Educational SoftwareElastoLab

License: Freeware Version 3.0
For: Win 95/98/Me/2000/XP Size: 12,050 K
Program's Home Page Publisher: Simberon

"Open a world of creativity and discovery for your child. With ElastoLab you can play in a world of simulated motion. Springs, elastics, and gravity come to life on your computer screen. The worlds you create can swing, stretch, wobble, and bounce as you play with them interactively. Using a graphical script editor, you can add sounds, respond to keys, and control timers."

Educational SoftwareMoon Phase Calculator

License: Freeware Version 1
For: Win 98/Me/2000/XP Size: 2,560 K
Program's Home Page Publisher: Softaddress

"Moon Phase Calculator is simple and easy to use tool that allows you to calculate the phase of the Moon for any time in the past or future and to search for the next or previous full moon, new moon or first or last quarter. The day, month, and year can be changed using the keyboard or mouse buttons on the calculator."

Educational SoftwareGoogle Earth

License: Freeware Version 1.0
For: Windows 95' to Windows 7 Size: 10,070 K
Program's Home Page Publisher: Google

Google Earth puts a planet's worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop. View exotic locales like Maui and Paris, as well as points of interest such as local restaurants, hospitals, and schools.

Google Earth combines satellite imagery, maps, and the power of Google Search to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips. With Google Earth you can fly from space to your neighborhood--just type in an address and zoom right in, search for schools, parks, restaurants, and hotels. Get driving directions, tilt and rotate the view to see 3D terrain and buildings, save and share your searches and favorites and even add your own annotations.

Note: Google Earth is a broadband, 3D application that not all computers can run. Windows-based desktop PCs older than four years may not be able to run Google Earth and Windows-based notebook PCs older than two years may not be able to run it. .

Educational Software3D Protein Alignment

License: Shareware ($20.00) Version 1.1
For: Windows 95' to Windows 7 Size: 249 K
Program's Home Page Publisher: Elcom Ltd.

This program allows you to compare 3D structure of proteins (in PDB format) and offers quality that is comparable with the quality of 3D alignment on Workstation using a PC. This program uses simulation and any output files are available only in registered version of this program.

Educational SoftwareAstronomy Slide Show!

License: Freeware Version 2.1
For: Windows 95' to Windows 7 Size: 2,956 K
Program's Home Page Publisher: Jay Robertson

A FREE collection of high-quality images of comet Hale-Bopp, nebulae, and planets. These images have been captured by the author using a 5.5-inch Schmidt camera and C8 telescope; these photos show two views of comet Hale-Bopp; the Trifid, Rosetta, and Orion nebulae; Earth's Moon, Saturn, and Mars; and much more!

Educational SoftwareEasyGPS

License: Freeware Version 1.0
For: Windows 95' to Windows 7 Size: 566 K
Program's Home Page Publisher: TopoGrafix

"EasyGPS is the fast and easy way to create, edit, and transfer waypoints and routes between your computer and your Garmin, Magellan, or Lowrance GPS. Using EasyGPS, you can manage all of your waypoints and routes, and display them in lists sorted by name, elevation, or distance. EasyGPS connects your GPS to the best mapping and information sites on the Internet, giving you one-click access to street and topo maps, aerial photos, driving directions, weather forecasts, and nearby attractions. And because EasyGPS is part of the TopoGrafix family of outdoor products, you'll be able to exchange GPS data with EasyGPS, PanTerra and ExpertGPS users all over the world!"

Educational SoftwareChemLab

License: Shareware ($24.99) Version 2.0c
For: Windows 95' to Windows 7 Size: 1,700 K
Program's Home Page Publisher: Model Science Software

This is a great interactive simulation of a chemistry lab that uses commonly used lab equipment and procedures that are employed to simulate the steps involved in performing a chemistry lab experiment. The many types of lab equipment include: beaker, Buchner funnel, bunsen burner, buret, erlenmeyer flask, florence flask, evaporation dish, graduated cylinder, test tube, watch glass and calorimeter. The variety of lab procedures include: titration, decanting, filtering, heating, hot and cold water baths, mixing, measuring temperature and weight, use of an indicator, measuring pH, collecting gases, labeling of equipment and others.

Educational SoftwareWinning Science Fair Projects

License: Freeware Version 1.0.2
For: Windows 95' to Windows 7 Size: 3,460 K
Program's Home Page Publisher: ScienceSnoops!

"Winning Science Fair Projects is interactive educational software, which puts at your fingertips dozens of exciting science fair project examples. From balloons to tadpoles, vegetables to magnets--these examples will help give you plenty of ideas on where to start for your own project. All projects are divided into the following sections: Hypothesis, Description of the project, Ingredients (materials) required, Instructions, Results and explanation, Going through the examples, you will develop the discipline of using the scientific method in your own experiment."

Educational SoftwareEarth Explorer

License: Shareware ($49.95) Version 2.0
For: Windows 95' to Windows 7 Size: 3,080 K
Program's Home Page Publisher: Motherplanet, Inc.

"Earth Explorer is an interactive 3D earth surface browser with amazing imagery and vast geography information. As a platform providing global geography information space roam, you can locate a position by name, calculate distance between any two points, or view the distribution of countries, cities, coastlines, islands, lakes, rivers, and political boundaries, etc. Key features: 1. Real 3D earth surface browser; 2. Photo-realistic imagery at 1km resolution of entire globe; 3. Country position and names; 4. 10000+ cities positions and names; 5. Coastlines, lakes, islands and rivers; 6. International boundaries and internal boundaries; 7. Locate city and country position by name."

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