High School Advantage '08
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A comprehensive learning system for high school comprehension

[Grades 9 - 12]


Product Information


High School Advantage 2008 was specially developed to supplement classroom curriculum by including award-winning content that support state standards. In-depth lessons with sample problems and questions teach, reinforce and track student progress in the core subjects.

A Complete Student Resource Center now on DVD with 10 core subjects along with after school extras including PC games and more!


Skills Learned

  • Algebra II
    Geometry and Trigonometry
  • Composition
  • Economics
  • World History
  • U.S. Government
  • Foreign Language
  • Typing
  • Biology
  • Chemistry and Physics


Product Features

  • 10 Core Subjects Expanding on Key Academic Areas
  • 1,600+  Lessons Deliver Easy-to-Understand Concepts and Tutorials
  • 2,000+  Exercises Adapt to Different Learning Levels and Styles
  • Supports State Standards
  • Student Planner
  • Study Tools
  • After School Extras for today's students include music, PC games, mobile games, ringtones


Educational Features

Mathematics
Over 265 Lessons and 900 Exercises
Solidify critical math skills and prepare for College exams or professional endeavors with lessons and exercises in the key subject areas.

Algebra II

  • Roots
  • Functions
  • Conic Sections
  • Quadratic Equations
Geometry and Trigonometry
  • Triangles
  • Angle Pairs
  • Parallel Lines
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Perpendicular Lines
  • Reasoning and Equality
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Graphing Sine and Cosine
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Trigonometric Equations




Economics
Practice micro-economics in a simulated environment with 1,000 different company scenarios

  • Observe how markets function in a dynamic simulated setting.
  • Compete in an interactive game that allows you to see the impact of changing economic conditions through time.
  • Students are asked to manage a variety of companies in different market types ranging from single company monopolies to highly competitive markets.




Composition
Over 56 Lessons, 34 Skill Building Animations
169 Quiz Questions and 253 Modules
Students master writing with exercises that teach easy-to-learn techniques, proper sentence structure, essay and college writing.

  • Pre-Writing
  • Drafting
  • Revising
  • Organizing
  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Publishing
  • Presenting
  • Evaluation
  • Adopt tone




Science

Over 180 Lessons and 800 Animations
Supplement classroom experience and review Biology, Chemistry and Physics at your own pace.  Interactive multimedia lessons reinforce your understanding of these subjects and help you make sense of concepts, formulas, reactions and equations.

Biology

  • Skeleton
  • Muscles
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Human Development
  • Scientific Classification
  • Matter and Energy
  • Atomic Structure
  • Periodic Table

Chemistry and Physics

  • Acids and Bases
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Nuclear Chemistry
  • Linear Motion
  • Laws of Gravity
  • Weight and Mass
  • Kinetic Theory
  • Circular and Orbital Motion




History and U.S. Government

Over 300 Lessons and 75 Video Clips
Students retrace historical events and review key concepts in American government form the Declaration of Independence to the role of the Internet in the 21st century.

World History

  • Renaissance
  • Reformation
  • Thirty Years War
  • Age of Exploration
  • Age of Enlightenment
  • Industrial Revolution
  • World Wars I and II
  • Age of Terrorism
U.S. Government
  • Executive Branch
  • Congress
  • The U.S. Constitution
  • The Bill of Rights
  • The Electoral College
  • The Balance of Powers
  • Political Parties




Foreign Language
Over 1,000 Words and Phrases
Learn basic vocabulary and sentence structure in Spanish, French, German and Italian.  Each language comes complete with the Native Speak pronunciation flashcard system.

Communication
  • Greetings
  • Family Members
  • Numbers
  • Human Anatomy
  • Clothing
  • Food and Beverages
  • Dates and Times
  • Furniture
  • Travel
  • Dining Out
  • Shopping


Typing
Over 15 Lessons and 7 Exercises
Learn standard keyboard techniques and advance your accuracy with finger positioning exercises.  Practice games and increase your skills with speed tests.

Keyboard Skills

  • Proper Keyboard Techniques
  • Practice Tests
  • Ergonomic Tips and Techniques
  • 10 Keypad
  • Speed Games
  • Accuracy Games


Added Bonus


Included FREE as an added bonus, is SAT & ACT College Test Prep .  The perfect study companion!  Prepare for College entrance exams and get the score you want with full-length practice tests.






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Windows Requirements

  • Windows 2000 SP4, XP (Home and Pro) SP2, Vista
  • Pentium II 266 MHz or faster processor
  • 128 MB of RAM
  • 400 MB free Hard Disk space (If needed Internet Explorer requires an additional 50 MB hard-disk space)
  • 8X DVD-ROM drive
  • 800 x 600 (1024 x 768 recommended) 16-bit color Video Card
  • QuickTime 6.0 or later (not Included)
  • 16-bit Sound Card
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or higher
  • Printer support: works with most popular printers (monochrome and color) supported by Windows
  • 33.6 Kbps modem or faster and Internet service provider account required for Internet access
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