Magic School Bus Explores The Rainforest (PC, CD-ROM) Microsoft - 1994 USA, Canada Release

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Magic School Bus Explores The Rainforest
Product ID 93007-79627
Product UPC 093007796274
Platform(s) PC
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1994
Publisher(s) Microsoft
Category(s) Education, Science, Ecology
Recommended age(s) 6-10.
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

A fun-filled, fact-packed science adventure!

What a great idea! Ms. Frizzle and her class are bringing the rainforest to life right in the classroom! Hop aboard The Magic School Bus and travel to the Costa Rican Rainforest to explore. Wahoo!

You're in the driver's seat!
Check out the map in the backpack to see all the cool rainforest layers and eco-zones you can explore! Then click around the dash to discover even more fun things to do.

Hey kids! Here's where you drive the bus to explore the different zones, habitats, and ecosystems of the rainforest!

Some rainforest animals hide so well that all you can see are their tracks! And the harder you look, the more you'll find!

Be a rainforest detective!
Help Ms. Frizzle find the missing bio-clones for the rainforest toolbox, then watch the classroom rainforest begin to grow!

Night Stratification is a hoot!
Figure out which animals are best adapted to live in each zone of the rainforest- then watch it come to life!

Just click to explore! If you ever need help, click on someone to tell you more!

Hey, parents!
Here's why exploring the rainforest with Scholastic's The Magic Schoolbus is an excellent adventure for kids and an engaging expedition for the entire family!

Kids explore 7 eco-zones within the three main layers of the rainforest:

Understory:

  • Mimicry and camouflage.
  • River.
  • Down near the ground.

Treefall Gap:

  • Plants and animals.
  • Sunny garden.

Canopy:

  • Figs and frogs.
  • Not just for birds.
  • Science facts come to life with animation, sound, video, photography, and narration.
  • Filled with more than 12 games, 20 multimedia reports and plenty of fun facts, demonstrations, and stories about life in the rainforest to keep kids playing and learning.
  • Developed with the experts at Scholastic, who know how kids learn best.

System Requirements

PC Windows 95
Required CPU 486-33
Required RAM 8MB
Req. Hard Drive 6MB Free
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Required Audio 16-bit sound card
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
Misc Support Headphones or speakers
PC Windows NT 3.51
Required CPU 486-33
Required RAM 12MB
Req. Hard Drive 6MB Free
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Required Audio 16-bit sound card
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
Misc Support Headphones or speakers

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