Abacus Project - Have fun solving math problems in an enviromental arade...bonus flash card to improve ,_,X,/
Version: 1On your way home from school, you tumble into a mysterious underground laboratory.
License: Free To Try $29.95
Operating System: Mac OS X
To escape the lab, you must solve a series of challenging math puzzles. Hostile blobs, flying critters, blasts of steam and many other obstacles stand in your way.
And your sole companion, a nervous PDA named Abacus, has a bad case of memory loss.
That's the premise of The Abacus Project, a compelling new adventure program designed to develop children's math, logic and problem-solving skills. Children can spend more time on higher-level thinking than on basic computation.
Everyone will enjoy this entertaining, engaging game that enables children to build a strong basic math foundation.
In this module, children solve a series of mathematics puzzles. The puzzles challenge and build children's skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
In this module, children engage in an environmental arcade game interspersed with the mathematics puzzles from Puzzle Play.
Children take on the role of a child named Kim. On the way home from school, Kim falls into a mysterious underground laboratory. With help from the sometimes-forgetful Abacus, Kim must find a way out of the lab. Along the way, Kim must pass through a series of locked security doors. To open a door, children must solve a math puzzle. Strange forces are on the loose in the lab. Kim must navigate safely past hostile blobs, flying critters, blasts of steam and many other obstacles.
The Flash Cards module aims to help children increase their speed and accuracy in basic math problems.
This module focuses on developing automatic recall and fluency of basic math facts.
· Recall addition and subraction facts to 19
· Recall multiplication facts to 12 X 12
· Recall division facts to 144/12
· Power Mac with 133 MHz processor (or better)
· 64 MB free RAM
· 640 x 480 resolution display with thousands of colors (or better)
· CD-ROM drive (required for program installation only)
· 155 MB available hard-disk space