THE FLYING CARPET TRANSPORTS ELEMENTARY MATH
STUDENTS TO MAGICAL PLACES
East Dorset, VT. May
Flying Carpet, the
latest CD-ROM from Tool Factory, transports elementary students on
a mathematical journey through Egypt, and won’t let them down until
their mission is accomplished. Gripping graphics,
mesmerizing music, a cheerful guide, and tons of engaging activities
keep kids going as they accumulate gold coins and tour around Egypt.
the real goal of this exciting game-based software is to sharpen essential
math skills, students are also motivated by an ongoing search for
a pet. At the beginning of the game, each student
enters his or her name, and then selects and names a pet. Lost in busy Cairo, this pet must be found in
order for the program to be completed.
Aboard The Flying
Carpet, students soar over Cairo and other fascinating places such
as the Oasis, the Pyramids, and the Sphinx, descending at each stage
in the game to complete a variety of math activities.
In order to move from one level to the next, gold coins must
be accumulated by solving math puzzles involving addition, subtraction,
multiplication, money calculations, time, dates, geometry, measuring,
and more. A little fellow
named Filuren responds to a click of the mouse by offering helpful
tips to assist students as they navigate their way through the activities. Students may save their position at any point in their journey,
and simply begin where they left off the next time they log onto the
There are plenty
of opportunities to sharpen basic math skills throughout the program. In order to complete one activity, you must
color in a row of hexagons by solving a series of subtraction equations. Two gold coins can be won at the dart board,
where you must hit the numerical targets that will add up to
the specified sum. In Cairo,
young shoppers are afforded the chance to practice price calculations
as well as using scales to weigh items at a variety of outdoor shops.
In another activity, Filuren provides rulers to help you measure
the length of your flying carpet!
Captivating games, symmetry puzzles, and logical challenges
are sure to keep you on your toes as you keep an eye out for your
missing pet. This program is absolutely brimming with math
activities, and even the most reluctant users will be thrilled by
their Flying Carpet ride.
Teachers will love
the Flying Manager, a feature which allows them to set student passwords
and track the progress of each student.
With the Flying Manager, teachers may also customize network
settings such as sound, animation, music, printing settings, time
allowed for each activity, and levels of difficulty.
PC: Win 95+, 50 MB Space,
Pentium, 32 Mb RAM
unit price for The Flying Carpet is $59.95.
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Tool Factory, Inc.
Tool Factory conducted an exhaustive
search for unique educational software in various markets around the
globe. Their flagship product line consists of 26 educational software
tools, which were hand-picked for their innovative contribution to
computer-based learning. To complement the tools and applications,
Tool Factory is also distributing an extensive range of curriculum
titles throughout North America. Their second catalog launches with
127 CD-ROM products, many of which are new releases in North America.
Tool Factory, Inc. Media
Kendra Ericson, email@example.com,
(802) 375-6549 x-201
Tool Factory, Inc.,
3336 Sunderland Hill Rd.,Sunderland, VT 05250, USA
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