All text in the program can be automatically read out using your computer's built-in speech capabilities.
The Digital Field Trip to The Rainforest now automatically checks for updates and runs natively in OSX and Windows Vista.
Freakin' Awesome! ... At last! An environmental CD that rains all the
wonders of the world! ... This is one of the slickest multimedia jobs we've
seen in ages. It's got QuickTime VR, awesome navigation and fun content
- Mac Addict Magazine (February 1998)
me, this is the way QuickTime Virtual Reality panorama technology should
be used, to provide a detailed tour of a distant place and to give the
user a real sense of being there.
- Gerry Blackwell, Toronto Star (August 1997)
The educational version includes an extensive teacher and study guide,
ideal as a supplement to a rainforest unit.
- Booklist (Magazine of the American Library Association) (March 1998)
An eye-popping tutorial on jungle biota.
Forbes (January 1998)
Few software programs we have seen have the depth of material that can
be found here.
This type of product injects new hope into the future of education.
- Society for Technical Communication judge
The newest program from Digital Frog, The Rainforest may be the coolest
thing to ever hit cyberspace.
- Sara Puig, Beta Tester, age 9
The programs are aimed primarily at students, though there is plenty
that adults would learn from them.
- Canadian Geographic (March/April, 1998)
Maneuvering through the rainforest simulation is simple. The well-defined
links supply users with a wealth of information.
- Emergency Librarian (May-June 1998)
This is an excellent supplement to a study of rainforests, or to general
studies of ecology or biology.
Kids Domain Review (July 1998)
Excellent learning tool, kid friendly, easy to use. Contains good reference
material that is educational and entertaining. Kids loved it!
- Coalition for Quality Children's Media (July 1998)
The Digital Field Trip to The Rainforest is highly professional, scientifically
sound, realistic and, above all else, great fun to use. We would recommend
this as a CD-ROM 'must' for all science departments: well done to Digital
- Roger Poland, Journal of Biological Education