ecology
Ecology 2.0
Ecology Simulation
Ecosystems Grade 7-12
Ecosystems Grade 4-8
Encyclopedia Series
EPA’s State and Local Climate Change Outreach Kit
Evolution 2.0
Eyewitness Encyclopedia of Nature 2.0
Science Seekers

 


Title

Biomes: The Deciduous Forest, the Coniferous Forest, the Moist Coniferous Forest

Series None Listed
Publisher Chicago, IL: Clearvue & SVE, Inc., 1994
Credits

Clearvue & SVE, Inc.
6465 North Avondale Avenue
Chicago, IL  60631
Phone: 800.253.2788
Phone: 773.775.9433
Fax: 800.444.9855
Fax: 773.775.9855
http://www.clearvue.com/index.asp

Format CD-ROM
Abstract This CD-ROM introduces the concept of biome and presents information on the characteristic features of each type of biome.  There are descriptions of various biomes, including deciduous forests, the taiga-tundra transition zone, boreal and mountain boreal forests, and other forests (e.g., sitka spruce, coastal redwood, and cascade).  This CD-ROM is designed for high school or junior high school students (grades 7-12).
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Title

Biomes: The Grassland, the Tundra, the Desert, the Chaparral

Series None Listed
Publisher Chicago, IL: Clearvue & SVE, Inc., 1994
Credits

Clearvue & SVE, Inc.
6465 North Avondale Avenue
Chicago, IL  60631
Phone: 800.253.2788
Phone: 773.775.9433
Fax: 800.444.9855
Fax: 773.775.9855
http://www.clearvue.com/index.asp

Format CD-ROM; Mac and PC format on same disk
Abstract This CD-ROM presents information on various biomes, including short and tall grass prairies, temperate and tropical alpine regions, major types of tundra, desert, and chaparral, the significance of fire for the chaparral biome, and adaptations of plants and animals of these biomes.  This CD-ROM is designed for students in high school or junior high school (grades 7-12).
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Title Conservation of Natural Resources 2.0
Series Discovery School CD-ROMs
Publisher Austin, TX: Academic Superstore, n.d.

Academic Superstore
2101 E. Saint Elmo Rd
Ste 360
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 800.817.2347
Phone: 512.450.1199
Fax: 512.450.0263
http://www.academicsuperstore.com/

Credits None Listed
Format

CD-ROM
System Requirements for Mac: OSX
System Requirements for PC: Win 2000, XP

Abstract This CD-ROM presents virtual lab simulations and video journeys that cover topics of natural resource conservation, such as sustainable architecture, cotton, technology, pet clothes, and more. It also contains photos, articles, multimedia presentations, and interactive explorations of resources (renewable and nonrenewable), recycling, solar energy, oceans, preservation, restoration, sewage treatment, and endangered species. Recommended for grades 6-12, this CD-ROM includes a Teacher's Guide, an updated version of the World Book Encyclopedia, and tools for student assessment.
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Title

Conserving Earth’s Biodiversity

Series None Listed
Publisher Washington, DC/Covelo, Calif: Island Press, 2000
Credits CD-ROM Produced by: Edward O. Wilson and Dan L. Perlman
Project Director: Dan L. Perlman
Art Director: Eliza K. Jewett
Technical Director: Marco Simons
Principal Photographers: Dan L. Perlman, Tim Laman
Interactive Model Developer: Hubert Hohn
Senior Research Associates: Marco Simons, Andrea E. Johnson
Senior Technical Associate: Joel Sawady
Research Associates: Kate Dollenmayer, Sarah Dryden, Peter B. McIntyre
Media Coordinator: Eliza K. Jewett
Web Site Developer: Alphonse MacDonald
Format CD-ROM; Mac and PC format on same disk; user’s guide; materials interconnected with website
Abstract This CD-ROM provides a wealth of resources regarding the topic of biological diversity. It explores the distribution of life on Earth, the history and diversity of life, key threats to biological diversity, and various aspects of conservation biology. The project was designed and developed by two Harvard University professors specializing in biological diversity, Dan L. Perlman and Edward O. Wilson.

