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The EcoDisc is a simulation of a real nature reserve in which students are free to explore and experiment for themselves. The disk is aimed mainly at students aged 14-18 who are studying ecology.
The project, an off-shoot of the Domesday Project, it was 2 years in the making includes 4000 photographs, 150 video sequences and over 1000 kilobytes of software." It is about a real nature reserve at Slapton Ley in Devon, you have the opportunity to explore the reserve and its inhabitants and to manage it.
The material is based on the original BBC Ecodisc (LV-ROM version), produced by Peter Bratt and Stewart Atkins. CD-ROM for the Apple Macintosh produced by the BBC Interactive Television Unit.
Designed to run directly from CD-ROM
Platform: Apple Macintosh Plus or SE or II minimum 1 Mb RAM 80Mb CD-ROM Hard Disk
Hypercard supplied on CD-ROM
Application Software (AS:) Educational
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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH55943. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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