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Loadin' the rom includes information on topics such as wages, trade unions and training.

Age: 14-18. Mac and PC, pound;40. Details from Allice Hocking, WMLPU, Wolverley House, 18 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6BJ.; 0121 633 4071 e-mail: The RAF Careers and Army Careers CD-Roms helps students match their talents with careers.

Age: 14-19. Mac and PC.

RAF Helpline: 01202 244033 Army Helpline: 01202 244037.

e-mail: Let's Go With Katy helps primary school children explore the concepts of direction and position.

Mac and PC, pound;29.99. Scottish Council for Educational Technology, 74 Victoria Crescent Road, Glasgow G12 9JN; 0141 337 5000.

e-mail: Quest Range '98 is an environmental research program.

Key Stages 3 and 4. PC, pound;7.50 plus VAT.

British Aerosol Manufacturers' Association (BAMA), Kings Buildings, Smith Square, London SW1P 3JJ; 0171 828 5111.

e-mail: Children take on the role of explorer as they travel through exotic climates in the Really Wild Show CD-Rom.

Age: 7+. PC, pound;24.99. Orderline: 01483 204450.

Making the Grade is an interactive business simulation for students.

Age: 16+. PC, pound;40. BP Educational Service, PO Box 934, Poole, BH17 7BR.; 01202 244041.

e-mail: EcoCal is an environmental health check program that measures a household's 'greenness'.

PC, schools under 1,000 pupils pound;10; more than 1,000 pound;25 (plus pound;2 p amp; p). Going for Green (EcoCal), PO Box 2100, Manchester M60 3GN.

e-mail: website: Mastering Mapwork helps students understand maps.

For key stages 1-3. pound;39.99 (single); pound;59.99 (1-10 users); pound;99.99 (11+ users). The CD-Rom version is due this month. MJP Geopacks, 92-104 Carnwath Road, London SW6 3HW; 0990 133168.


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