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Title Discoveries Series
Series Discoveries Series
Part 1: Explore the Desert Ecosystems
Part 2: Explore the Everglades Ecosystem
Part 3: Explore the Forest Ecosystem 
Publisher Austin, TX: Academic Superstore, n.d.

Academic Superstore
2101 E. Saint Elmo Rd
Ste 360
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 800.817.2347
Phone: 512.450.1199
Fax: 512.450.0263
http://www.academicsuperstore.com/

Credits Produced by: Sunburst
Format CD-ROM; Mac and PC format on same disk
Abstract This series includes four CD-ROMs, three of which are relevant to the study of the natural world: 1) Explore the Desert Ecosystems; 2) Explore the Everglades Ecosystem; 3) Explore the Forest Ecosystem.  Designed for intermediate students (grades 3-6), these CD-ROMs provide videos, photos, animation, maps, games, interactive books, an on-screen journal, and other activities that help students explore the natural and social dimensions of different ecosystems in North America, including the Sonoran Desert, the Florida Everglades, and the Appalachian Mountains.
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Title Earth Explorer
Series None Listed
Publisher Austin, TX: Academic Superstore, n.d.

Academic Superstore
2101 E. Saint Elmo Rd
Ste 360
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 800.817.2347
Phone: 512.450.1199
Fax: 512.450.0263
http://www.academicsuperstore.com/

Credits Produced by: Sunburst
Format CD-ROM; Mac and PC format on same disk
Abstract This CD-ROM is a multimedia encyclopedia that presents information on the planet Earth.  Designed as a guide for students (grades 4-9), this encyclopedia contains articles, games, interactive displays, graphs, charts, maps, and other resources that help students reflect on contemporary environmental issues, including renewable energy, global climate change, the protection of wetlands, pollution, population, human impacts on the environment, and the future of the environment.
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Title Earth Quest
Series None Listed
Publisher Austin, TX: Academic Superstore, n.d.

Academic Superstore
2101 E. Saint Elmo Rd
Ste 360
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 800.817.2347
Phone: 512.450.1199
Fax: 512.450.0263
http://www.academicsuperstore.com/

Credits Produced by: Sunburst
Format

CD-ROM
System Requirements for Mac: Mac OS 7, 8, 9, X Classic
System Requirements for PC: Win 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP

Abstract This CD-Rom presents information about the evolution of the Earth, including information about the properties of rocks, minerals, and various geophysical forces.  With interactive technology, students can watch the seismic effects of earthquakes or create 3-dimensional models of volcanoes.  This CD-ROM includes photos, audio, video, animations, text, and 200 samples of rocks, minerals, and gems.
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Title Earth's Natural Resources
Series None Listed
Publisher

Chicago, IL: Clearvue & SVE, Inc., 1995

Clearvue & SVE, Inc.
6465 North Avondale Avenue
Chicago, IL  60631
Phone: 800.253.2788
Phone: 773.775.9433
Fax: 800.444.9855
Fax: 773.775.9855
http://www.clearvue.com/index.asp

Credits None Listed
Format

CD-ROM; Mac and PC format on same disk

Abstract This CD-ROM explores natural resources (including plants and animals) and their role in the lives of humans, with particular emphasis on what makes a resource renewable.  Some of the topics presented include nuclear energy, nonrenewable fossil fuels (e.g., oil, coal, and natural gas), and cleaner energy sources (e.g., sun, water, wind, and geothermal heat).  This CD-ROM is designed primarily for intermediate students (grades 4-6).
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Title Ecology
Series None Listed
Publisher

Chicago, IL: Clearvue & SVE, Inc., 1995

Clearvue & SVE, Inc.
6465 North Avondale Avenue
Chicago, IL  60631
Phone: 800.253.2788
Phone: 773.775.9433
Fax: 800.444.9855
Fax: 773.775.9855
http://www.clearvue.com/index.asp

Credits None Listed
Format

CD-ROM; Mac and PC format on same disk

Abstract The two CD-ROMs in this series describe basic concepts of ecology and of the relationships between animals, plants, and nonliving beings, including information on ecosystems such as hardwood forests, grasslands, deserts, swamps, seashores, and communities built by humans. There is a focus on three ecological concepts in particular: living communities, adaptation, and food energy flow.  Designed for students (grades 4-9), these CD-ROMs provide lessons on the future consequences of human modifications of ecosystems, food chains, and food webs.
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Title Ecology2.0
Series Discovery School CD-ROMs
Publisher

