Designed for Key Stage 1, The Learnerís Library: Materials is a reference CD that explores the topic of materials.
Video footage and photographs combine with two different levels of text to provide information on natural materials, man-made materials and the properties of different materials. Each entry includes several pages of information, that are fully narrated and can be access through a menu, index or search facility.
The program also includes a spoken glossary, extensive teacherís section, printable worksheets, a scrapbook facility and a selection of activities based on materials.
This product is also part of The Learner's Library: Volume 2 money-saving compilation.
- Features fun activities to reinforce learning.
- Learn about natural materials, man-made materials and the properties of materials.
- An ideal reference resource for home work.
- Features topics covered at school.
PC: Pentium II 500mhz processor or greater, Microsoft Windows 98, 2000, XP or Vista, 128mb RAM, 16 bit colour.
Mac: Power Mac G3 400mhz processor or greater, OS X (up to 10.4), 128mb RAM, 16 bit colour.
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The main menu provides access to the main information section, the activities, spoken glossary, scrapbook and teacher settings section.
In each category, the individual materials menu provides a graphical link for the player to find out about each topic.
The search page provides another method of locating information on materials and will try to find a match even if the word is spelt wrongly!
The index lists each material featured in the title and is also great for Literacy.
Each entry includes several pages of information and pictures. Each page is fully narrated and features 2 levels of text.
The Learner's Library titles also feature simple activities. In this one, the player practises sorting materials.