Thinking Matters An anthology of stories, accompanied by teachers' notes, set in a "typical primary school classroom" for nine to 13-year-olds to promote thoughtful discussion and improve pupils' ability to make sensible judgments. Pounds 8.99. Southgate Publishers, 15 Barnfield Ave, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2QE. Tel: 01395 223801.
Mechanisms For key stages 2 and 3, this CD-Rom covers the basic principles, illustrating different types of mechanism with colour annotated photographs and video sequences. Includes a resource pack with ideas for project work. It comes in a dual format for Acorn RISC OS and Windows. Pounds 69 for a single-user version; Pounds 99 for a site licence. Creative Curriculum Software, 5 Clover Hill Road, Savile Park, Halifax HX1 2YG. Tel: 01422 340524.
Endangered Wildlife A CD-Rom using sound, video and interactive games on an expedition to meet 44 endangered animals. For IBM PCs. Pounds 19.95. Global Software Publishing (GSP) Ltd, Meadow Lane, St Ives, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE17 4LG. Tel: 01480 496 666.