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Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium

MECC

The Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (later Corporation), most commonly known as MECC, was an organization founded in 1973. The goal of the organization was to coordinate and provide computer services to schools in the state of Minnesota; however, its software eventually became popular in schools around the world.



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Odell Lake is a simulation game in which you take the role of a fish in Odell Lake, Oregon. You meet various forms of animal and plant life, including other types of fish. Each time you meet another animal or a plant, you must decide what to do. Your decisions determine whether or not you survive! There are two ways to play Odell Lake: - Go Exploring - Play for Points When you go exploring: - You choose the fish you want to play; - You are told the names of the plants and animals you meet; -...
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MECC A725 Elementary Vol. 6 v1.2
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Welcome to the world of Munchers, Troggles, and fractions. Your job is to help your Muncher eat the right fractions or expressions without getting caught by a Troggle! You may play four different games: 1. Fraction Types - Help the Munchers choose the right type of fractions to eat for lunch. 2. Equivalent Fractions - Help the Munchers eat all the fractions equivalent to a given fraction. 3. Comparing Fractions - Help the Munchers decide whether a fraction is less than or greater than one half....
Topics: Educational, Basic Math
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MECC A170 Number Munchers v1.3
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Speedway Math provides you with a set of three programs to practice the quick recall of math facts. Tune-up Time - Practice basic math facts of your own choosing. You select the operation, problem types, and number of problems. The lesson is not timed. Practice Laps - Select the operation and do as many practice laps (10 problems) as you like. After each lap, you are given your score, time, and speed. The Big Race - After plenty of practice, you are finally ready for the big race. How long does...
Topics: Educational, Basic Math
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MECC A166 Arithmetic Critters
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MECC A199 Zoyon Patrol v1.0 side A
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Counting Critters is a series of five programs that provide practice on beginning math concepts of numerals and counting. Match Magic - Students practice matching numerals between 1 and 20. When students answer correctly, the person illustrates the meaning of the numeral by showing that number of animals. Counting Safari - Students practice counting 1 to 12 safari anaimals that Charlie Chimp sees from his tree. Pet Store - Students put 1 to 12 identical puppies in Suzy Shopkeeper's pet store...
Topics: Educational, Basic Math, Early Learning
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MECC A153 Word Munchers v1.4
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Fun from A to Z consists of three programs that give students practice in distinguishing the letters of the alphabet, matching upper and lower-case letters, and learning the sequence of the alphabet. Birds - Gives practice in discriminating the letters of the alphabet and matching upper and lower-case letters. Dots - Helps students learn the sequence of letters by connecting dots in alphabetical order. Runners - Sharpens students' knowledge of the alphabet sequence by requiring them to select...
Topics: Educational, Early Learning
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This unique nine-part primary diskette adds fun and magic to teaching pre-reading skills. Youngsters learn letter recognition and alphabetical ordering in CATERPILLAR and TRAIN. Initial consonant identification is covered in A IS FOR APPLE. PICTURES, WORDS, and SHAPES challenge the memory of young learners in fascinating games of concentration. Three arithmetic programs, SMILE, WUZZLE, and SPACESHIP, turn counting and addition into fun activities.
Topics: Educational, Basic Math, Early Learning
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MECC A170 Number Munchers v1.2
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MECC A742 Teacher Utilities Vol. 4 (v2.0)
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MECC A153 Word Munchers v1.0
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MECC A279A Lewis and Clark Stayed Home (v1.0) side A NOT FOR USE BY MECC.CO
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First-Letter Fun is a set of four programs that give practice in matching the initial sounds of words with the letters that make those sounds. With the exception of the letters Q and X, all the letters of the alphabet are presented for practice. In the case of words beginning with vowels, only the short vowel sounds are used.
