1998 Media Technology Catalog
  World Geography

National Geographic Society World Geography Multimedia Programs

Let your students experience the many facets of world geography with these outstanding multimedia program. From vibrant posters to full-featured CD-ROMs, everything you need to expand your classroom presentation is available in this array of resources.


STV: World Geography Videodiscs | STV: North American Videodiscs
STV: Solar System Videodisc | STV: The Restless Earth Videodisc
STV: Water Videodisc | STV: Rain Forest Videodisc | STV: Atmosphere Videodisc
GTV: Planetary Manager™ Videodisc
NGS PictureShow™ CD-ROM: Earth's Endangered Environments
NGS PictureShow™ CD-ROM: Geology | Picture Atlas of the World CD-ROM
GeoBee CD-ROM | ZipZapMap! Software | NGS PicturePack Transparencies
NGS Posters

STV: World Geography Videodisc

photo These outstanding interactive videodiscs from National Geographic offer a wealth of information which, combined with your classroom instruction, will turn all your students into active, inquiring learners.

Features

  • In their travels, students discover the unique landscapes, climates, and plant and animal life of all the continents.
  • Level I kit contains CAV videodisc(s), Teacher's Guide with bar codes, lesson plans, glossary, photo and video index, scripts, and student activities.
  • Level III contains all of the above AND software diskettes containing National Geographic magazine and book excerpts, photo essays, an extended glossary, a Presenter tool for creating your own presentations; and a Software Guide.

Program Components

Level I Series
Entire Set0-02-823617-3$607.50
Volume I: Asia and Australia0-02-823618-1$225.00
Volume II: Africa and Europe0-02-823619-X$225.00
Volume III: South American and Antarctica0-02-823620-3$225.00
Level III Macintosh Series
Entire Series0-02-823621-1$877.50
Volume I: Asia and Australia0-02-823622-X$325.00
Volume II: Africa and Europe0-02-823623-8$325.00
Volume III: South America and Antarctica0-02-823624-6$325.00

System Requirements

Level I
  • TV monitor
  • Any videodisc player equipped with a bar code reader or remote
Level III
  • Macintosh with at least 2M RAM
  • System 6.0.8 or higher (2.5M RAM for System 7 or higher)
  • HyperCard® Version 2.0v2 or higher
  • 3.5" disk drive
  • Hard drive
  • RS-232 cable to connect videodisc player to computer

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STV: North America Videodiscs

photo From the East Coast to the Pacific, the United States is a geographic wonder. These interactive videodiscs bring it all home to your students.

Features

  • Two hundred photographs and supplementary maps spotlight specific locations and geographic features.
  • Level I kit contains two CAV videodiscs, Teacher's Guide with bar codes, lesson plans, glossary, photo and video index, scripts, and student activities.
  • Level III kits contain all the above AND software diskettes containing National Geographic magazine and book excerpts, photo essays, an extended glossary, a Presenter tool for creating your own presentations, and a Software Guide.

Program Components

Level I Kit0-02-823615-7$225.00
Level III Kit0-02-823616-5$325.00

System Requirements

Level I
  • TV monitor
  • Any videodisc player equipped with a bar code reader or remote
Level III
  • Macintosh with at least 2M RAM
  • System 6.0.8 or higher (2.5M RAM for System 7 or higher)
  • HyperCard® Version 2.0v2 or higher
  • 3.5" disk drive
  • Hard drive
  • RS-232 cable to connect videodisc player to computer

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STV: Solar System Videodisc

photo Your students will be fascinated by full-motion footage transmitted from space, computer-enhanced imagery, and animation that provide a realistic look at planetary phenomena. Teacher's Guide included.

Program Components

Level I Kit
Level III Macintosh Kit
0-02-823625-4
0-02-823626-2
$225.00
$325.00

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STV: Restless Earth Videodisc

photo Your students will explore the breathtaking strength of earthquakes and volcanoes -- the geologic forces that continually change the face of the earth. The videodisc covers plate tectonics, spreading, subduction, and more in locations such as Iceland, Djibouti, and Japan. Teacher's Guide included.

Program Components

Level I Kit
Level III Macintosh Kit
0-02-823627-0
0-02-823628-9
$225.00
$325.00

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STV: Water Videodisc

photo Where does our fresh water come from? What can we do to protect our water supply? Your students travel the United States as they learn about challenges to the nation's water resources. Spanish-language track included. Teacher's Guide included.

Program Components

Level I Kit
Level III Macintosh Kit
0-02-823665-3
0-02-823666-1
$225.00
$325.00

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STV: Rain Forest Videodisc

photo This award-winner brings the rain forest to life and helps your students appreciate this spectacular environment and the challenges facing its fragile ecosystem. Teacher's Guide included.

Program Components

Level I Kit
Level III Macintosh Kit
0-02-823629-7
0-02-823630-0
$225.00
$325.00

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STV: Atmosphere Videodisc

photo Students learn how the invisible layer of air that shields the earth makes life possible. They also consider the consequences of pollution, the greenhouse effect, and global warming. Teacher's Guide included.

Program Components

Level I Kit
Level III Macintosh Kit
0-02-823667-X
0-02-823668-8
$225.00
$325.00

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GTV: Planetary Manager™ Videodisc

photo A series of short videos on this award-winning videodisc examine environmental concerns, such as global warming, solid waste management, land degradation, and ozone depletion, as well as positive actions we can take to preserve Earth.

