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Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

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Released: 2006-07-10

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Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2007 [Old Version] by Microsoft

Software Details

Brand: MicrosoftMedia: DVD-ROMHardware Platform: PCOperating System: Windows XP
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Description

Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2007 provides students with integrated homework tools and content, such as online math homework help, a graphing calculator, Microsoft Office templates and tutorials designed specifically for students, foreign language help, and a Web search companion with trusted Encarta content to help them achieve academic confidence and success.

Platforms

Windows XP

Product Features

  • A full-featured 2-D and 3-D graphing calculator with tools for graphing scientific formulas and math equations from simple math to calculus
  • Students can produce outstanding book reports, creative projects, essays and oral presentations using the wide range of reference materials
  • Translation dictionaries for French, German, Spanish, and Italian
  • A full version of Encarta Premium 2007 encyclopedia
  • Online math homework help with a one-year subscription to Hotmath

Editorial Review

Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2007 provides students with integrated homework tools and content. Features include online math homework help, a graphing calculator, Microsoft Office templates and tutorials designed specifically for students, foreign language help, and a Web search companion with trusted Encarta content to help them achieve academic confidence and success.



The Step-by-Step Equation Solver provides students with solutions to many math problems encountered in both middle school and high school. View larger.


The 3-D graphing calculator functions more efficiently than many stand-alone calculators costing up to $100. View larger.


Microsoft Student's book summaries give you insights that make for great book reports. View larger.

Many Encarta articles have links to photos, video, articles on related topics, and links to approved content on the Web. View larger.


Encarta Kids provides children ages 7-12 a safer place to explore all kinds of topics. View larger.

Microsoft Math can help with difficult math problems in math and science
Is your arithmetic a little rusty? Don't worry. Your kids will have all the help they need to confidently tackle the most difficult math problems in trigonometry, calculus, chemistry and physics using Microsoft Math.

The Step-by-Step Equation Solver provides students with step-by-step solutions to many math problems encountered in both middle and high school, including:

  • Common Arithmetic
  • Pre-algebra
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry

Online math homework help is at your fingertips via instant access to Hotmath; a one-year subscription is included with your purchase of Micosoft Student. Hotmath works with more than 100 math textbooks (primarily US-based textbooks) and gives students assistance on specific problems from their textbook by selecting the textbook's publisher and title and then entering the chapter, page, and specific problem number

Microsoft Math also includes a full-featured 2-D and 3-D graphing calculator. This powerful tool functions more efficiently than many stand-alone calculators costing up to $100. Work can be saved to finish later, added to Word or PowerPoint documents, or shared with study groups. The graphing calculator also provides:

  • Tools for graphing scientific formulas and math equations from simple math to calculus
  • Enhanced 3D technology
  • Changeable skins

The Triangle Solver tool helps develop geometry skills. Now students can easily input their own values. Based on input from the student, the calculator can determine the missing information and draw the triangle to scale. The Triangle Solver even provides the math rules it used to compute the missing values.

The Equation Library contains more than 125 interactive common math equations and formulas. Students can type in live inputs and the Library will provide the missing variable—and in some cases even graph the equation.

The Unit Conversion Tool is extremely useful in both math and sciences by making it easy for students to quickly convert units of measure such as:

  • Length
  • Area
  • Volume
  • Weight
  • Temperature
  • Pressure
  • Energy
  • Power
  • Velocity
  • Consumption

Language and Literature Resources
Students can produce outstanding book reports, creative projects, essays and oral presentations using the wide range of reference materials available in Microsoft Student. Other language and literature tools include:

  • Encarta Style Guide
  • Information on Document Design
  • Quotations
  • Foreign Language Tools in Spanish, French, German, Italian
  • Book Summaries

Foreign Language Help
Microsoft Student includes translation dictionaries for:

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Verb conjugations are available for:

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Learning Essentials
Microsoft Office applications like Word, Excel and PowerPoint (not included) work together with Learning Essentials to provide templates and tutorials that will help your student create top-quality reports and presentations.

Learning Essentials includes templates for different types of compositions, from social studies reports to informative essays. There are also organizational tools for applying to college. Additional tutorials include:

  • How to use Excel
  • How to conduct research
  • Chart and graph basics
  • Literary analysis tool

A full version of Encarta Premium 2007 encyclopedia
Microsoft Encarta Premium 2007 provides up-to-date content and engaging multimedia. Whether you’re searching online or offline, it’s the trusted way for everyone in the family to easily find relevant and reliable information on just about any subject. Encarta Premium 2007 features a new look and feel that makes it easy to use. You'll be able to get started right away exploring scholarly knowledge from one of the world’s most trusted encyclopedias.

Thousands of media-rich, up-to-date articles you can trust
When searching offline, you can access more than 64,000 articles on just about any topic—with links to related information. The authors of the detailed articles in Encarta Premium 2007 are experts in their field. And every time you go online, your Encarta Premium 2007 content is updated with automatic downloads that add new information directly into existing articles. Many Encarta articles are enhanced with rich multimedia content. Encarta Premium 2007 contains more multimedia resources than ever, including more than 300 videos, 3000 sound clips, 26,000 photos, and illustrations from trusted sources.

Want to watch wildlife? Explore Mars? Travel the globe from the comfort of your home? Microsoft Encarta Premium 2007 has the visual tools to help. See historic events and places with 2-and 3-D virtual tours. Get a new perspective on the past with the unique Dynamic Timeline, which illustrates key events from geologic time to the present day. Feel the excitement of swimming with the sharks and more. Enjoy the 32 captivating videos from the Discovery Channel which let you view a range of topics in detail. Some Encarta articles also include virtual tours: From our solar system to the ruins of Pompeii, special images guide you through the physical layout of the subjects that interest you.

Search more efficiently using Web Companion
Information is readily accessible thanks to the Encarta Search Bar. Results include trusted information from both Encarta Premium 2007 and the Web. Many Internet searches bring up links that aren’t relevant to the research subject. Using Web Companion to conduct searches, students instantly see links to related Encarta content.

Geopolitical, climatic, and topographical maps of the world
Zoom in and out to see more or less detail. Click anywhere on the map and find instant links to related information.

New equation solver
Stuck on a math problem? Input your own problems into the equation solver and get a quick answer and step-by-step help on how to solve it.

A wide range of trusted Encarta reference tools
Encarta Premium 2007 includes a dictionary, a thesaurus, and translation dictionaries.

Editorially approved content
Kids can use Web Links to over 29,000 Web sites, pre-selected by Encarta editors for relevant and age-appropriate research material.

Encarta Kids
This special area is for younger learners, ages 7 to 12. Packed with age-appropriate articles and lively multimedia, Encarta Kids provides your children with a safer place to explore all kinds of topics. Learning will become a lifetime activity. This colorful, easy to navigate environment has plenty of maps, photos, and interactive quizzes to engage your children's imaginations. With age-appropriate articles, maps, and photos, it’s a great place for children to explore their universe.

More Details

Publisher: Microsoft SoftwareCategory: Encyclopedias & DictionariesBinding: DVD-ROM


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