Jump Start 1st Grade (PC and Mac, CD-ROM) Knowledge Adventure - 1995 USA, Canada Release

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Jump Start 1st Grade
Product ID 38981-00526
Product UPC 738981005263
Platform(s) PC and Mac
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1995
Publisher(s) Knowledge Adventure
Category(s) Education, 1st Grade
Recommended age(s) 5-7.
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

A full year of reading, early math, geography, science and music.

Join Frankie and his friends in an interactive classroom filled with animation and song. Take field trips to the beach and zoo. Read 50 illustrated stories from 8 interactive books with the help of Ms. Flores, your teacher. In all, discover 18 activities teaching geography, science, early math, reading comprehension, music and more!

Kids learn:

  • Reading
  • Vowel Sounds
  • Story Comprehension
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Simple Fractions
  • Counting Money
  • Units of Measure
  • Arts and Creativity
  • Music Composition
  • Science
  • Ecology
  • Geography

Endless fun.
Creative games, challenging activities and educational songs keep children involved for hours and hours of learning fun.

Continuous Challenge.
The program automatically monitors successes and attempts and adjusts the difficulty levels in each activity. Children stay challenged because the levels match their abilities. They can also change the levels themselves. This Jump Start innovation tracks up to 99 children.

Friendly Guide.
Children giggle at Frankie's frequent jokes and one-liners as he directs them to new activities or ones in which they need more practice.

The award-winning Jump Start Elementary Learning System is based on nationally recommended curricula and actual teacher lesson plans. The result is an incredible variety of activities that makes learning fun.

A full year of learning in one box!
Choosing the best educational software for your child can be challenging. The Jump Start System makes it easy by taking what children learn in school and organizing it by grade, so real grade-based learning is reinforced in every Jump Start product. Helpful animated friends encourage your child to explore an amazing variety of fun activities. With 18 interactive learning modules, Jump Start 1st Grade has 3 times more activities than typical educational programs.

Units of measure.
Apply math principles such as fractions and measurements to make wacky recipes like Bow Wow bagels.

Music composition.
Create and record your own musical masterpieces using voices, guitars, flutes and violins. Or, sing along with favorite classics.

Arts and creativity.
Develop creativity by combining fanciful backgrounds with stamps and artist's tools. Mix colors or draw freehand.

Counting money.
Help your child develop self-sufficiency by understanding money and making change.

Vowel sounds.
Help Frankie find objects he buried. Answer questions about spelling, vowels, rhymes, money, odd or even numbers and more!

Addition and subtraction.
Practice double-digit math with equations that don't require "carry-over" or "borrowing." Also, add and subtract time in half-hour segments and learn "greater than" and "less than."

Science, geography and world culture.
Learn vocabulary, phrasing and punctuation from 50 illustrated stories and poems.

Reading comprehension.
Read bedtime stories, nursery rhymes and fairy tales, each followed by a reading comprehension question from Ms. Flores.

Collect up to 200 animated milk caps by scoring points for reading, math, time and nature.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 486-25
Required RAM 4MB
Req. Hard Drive 6MB Free
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
PC Windows 95
Required CPU 486-25
Required RAM 8MB
Req. Hard Drive 6MB Free
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
Mac System 7.1
Required CPU Mac LC III
Required RAM 8MB
Req. Hard Drive 1MB Free
Required CD Speed 2X
Supported Video 13" 256 Color

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