Program Components

Level I Kit
Level III Macintosh Kit
Level III Macintosh Kit for DOS
0-02-823635-1
0-02-823636-X
0-02-823638-6
$295.00
$395.00
$395.00

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NGS PictureShow™ CD-ROM: Earth's Endangered Environments

photo This program helps students understand the challenges to the ecosystems of rain forests and wetlands. The package includes one CD-ROM, a User's Guide, class activities, and library catalog cards.

Program Components

Macintosh/Windows
Macintosh/Windows Lab Pack
0-02-823678-5
0-02-822013-7
$45.95
$137.95

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NGS PictureShow™ CD-ROM: Geology

photo More than 100 images explain rocks and minerals, weathering, and erosion. Background information, a read-along feature, and English and Spanish narrations help your students understand the basic geological factors that affect Earth.

Program Components

Macintosh/Windows
Macintosh/Windows Lab Pack
0-02-823677-7
0-02-822012-9
$45.95
$137.95

System Requirements

Macintosh
  • Computer with at least 4M RAM
  • System 6.0.8 or higher
  • 13" or larger monitor with at least 256 colors
  • CD-ROM drive
Windows
  • Multimedia PC with at least 4M RAM and a 20MHz 80386DX or higher microprocessor
  • Microsoft Windows version 3.1 or higher
  • DOS version 5.0 or higher
  • Monitor with 256 colors

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Picture Atlas of the World CD-ROM

photo This prize-winning resource contains high-resolution maps of every nation, as well as color photographs of each country's people, places and unique physical geography.

Features

  • This unsurpassed CD-ROM features more than 800 interactive maps, as well as more than 1,200 full-screen color photographs.
  • Fascinating audio and video clips demonstrate languages, music, and cultural traditions of nations around the globe.
  • Totally up-to-date information and photographs illustrate recent political changes around the globe.

Program Components

DOS 0-02-823652-1 $79.95
Macintosh/Windows 0-02-823654-8 $79.95
*Teacher's Edition Lab Pack Mac/Win 0-02-822011-0 $239.95
*Teacher's Edition Lab Pack DOS 0-02-822010-2 $239.95
*A Lab Pack includes 5 CD-ROMs and 1 set of Teacher's Materials

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GeoBee CD-ROM

Bring the excitement of the National Geography Bee into your classroom with GeoBee, our new software game! GeoBee lets your students experience the thrill of the Society's National Geography Bee for themselves by answering questions used in the Bee.

Features

  • Approximately 3,000 questions, all chosen from actual questions used in the National Geography Bee.
  • Three levels of difficulty -- beginner, intermediate, advanced.
  • Entertaining sound effects and animation.

Program Components

Macintosh 0-02-823682-3 $29.95
Windows 0-02-823683-1 $29.95
Multi-User License 0-02-822021-8 $119.95
GeoBee CD-ROM (PC/Mac) 0-02-822037-4 $39.95
*GeoBee CD-ROM Lab Pack 0-02-822037-4 $119.95
*Lab Pack consists of 5 CD-ROMs (PC/Mac) and a set of Teachers Materials

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ZipZapMap! Software

photo Want to increase your students' knowledge of geography? This fast-paced game invites students to learn the basic geography of the U.S. and the world, as they place countries, states, capitals, and geographic features on a map.

Features

  • Students earn points by correctly placing the software's puzzle pieces as they tumble from the top of a computer screen.
  • Unique sound effects tell students when they're correct and when they've made a mistake.
  • Once they've conquered the basics, they can make the program more difficult and speed it up.

Program Components

ZipZapMap! USA
Windows0-02-823646-7$29.95
DOS0-02-823647-5$29.95
Macintosh0-02-823648-3$29.95
Multi-User License0-02-822018-8$119.95
ZipZapMap! World
Windows0-02-823649-1$39.95
DOS0-02-823650-5$39.95
Macintosh0-02-823651-3$39.95
Multi-User License0-02-822019-6$149.95

System Requirements

Macintosh
  • 2.5M of RAM
  • At least System 6.0.8 or higher
  • 3.5" disk drive and a hard drive
Windows
  • IBM PS/1, PS/2, or 100% compatible with at least 2M RAM
  • Microsoft Windows 3.1 or higher
  • Windows-compatible mouse
  • Windows compatible color monitor with VGA graphics
  • 3.5" high-density disk drive and a hard drive
  • Amplified speakers or headphones and a Windows-compatible audio adapter
DOS
  • IBM PS/1, PS/2, or 100% compatible with at least 1M RAM
  • 12MHz 80286 or higher microprocessor
  • DOS 3.3 or higher 7.0 or higher
  • IBM PS/2 color monitor with VGA graphics or 100% compatible
  • 3.5" or 5.25" high-density disk drive and a hard drive
  • Amplified speakers or headphones and a Sound Blaster audio adapter, or 100% compatible

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NGS PicturePack Transparencies

Program Components

Physical Geography of the World0-02-823643-2$80.00
Native Americans: Eastern Woodlands and Plains0-02-823974-1$45.95
Native Americans: Southwest, Northwest, Arctic0-02-823975-X$45.95

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NGS Posters

Program Components

Images of the World Poster Set0-02-823641-6$45.95
Eye of the Environment
Rain Forests0-02-823960-1$29.95
Vanishing Wildlife0-02-823965-2$29.95
Pollution0-02-823861-X$29.95
Trash0-02-823959-8$29.95
Desertification0-02-823964-4$29.95
Energy0-02-823962-8$29.95
Water Distribution0-02-823936-6$29.95
Coral Reefs0-02-823966-0$29.95
Ozone0-02-823958-X$29.95
Complete Library0-02-823642-4$103.95

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