2011 EDITIONS COMING!
Bring the Museum Home!™ You can now have the experience of a major science museum on your own personal computer! The Rice
created the first online earth and space digital museum, on display at the
Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) (and at many other fine museums). It is now available for your home or school!
Note: much of our material is available from our web site, but there's
just too much to download - get it all on our DVDs! Our software in written
in Macromedia Director, so it's safe for an unattended school library, and yet
you can update it with one click!
NEW VERSION SPACE UPDATE 2011!
FREE SPACE WEATHER CD with a COMBO PACK!
(for a limited time only)
2011 sky movies will be ready for free download soon!
Be sure to
REGISTER YOUR CD to get FREE ONLINE UPGRADES!
Fill out a SPACE UPDATE or EARTH
UPDATE satisfaction survey and qualify to win free software!
out a PLANETARIUM SHOW NEEDS
survey and qualify to win free planetarium show DVDs!
Online SECURE ordering,
including our NEW "Space Update", "Survey Software" and Planetarium Movie Samplers!
Update with 2010 and 2011 Sky Maps is shipping now
on DVD-R with lots of new content! See the Review in the Dec 2003 Sky and Telescope! Registered
users can download free the
new sky movies to upgrade the edition you have now, if you have version 7.5 or better, but there's a lot more in the new version!
MAC/WIN hybrid CD-Rom.
MAC/WIN hybrid DVD-Rom includes "Earth
Squares" TIC-TAC-TOE Game, a "Data Miner" game which maps
data from the World Resources Institute,
a "HOT SPOTS" game that allows you to find the Xtreme places on Earth,
more Teacher Activities, regional and state weather maps selected
during the installation process, highlighted word click for glossary
definition, and MORE! A Spanish glossary and Spanish TicTacToe game is also now included on
Our Project Includes...
Space Science modules (Sky Tonight, Solar System, Astronomy, and Space
Weather), which can be run separately or as a single
linked system. A click brings down the latest new images!
||The best of Earth
science, updateable on demand (like a browser) but SAFE for unattended
use in a museum or school. Organizes by "spheres" (atmosphere - air,
biosphere - life, hydrosphere - water, geosphere - land, cryosphere
- ice). Sample imagery
from the CD can be viewed from our web site
http://earth.rice.edu/mtpe/ spheres.html. FREE online Upgrades for Registered
Immersive Planetarium Shows and Portable Theaters
||The most fun way to learn earth and space science by being surrounded by moving imagery! Students learn better because they actually experience the science! Check our portable planetarium site for our new shows and systems!|
||Patricia Reiff, Rice University