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Minnesota Educational Computing Corporation

Overview
Works: 519 works in 1,204 publications in 2 languages and 6,905 library holdings
Genres: Software  Juvenile works  Interactive multimedia  History  Video games  Computer games  Historical reenactments (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational games 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: F880, 979.5
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The Oregon Trail( )

46 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An educational simulation game designed to develop social studies skills as students travel by covered wagon on an 1848 journey from Independence, Missouri, to the Willamette Valley of Oregon, learning about the perils of the trip and making life or death decisions
Oregon Trail II( )

22 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An educational simulation designed to develop planning, decision-making, problem-solving, and writing skills and teach students about American history and geography as they travel the Oregon, California, and Mormon trails as emigrants
Storybook weaver deluxe( )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An open-ended writing tool designed to actively engage students in the writing process. Students can author and illustrate their own stories using a simple word processor and a variety of graphic features. Choosing from a variety of foreground and background colors and scenes, students can construct a variety of settings and illustrations with the ablility to manipulate the size, color and orientation of the objects
The Amazon trail( )

11 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A game designed to increase reading comprehension and decision-making skills and teach students about tropical rain forests as they search for a medicinal plant that can save the ancient Incas from malaria
The Yukon Trail( )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An educational simulation game designed to develop reading comprehension and problem-solving skills as students travel from Seattle, Washington to Dawson in the Yukon during the Klondike gold rush of 1897-1898. Players must make life and death decisions based on information they gain through conversations with historical figures
The Amazon trail II( )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Your adventure begins with a mysterious incident at the Museum of Ancient Art. Before you know it, you're headed up the Amazon River to hear a critical message from the Ancient Ones. The experiences along the way are wild-- if you're not identifying poison dart frogs, you'll be escaping from dangerous conquistadors. You'll travel through time from as far back as the 1500s to interact with people who relate directly to the areas you explore. This 3-D Amazon learning adventure is endlessly playable, and includes 3 levels of difficulty, 17 critical assignments, 4 skilled river guides, over 50 authentic characters, 101 types of fish and animals, and thousands of challenges
Africa trail( )

9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transports students to Africa for a transcontinental bicycle trip (based on the 1992 trip of Dan Buettner) and requires tham to choose teammates, buy supplies, and traverse deserts, savannas, and tropical rainforests. Along the way, students must make decisions based on information they pick up from their teammates and local people
Number munchers( )

22 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Computer game which helps children practice basic arithmetic concepts. Players help number "munchers" hunt for numbers or numerical expressions (factors, primes, multiples, equalities, or inequalities) while watching out for the dreaded "troggles."
Word munchers( )

23 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With music, animation, and sound, kids develop word attack strategies and word-recognition skills as they race a Muncher around a 3-D grid to gobble objects and words while they dodge the pesky Troggles
Storybook weaver( )

15 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allows user to create and illustrate their own storybooks, drawing from the rich folklore of many cultures. Features a wide range of scenes, characters, and sounds children can use to illustrate and enhance their stories which can be printed or saved to a disk
Math munchers deluxe by The Learning Company( )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lets students practice math facts, including whole numbers, fractions, decimals and geometry
MayaQuest( )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a bike adventure to explore the mysterious collapse of the ancient Maya civilization
Word munchers deluxe( )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a spirited environment filled with lively music, animation, and sound, kids develop word attack strategies and word-recognition skills as they race a Muncher around a 3-D grid to gobble objects and words while they dodge the pesky Troggles
Opening night( )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animation program allows user to create and rerun plays, using more than 100 sets, 300 props, and 40 costumed actors. User can include movement, sound effects, lighting, music, and spoken dialog. Sets, props, and costumes are designed for the classic British mystery, set in Victorian England, but can be used for other themes
West to Oregon : along the Oregon Trail( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the Oregon Trail from Independence Missouri to Oregon City Oregon. Details the history of the 1840's migration and shows historic sites along the way. Includes costumed reenactments, authentic covered wagons and other equipment, as well as detailed maps. Recites from selected diaries
TesselMania!( )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lets students create interlocking, puzzle-like designs while experimenting with transformational geometry known as tessellation. Program includes fourteen interlocking graphic titles
Big Anthony's mixed-up magic( )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of games, activities, sing-along songs, music, and magic tricks featuring characters from Tomie dePaola's book entitled Strega Nona meets her match. Includes digital version of the book read by the author
Trivia munchers deluxe( )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3,200 trivia questions in 74 categories and 5 levels of difficulty, with animation and sound effects
Phonics prime time : final consonants( )

7 editions published in 1986 and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to give students practice in associating consonant sounds of words with the letters that represent those sounds
Explore Yellowstone( )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Users explore the wonders of Yellowstone National Park, earn badges by answering visitors' questions, completing field surveys, and helping field researchers solve scientific problems
 
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controlled identityMinnesota Educational Computing Consortium

MECC

Minnesota. Educational Computing Corporation

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