Austin, TX: Academic Superstore, n.d.
Academic Superstore
2101 E. Saint Elmo Rd
Ste 360
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 800.817.2347
Phone: 512.450.1199
Fax: 512.450.0263
http://www.academicsuperstore.com/

Credits None Listed
Format

CD-ROM
System Requirements for Mac: OSX
System Requirements for PC: Win 2000, XP

Abstract This CD-ROM focuses on various topics in ecology.  Featuring interactive presentations on ecosystems and biomes, this CD-ROM introduces predator-prey relationships, species, habitats, niches, infectious diseases, ocean ecosystems, weather forecasting, and principles of scientific investigation. Recommended for grades 6-12, this CD-ROM includes a Teacher's Guide, an updated version of the World Book Encyclopedia, and tools for student assessment.
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Title Ecology Simulation
Series None Listed
Publisher

Rochester, NY: WARD'S Natural Science Establishment, LLC, n.d.
WARD'S Natural Science Establishment, LLC
5100 West Henrietta Road
P.O. Box 92912
Rochester, NY  14692-9012
Phone: 800.962.2660
Phone: 585.359.2502
Fax: 585.334.6174
http://www.wardsci.com/default.asp

Credits None Listed
Format

CD-ROM
System Requirements for Mac: G3 processor or higher, OS 8.6 or higher, 64 MB RAM
System Requirements for PC: Win 98/SE/NT4/ME/2000/XP, 64 MB RAM

Abstract This CD-ROM presents information on diverse biomes, including virtual lab experiments, slide shows, and video journeys though various ecosystems.  Some of the topics covered include predator-prey relations, habitats, niches, infectious diseases, oceans, weather, and principles of scientific inquiry.  This CD-ROM includes an updated World Book Encyclopedia for students to use as a guide for references and research.
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Title Ecosystems
Series None Listed
Publisher

Chicago, IL: Clearvue & SVE, Inc., 1994
Clearvue & SVE, Inc.
6465 North Avondale Avenue
Chicago, IL  60631
Phone: 800.253.2788
Phone: 773.775.9433
Fax: 800.444.9855
Fax: 773.775.9855
http://www.clearvue.com/index.asp

Credits None Listed
Format

CD-ROM

Abstract This collection of CD-ROMS presents multimedia information on ecosystems, with introductions to concepts of trophic levels and explorations of energy flow (including the capture, use, and transfer of energy) and principles of material cycles.  This comprehensive program is designed for students in high school or junior high school (grades 7-12).
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Title Ecosystems
Series None Listed
Publisher

Austin, TX: Academic Superstore, n.d.
Academic Superstore
2101 E. Saint Elmo Rd
Ste 360
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 800.817.2347
Phone: 512.450.1199
Fax: 512.450.0263
http://www.academicsuperstore.com/

Credits Produced by: Sunburst
Format

Floppy disk for PC

Abstract Designed for students (grades 4-8), this program facilitates exploration of the basic principles of ecosystems, including the concept of interdependency, energy cycles, food webs, and population dynamics.  This program covers 18 species, and provides simulations in which students have the opportunity to build and sustain an island ecosystem.
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Title Encyclopedia Series
Series Encyclopedia Series
Part 1: Encyclopedia of Endangered Wildlife
Part 2: Encyclopedia of Our Living Oceans
Publisher

Austin, TX: Academic Superstore, n.d.
Academic Superstore
2101 E. Saint Elmo Rd
Ste 360
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 800.817.2347
Phone: 512.450.1199
Fax: 512.450.0263
http://www.academicsuperstore.com/

Credits Produced by DK Multimedia, under the patronage of UNESCO, and in consultation with the National Museum of Natural History (Paris)
Format

CD-ROM
System Requirements for Mac: OS 7.5.3/8/9/9/X CLASSIC
System Requirements for PC: Win 95, 98, ME, XP

