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Thinking & Problem Solving

Released: 2002-03-22

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Thinkin' Things Galactic Brain (Jewel Case) by The Learning Company

Software Details

Brand: The Learning Compa..Media: CD-ROMHardware Platform: MacOperating System: Macintosh
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Description

Develop problem solving skills essential forsuccess!Product InformationLearn to think out of this world.  Your brainpower is needed all across thegalaxy!  Develop logic sequencing and decision-making skills as you tradeearth objects organize Fripples in space and alter gravity and motion. You'll discover worlds to see and do with new challenges every nanosecond youplay!Thinkin' Things Galactic Brain Benders is brimming with learning opportunitiesfor students working on their own or with others.  Includes five stellargame environments with hundreds of problem-solving challenges and dozens ofskill levels you control.  The activities build logic and reasoning skillsand let children explore gravity motion inertia and more!Builds thinking and problem-solving skills.  Blast off to a galaxy ofbrain-building fun!Skills Learned Deductive and Inductive Reasoning Early Computer Programming Skills Predict Outes and Test Rules Gravity Friction Motion and Inertia Analyze and Synthesize InformationProduct FeaturesAssess Deduce & Trade!With Stocktopus as your broker exchange items with traders from around theworld. Make the trade sequences required to achieve your "portfolio"goals. Next step: Wall Street!Carving BLOXEnter a world where balls roll and collide on virtual metal that you shape. Sendballs up inclines through grooves and down holes as you experiment with physicsproperties.Manipulate Special EffectsTiny green aliens have used special effects tools to change a photograph.Analyze the picture and line up the alien team that faded dented and twistedit. Create your own images!Strengthen Deductive ReasoningSolve the Case of the Empty ripple House. The Fripples can't move in until youread the clues in each room and determine where each Fripple belongs.Build Programming SkillsIt's football season - create the half-time show! Learn beginning puterprogramming skills as you and control moving formations of marching bandsplayers and cheerle

Platforms

Mac, Windows

Editorial Review

Your brainpower is needed all across the galaxy. Develop logic, sequencing, and decision-making skills as you organize Fripples in space, experiment with special-effects tools, and program a half-time show at the Intergalactic Rocket Bowl. Plus, alter gravity and motion in a virtual metal world. Throughout the program you'll be challenged to learn to think ahead, test hypotheses, observe results, and draw valid conclusions. Additional Web-based challenges are available to keep the fun and learning going.

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Publisher: The Learning Compa..Category: Thinking & Problem SolvingBinding: CD-ROM


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