KGA Resource Center

CD-Roms

Interactive Geography, Pierian Spring Software
MacIntosh LCIII or above (PowerMac compatible), General Geography
2 copies
Five Themes of Geography in interactive form, adapts to student's skill level

The Americas, Pierian Spring Software
Mac, North America
Grades 3 and higher
Teacher preferences, learning activities, complete database, lesson plans

Mission Geography, NASA and the Geography Education National Implementation Projecrt
Microsoft Windows 95, Windows ME, Windows 98, or Windows NT 4.0 with Service Pack 3 or later, Apple System Software version 7.5.3 or later for Acrobat, World Geography
Grades K-12

GIS for Schools and Libraries, Environmental Systems Research Institute
Windows or Macintosh, This CD contains installation software, geographic data, images, screenshows, documents, movies, and more! All of it is designed to help you learn about and use geographic information systems in schools, libraries, and other neat places.
http://www.esri.com/base/markets/k-12/k-12.html

Click & Learn, Windows or Macintosh, This demo CD contains software for USA Geography, World Geography and Your State Geography. We also include Anatomy, Mathematics, and 3 supplemental topics.

www.clickandlearn.com

PC Globe 4.0, 1990, PC Globe, Inc.
Instant profiles of 190 countries.

The Real Picture World Atlas, 1993, Now What Software
MAC/MPC, World Geography

ArcView 2.1, 1994, Environmental Systems Research Institute
Upgrade version of ArcView 2.0

Kansas Facts & Factivities, 1996, Carole Marsh
Macintosh, Windows, United States--Kansas
Grades 3-9, Ages 7-14
Includes CD-ROM, teacher's guide, reproducible activites, and lesson plans.
More than 100 state facts that every student needs to know.

Geography Awareness Week 1998: Exploring People, Places, and Patters with Geographic Information Systems, 1998, National Geographic Society
Windows or Macintosh

3-D TopoQuads: Kansas, 1999, DeLorme
www.delorme.com

U.S. Regional Geography Southwest Picture Show, 1999, National Geographic Society
Apple, Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, United States
Includes two shows, user's guide, scripts, student information, and classroom activities.
Provides a general introduction to the physical and cultural geography of Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma.

The Westward Movement Picture Show, 1999, National Geographic Society
Macintosh, Windows, United States

U.S. Regional Geography Southeast Picture Show, 1999, National Geographic Society
Apple, Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, United States
Includes two shows, user's guide, scripts, student information, and classroom activities.
Describes the region's physical geography, how it has influenced settlement patterns, and the way people have changed the region's environment.

First Encounters: Native Americans and Europeans in the Mississippi Valley, 2000, Arkansas Archeological Survey
Mac and Windows, United States
middle school, high school, and college
Thank you, Arkansas Archeological Survey!!!
"To explore...16th and 17th-century encounters, this CD provides students and instructors with an extensive collection of historical texts, maps, art works, and artifact images.
Over 2,500 information and activity screens offer hundreds of interactive learning exercises, tutorials, quizzes, essay challenges, and bibliographies in English, French, and Spanish language tracks."
www.uark.edu/depts/contact

National Geographic Maps, National Geographic Society
Windows 98, Windows 95, Maps and Atlases
8 Install Me CD-ROMs.
www.nationalgeographic.com

Hello USA, 1993, Tom Snyder Productions
IBM/Tandy & 100% Compatibles