The Birchfield Biology Nervous System 3 CR-ROM Set increases student recall and extends knowledge of the subject through a unique combination of animation, exercises and activities and is designed to maximize its benefits with the use an an interactive whiteboard or LCD projector. (The software is also fully operational on a stand-alone PC or MAC). The program covers topics such as: Reacting to stimuli - students learn that the nervous system controls and coordinates the body's activities and that the system includes the brain, spinal cord, and nerves; Senses -- teaches about the five sense organs and their stimuli; Neurons -- students will learn that there are two types of nerve cells, sensory and neuron; Reflexes -- students will learn about automatic actions and that they are fast and protective. They will label a reflex arc to show receptor, sensory nerve, motor nerve, and synapse.
CD 1 contains comprehensive information supported by stunning images, video, sound and narrated text with fun interactive exercises to reinforce knowledge. CD 2 is an accessible library of digital media, allowing you to export images, video, text and voiceovers into presentation applications such as PowerPoint, to create your own lessons. CD 3 is an assessment tool that records and monitors student progress as they complete activities. Activity results can be exported to spreadsheet applications. System Requirements: Microsoft Windows | Windows 95/98/2000/ME/XP or Windows NT; Intel Pentium II (or compatible) 400MHz or higher; 64Mb RAM (128Mb recommended); 1 Gb HDD; 6x CD-ROM; 800x600 screen resolution; 16 bit color; Direct X compatible sound card. Apple Macintoch | Mac OS 7.5 or higher or Mac OSX; PowerPC G3 233MHz; 128Mb RAM; 6x CD-ROM; 800x600 screen resolution; 16 bit color.