From the Manufacturer
- New Encarta Search Bar
to find the information you need now. Embedded on the task bar, the new Encarta search bar can instantly find the encyclopedia information, dictionary lookup, or the magic word you need to quickly find in the Encarta Thesaurus.
- New Encarta Kids
specially designed for the youngest students includes articles, animations, and games. Content written for children under 12 years old will have one their first Microsoft experiences with Encarta Kids.
- New Online Homework and Math Center
helps students find the A+ homework help and universal access to Encarta. As part of your MSN Encarta Premium subscription, students can study from home, school, the library or anywhere with their friends with online access to Encarta.com hosted by MSN.
- Comprehensive Research Tools
with dictionary and thesaurus, literature guides, homework starters, and more. The innovative Encarta learning tools help students learn more and achieve more. Have your children spend less time searching and more time learning--youll discover how easy it is when you put these indispensable tools to work.
- Captivating video content from Discovery Channel.
Explore a collection of 32 high-quality videos hand selected to enliven the learning process from reading article content to experiencing it.
- Access information that changes with our changing world.
Update Encarta keeps the reference materials in Microsoft Encarta Reference Library 2005 both timely and accurate.
- New! Encarta Kids! with articles, animations, and games to excite Encarta users under 12.
- New! Encarta Search Bar that instantly finds what you need and sits on the task bar.
- New! Online Math Center where students can find help on todays math homework.
- Video content from Discovery Channel: a collection of 32 high-quality videos.
- Visual Browser: A dynamic way to explore relationships between articles and multimedia content. Unique display facilitates easier navigation among articles.
- Homework Center:
- Homework Starters: Sometimes, half the battle with homework is simply getting started. Homework Starters provide students with resources to better understand and plan for assignments.
- Literature Guides: students gain a better understanding of literature with articles that help explain themes, characters, and settings, plus provide insight into the author of commonly assigned works of literature.
- Chart Maker: Spice up a presentation with easy-to-build charts! Users simply choose a chart type, enter data, and Encarta draws a chart.
- Quotations: easily search the Encarta collection of familiar and contemporary quotations from literature, entertainment, and the news.
*Requires an Internet connection. Connect time charges may apply. Local and long distance telephone toll charges may apply. You must be online to use real-time media, live news from MSNBC, Encarta Online Deluxe, and Update Encarta. Access to and use of the Internet may require payment of a separate fee to an Internet service provider.