The Digital Field Trip to The Rainforest
Version 2.5d | Windows & Macintosh

Experience a tropical rainforest and learn about the wonders of this incredible environment.

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Immersive

Join the Digital Frog International team as we visit the Blue Creek Rainforest Reserve in Belize, Central America. Surround yourself with the sounds of a tropical rainfroest as you learn about rainforests, the plants and animals found there and the mechanisms and processes that keep them alive and vital.

Explore 360-degree panoramas using QuickTime Virtual Reality. Climb into the tropical rainforest canopy without leaving the ground or come face-to-face with a jaguar or a three-toed sloth.

Note:

The DIgital Field Trip Series includes The Digital Field Trip to the Desert, Rainforest & Wetlands and is available with savings of over 20% off individual prices.

Interactive

Become actively involved in learning about dependencies between organisms and about the controversial issues surrounding human impact and conservation. Play the niches game or the rainforest riches game as you learn more about this fascinating environment.

You will never be bored with The Digital Field Trip to The Rainforest. Find out what howler monkeys do when they first wake up (it's not pleasant). Create an intricate dependency web of rainforest organisms or test your knowledge with the Rainforest Riches Quiz. While you're at it, see if you can place rainforest organisms in their appropriate niches. You can even operate the mighty biomass machine. And that's just before lunch break!

Learn about rainforest botany and wildlife through stunning photographs and videos on topics such as ant symbiosis. Animations lure you into a wide variety of subjects from succession to soils and decomposition to tropical rainforest types. Learn through exploration, such as "tasting" a variety of insects to find out about warning and mimicry strategies.

Something for everyone

Students of all ages, from 3 to 90 plus can enjoy exploring this program.

Supports curriculum requirements

The wide range of topics cover curriculum requirements at many grade levels from K-12.Curriculum correlations are available for many states and provinces. Check out our topic summary chart on all the major topics covered in our software for more information or download the PDF version.

Easy-to-use

We've incorporated all of our award-winning features into The Digital Field Trip to The Rainforest, from our simple point-and-click interface and handy interactive map to context-sensitive help and an integrated dictionary with more than 3000 definitions and over 700 pronunciations.

Our Find feature allows you to quickly jump to screens by typing in the topic you are searching for, while user added bookmarks allow you to maintain a list of screens to easily return to later.

Workbook Materials

All workbook materials are included allowing you to print just what you need when you need it. The Digital Field Trip to The Rainforest workbook acts as an excellent study guide, leading students through the program with tips, suggestions, quizzes and crossword puzzles, and . The teacher's guide includes answers, as well as teaching suggestions.

Click here for a downloadable PDF sample workbook page.

Easy to install

The Digital Field Trip to The Rainforest runs directly from the disc, installed on the hard drive of standalone computer or, with the purchase of a multi seat license, over a LAN.

Multi-platform

The Digital Field Trip to The Wetlands runs on both Macintosh and Windows platforms.

System requirements

Windows Macintosh
  • Windows XP, Windows 7 or Vista (32 bit) (some features may not work in the 64 bit version of Vista)
  • 32 MB of RAM (64 or more recommended)
  • 75 MB of hard drive space for QuickTime
  • Mac OSX 10.3.9 or later
  • 30 MB of available RAM

Pricing

Educational versions start at $84 ($60 for home versions). Multiseat pricing is available, to find out more check out our full price list .