Zoombinis - Island Odyssey
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Item #:
N-30600
Category:
Study Skills & Education Suites
Availability:
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Packaging:
Jewel Case
Platform:
WIN/MAC
Condition:
New
Brand:
Learning Company
Age Rating:
8 and Up
 
 
Your Price: $8.99

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Plunge into a vital expedition to save Zoombini Isle

Product Information


Return to Zoombini Isle in another puzzling odyssey!  Life continued to be good for the Zoombinis. That is, until they received word about the homeland they had left behind. The dastardly Bloats had destroyed the natural habitat and then evacuated, leaving the Zerbles and other wildlife struggling for survival. Join the Zoombinis and develop math, logic, and scientific-thinking skills on a courageous expedition to save the Zerbles!

Skills Learned
  • Thinking Skills
  • Logic
  • Collecting Data
  • Data Analysis
  • Decoding Complex Processes
  • Graphing and Mapping
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Modular Arithmetic
  • Pattern Finding
  • Problem Solving
  • Theory Formulation and Testing

Categories

Science Concepts:

  • Astronomy
  • Mechanics
  • Cryptography
  • Ecology
  • Genetics
  • Life Cycles

Product Features

  • 7 perilous puzzles
  • 3 levels of challenge
  • Practice mode
  • Helpful puzzle clues
  • Parent's Guide
  • Puzzle Reformulation - a new game each adventure!
  • Supports math standards set by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Fun Activities Included

  • The Bloats evacuate Zoombini Isle, leaving the Zerbles struggling for survival.
  • Vault the Zoombinis onto the towering cliffs by studying the gear ratios.
  • Recognize patterns in the hieroglyphs to discover how to open the door.
  • Create Zerbles genetically adapted for survival.
  • Ensure caterpillar metamorphosis by combining astronomy with modular arithmetic.
  • Create your Zoombinis for the mission to save the Zerbles.
  • Deduce how to feed each type of Zerble by using Venn diagrams.

Windows System Requirements

  • Pentium 200 MHz+ (Pentium II 300 MHz or faster for XP)
  • Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • 90 MB free hard disk space
  • 32 MB free (128 MB RAM for XP)
  • 8X CD-ROM Drive
  • High color, 16-bit
  • Windows-compatible sound card, Speakers
  • Mouse

Macintosh System Requirements

  • PowerPC 233 MHz+
  • Mac OS 8.6 through 9.x
  • 90 MB free hard disk space
  • 32 MB free RAM 
  • 8X CD-ROM Drive
  • Thousands of colors
  • Speakers
  • Mouse




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Reviewed by 2 customers
4 star(s) Fun game!

By Plant Lady Verified Buyer from San Marcos on 2/26/2010

Primary Use: Personal
Pros: Lots Of Information, Adaptive and Versatile, Easy To Navigate, Engaging
Describe Yourself: Value Oriented

Just as wonderful as the rest of the Zoombini series. The graphics were the best of the three games.

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5 star(s) Great Value

By Tom the teacher Verified Buyer from Fort Worth, Tx. on 2/2/2010

Primary Use: Personal
Pros: Adaptive and Versatile, Easy To Navigate, Engaging
Cons: So Far No problems
Describe Yourself: Value Oriented

I learned about Zoombinis because I'm a teacher. This is a fun and educational game that kids love to play and don't even realize that they are learning.

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  • UPC: 798936828156 
  • Mfr's Part #: LLZOOMISODJ 

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