Summary

'Explore Australia' is a computer program for the Apple II, encompassing the history, geography, and heritage of Australia.

The program was developed for the Apple II family with support from Apple Australia and NSW Education Department and others. Explore-Australia introduces students to stories about Australia.

The game was collected because it is representative of games developed for the Apple II series of computers.

This item is part of a representative collection of hardware, software, trade literature and promotional material that documents the history of the Apple company, and its contribution to, and impact on the computer industry and society.

Physical Description

Boxed manual including three 5 1/4 inch floppy disks, an A4 booklet - Teachers Guide of 26 pages, a A4 Student Book of 28 pages and, a users card, a new program release brochure A4 (four page) and a blue post-back warranty card and an white "term and conditions warranty Card. NB Each disk is double sided and has two write protected notches.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    The Apple Company Collection, Internet Macintosh User Group (iMug) Collection

  • Collecting Areas

    Information & Communication

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Barrie Heard, 22/11/2006

  • Manufacturer

    1988
    Dataflow Computer Services Pty Ltd.

  • Inscriptions

    The Box lid includes the text : "Explore Australia A computer program encompassing the history, geography, and heritage of Australia, DataFlow Computer Services Pty Limited Apple IIe, IIc, IIgs, 128 k required." the underside includes a brief description of the program, with the address of the distributor. Booklets: 1. Explore Australia A computer program encompassing the history, geography, and heritage of Australia Teachers guide 2. Explore Australia A computer program encompassing the history, geography, and heritage of Australia Student Book 3. Explore-Australia User's Card 4. Dataflow New program release 5. Warranty registration card 6. dataflow terms and conditions card Disks: Disk 1 Explore Australia - Side A Turn Disk over for side B (2 copies) ©1988 Dataflow Computer Services Pty Limited and Learingways Inc. Disk 2 Explore Australia - Side A Turn Disk over for side B (1 copy) ©1988 Dataflow Computer Services Pty Limited and Learingways Inc.

  • Brand Names

    Apple (Computer Software)

  • Classification

    Computing & calculating, Digital computing, Software

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Technology

  • Type of item

    Object

  • Overall Dimensions

    310 mm (Length), 220 mm (Width), 30 mm (Height)

  • Keywords

    Computer Games, Computer Software, Computers, Computing, Education, Entertainment