Abstract This series includes three CD-ROMS, two of which are particularly relevant for the study of the natural world: 1) Encyclopedia of Endangered Wildlife; 2) Encyclopedia of Our Living OceansEncyclopedia of Endangered Wildlife presents information on the global problem of species extinction, with profiles of 285 species, articles, maps, photos, interviews with scientists, Internet links, and the text of the Endangered Species Act.  Designed for students (grade 7+) and adults, Encyclopedia of Our Living Oceans presents information the diversity of marine life, the history of oceanography, and details about different ecosystems in the ocean or along rocky or sandy coasts.  This CD-ROM includes videos, photos, articles, interviews, animations, Internet links, 100 species profiles, and 175 marine fact sheets.  
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Title

EPA’s State and Local Climate Change Outreach Kit

Series None Listed
Publisher Washington, D.C.: Environmental Protection Agency, 2000
Credits Produced by: EPA Office of Air and Radiation (6201J); EPA-430–C-00–001
Format CD-ROM; PC Format
Abstract This CD-ROM focuses on educating public policy leaders and the general public on basic issues involved in climate change. Includes a slide show on climate change, camera-ready background pieces; climate change science fact sheets, climate change video list, internet links, and more.
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Title

Evolution2.0

Series Discovery School CD-ROMs
Publisher Austin, TX: Academic Superstore, n.d.

Academic Superstore
2101 E. Saint Elmo Rd
Ste 360
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 800.817.2347
Phone: 512.450.1199
Fax: 512.450.0263
http://www.academicsuperstore.com/

Credits None Listed
Format

CD-ROM
System Requirements for Mac: OSX
System Requirements for PC: Win 2000, XP

Abstract This CD-ROM presents various aspects of evolution, including topics such as adaptation, fossils, the Galapagos, Charles Darwin, and more.  This CD-ROM includes virtual simulations of lab experiments, video journeys (in English and in Spanish), slide shows, an updated version of the World Book Encyclopedia, interactive activities, and tools for student assessment.
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Title

Eyewitness Encyclopedia of Nature 2.0

Series Eyewitness Encyclopedia Series
Publisher Austin, TX: Academic Superstore, n.d.

Academic Superstore
2101 E. Saint Elmo Rd
Ste 360
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 800.817.2347
Phone: 512.450.1199
Fax: 512.450.0263
http://www.academicsuperstore.com/

Credits None Listed
Format

CD-ROM
System Requirements for Mac: OSX
System Requirements for PC: Win 2000, XP

Abstract This is an interactive encyclopedia that facilitates exploration of animals, plants, and their habitats.  This CD-ROM includes color photographs, animations, videos of exotic habitats, audio narration, texts, and numerous articles.  With a broad range of applications, this product is designed for use by students (grade 3 and up) and adults.
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Title

Science Seekers
Part 1: Ecosystems in Balance
Part 2: Safe Groundwater
Part 3: The Changing Earth

Series None Listed
Publisher Austin, TX: Academic Superstore, n.d.

Academic Superstore
2101 E. Saint Elmo Rd
Ste 360
Austin, TX 78744
Phone: 800.817.2347
Phone: 512.450.1199
Fax: 512.450.0263
http://www.academicsuperstore.com/

Credits Produced by: Tom Snyder
Format

CD-ROM
System Requirements for PC: Win OS XP / 2000 / Vista: Pentium III with sound, 500 MHz; 256 MB; 16 bit colors; 800x600 resolution
System Requirements for Mac: Mac OS X 10.3.9 / 10.4 / 10.5; PowerPC, G3 700 MHz; 256 MB; Thousands of colors; 800x600 resolution

Abstract This series includes three CD-ROMs: Ecosystems in Balance; Safe Groundwater; and The Changing EarthEcosystems in Balance covers concepts related to ecosystems, including food webs, places on the food chain (e.g., producers, consumers, decomposers), habitat, niche, predator-prey relationships, population dynamics, and extinction.  Safe Groundwater introduces concepts related to the hydrologic cycle, including water tables, aquifers, pollution, recharge and discharge, and runoff.  The Changing Earth introduces concepts related to geological processes, including plate tectonics, erosion, sedimentary rock, metamorphic rock, igneous rock, lave and magma, sediment, strata, mountain ranges, landforms, volcanoes, satellite imagery, weathering, and more.  Each of these titles includes a Teacher’s Guide and supplies for student investigations and for student assessment.
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