Topics: Educational, Early Learning
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Addition Logician is a drill and practice package that presents whole number addition problems which involve regrouping. The programs are sequenced according to difficulty. Each program includes a game which emphasizes logic and problem solving. Games include: Three In A Row - Drills on whole number addition with two addends and one regrouping. (20 problems) Zebug Him - Drills on whole number addition with two to for addends and 1 or 2 regroupdings. (20 problems) The Fence Game - Drills on...
Topics: Educational, Basic Math, Problem Solving
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This package presents five engaging games that require players to develop strategies and use their estimation skills in order to be successful. Range Finder - Help Esther Mation quickly locate the correct ranges for actual answers to problems. Tic-Tac-Toe - Play a friend or a computer opponent in Tic-Tac-Toe. Use rounding skills to be the first to get three in a row. Get In Line - Arrange numbers and expressions from smallest to largest as quickly as possible. Estimation Chompers - Quickly...
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MECC A308 Rocket Factory v1.0
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Jenny's Journeys is an exciting adventure in map reading. These programs present the challenge of traveling from place to place in a quaint little town called Lake City. To make getting around town easier, Aunt Jenny has lent you her car. There is a map in the glove compartment and enough gas in the tank to get you wherever you need to go. Jenny's Journeys has three levels of difficulty.
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MECC A213 Miner's Cave v1.0
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Multiplication Puzzles is a drill and practice package that presents whole number multiplication problems, some of which involve regrouping. The programs are sequenced according to difficulty. Lights Out - Drills on whole number multiplication facts using primarily the factors 0-5. (25 problems) Paper, Rock, Scissors - Drills on whole number multiplication facts using the factors 0-9. (25 problems) Tic-Tac-Toe - Drills on whole number multiplication facts using the factors 0-9 and missing...
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MECC A160 The Market Place 1.0
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The programs in EZ Logo serve as a tool which students can use to explore the capabilities of the computer and Turtle graphics. EZ Logo 1 - This program includes 24 guided activities ordered according to difficulty. The activities include tracing the path out of mazes, drawing letters, words, patterns and simple objects, and creating original designs. Children can print, but not save, the pictures they create. EZ Logo 2 - This program is totally open-ended, allowing children to create original...
Topic: Educational
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Words at Work - Contraction Action gives students practice with contractions and their corresponding words. In The Magic Painter, students match contractions with their corresponding words or the words with the correct contraction. The examples can be presented with or without context sentences. In The Contraction Show, students practice spelling contractions or their corresponding words. In The Contraction Game, students match words with contractions in a concentration game format. The game...
Topics: Educational, Language Arts
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MECC A403 Logic Gates v1.0
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From "estimations" to "constellations" this package has a wide range of use in mathematics and science with two popular simulations, ODELL LAKE and ODELL WOODS, included. ESTIMATE is a drill and practice program on estimating problems in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percents. MATH GAME provides drill and practice on the four basic math operations. ODELL LAKE simulates a typical food web found in lakes in North America. SOLAR DISTANCE teaches concepts...
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MECC A109 Circus Math
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MECC A231B Spellevator Word List
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MECC A752 Nutrition Vol. 1 v1.2
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MECC A757 Computer Generated Mathematics Materials Problem Solving Vol. 1 v1.0
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MECC A292 Littletown Zoo side B NOT FOR USE BY MECC.CO
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MECC A292 Littletown Zoo (v1.0) side A NOT FOR USE BY MECC.CO
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MECC A221 Murphy's Minerals v1.0
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MECC A240 Computer Inspector v1.0
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Package - Drills on whole number addition with sums of 10 or less. Addition of 0 plus single digit number included. (20 problems) Airplane - Drills on whole number addition facts in preceding package, plus fill in single digit missing addend including zero. (20 problems) Balloons - Drills on preceding problem types plus problems with three addends. (20 problems) Creature - Drills on sums which fall between 11 and 18, including fill in the missing addend. (24 problems) Fire - Drills on problems...
