requirements for the Virtual Voyage:
interactive exercise is created using Macromedia
Shockwave, and to use it you will need the lastest
Shockwave plug-in installed in your browser.
most browsers, if you do not already have the current
version of Shockwave it should install automatically
when you first view the page containing the Virtual
Voyage - but note that this may mean that there is a
significant delay before the application begins while
the plug-in loads. Note that this delay will not
occur on second and subsequent uses of the Virtual
you have any problems installing or using Shockwave,
click on the link on the right to go to Macromedia's
Shockwave download area, then return to this page to
run the Virtual Voyage.
for any reason you are unable or do not wish to install
the Shockwave plug-in, there is a paper-based version
of this activity in the Classroom pack, available from
the Teachers' Notes
area of this project.
the background? Got the plug-ins?
it's time to Start your Virtual Voyage!