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MECC A147 Multiplication Puzzles
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MECC A154 First Letter Fun v1.0
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MECC Elementary Volume 6 (v1.2)
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MECC A119 Master Spell v1.0
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MECC A173 Databases Dataquest Sampler v1.0
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Space Subtraction is a drill and practice package that presents whole number subtraction problems which do not involve regrouping. The programs are sequenced according to difficulty. Cosmic Creature - Drills on whole number subtraction facts with single-digit numbers. (25 problems) Blast Off - Drills on whole number subtraction facts with a two-digit number minus a one-digit number. (25 problems) Zemoon Walk - Drills on whole number subtraction with one- or two-digit numbers and no regrouping....
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The following drills review the most fundamental elements of grammar -- the parts of speech. The parts of speech name words according to their function in the sentence. Each drill begins with a diagnostic quiz of three questions. With a perfect score on each quiz, the 7 drills can be completed in 21 sentences. You can master the drills with less than a perfect score. The computer will tell you how many sentences you use to achieve mastery.
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MECC A139 MECC Trivia Machine v1.1 side A
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MECC A769 Word Processing on the Apple v2.0 side A
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MECC Teacher Utilities Vol. 1 v3.6
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MECC A209 Conquering Ratios and Proportions
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MECC A154 First Letter Fun v1.1
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MECC A181 Words at Work Prefix Power 1.0
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MECC A307Z Grammar Madness 1.0
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MECC A702 Elementary Vol. 1 v3.4
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Oh Deer! (1983)(MECC)(US)
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MECC Dataquest: The Fifty States is a database program with two purposes. It is designed to (1) introduce you to the concept and capabilities of a computerized database, and (2) help you use this database as a research tool as you study the fifty states. The STATES DATABASE program consists of information about the fifty states and the procedures to access the information. The database contains a wide range of historic, geographic and demographic facts about the fifty states. You access the...
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In Energy House, students move through rooms of a house to find and correct energy wasters. As the student corrects an energy waster, the energy efficiency of the house increases. Students are to assume the outside temperature is 0 degrees Celsius, or freezing, and that the house is properly insulated.
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MECC A196 Fraction Munchers v1.0
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MECC A788 Early Addition (v1.3) NOT FOR USE BY MECC.CO
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MECC A156A Ghost Writer 2.0 (64K)
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MECC A120 Word Herd Look Alikes v1.0
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MECC A282 Cleanwater Detectives v1.0
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Conquering Whole Numbers is part of MECC's Conquering Math series. This package drills on advanced problems in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Remediation is provided for students having difficulties. The problems available are: ADDITION - two or more re-groupings; up to four addends. SUBTRACTION - two or more re-groupings; regroup across zero(es). MULTIPLICATION - multiple regroups possible; factors with up to 3 digits; factors with internal zeroes. DIVISION - one or two...
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Design Volume 1 v1.0 is software which was originally included in MECC's Designing Instructional Computing Materials training manual. The training manual is organized for teaching five 3-hour sessions. Laboratory work and handouts are provided to allow participants to apply concepts and specifics from each session and to develop their own design. This module consists of two diskettes with the five sessions covering motivation, analysis of tasks, text and graphics, interaction, testing, and...
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Student Stories allows you to produce eighteen personalized stories suitable for students in the first through third grades. After entering the students' names, you may print a story containing those names.
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Computer Generated Mathematics Materials Volume 1 - Problem Solving (Grades 3-8) This teacher utility package can be used to make worksheets or tests for an individual student or for an entire class. A printer must be used with this program. You select from 316 different objectives covering Interpreting Tables; Selecting an Operation to use in solving word problems; Reading Graphs; or Working Backwards, which is a collection of mazes, patterns, magic triangles, and magic squares. You may select...
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MECC A231 Spellevator v1.0
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MECC A231B Spelling List Editor v1.3
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MECC A151 Mastering Math Worksheet Generator v1.0
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MECC A771 Grade Manager 2.1 side B
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MECC A776 Writing a Narrative