Project Outcomes and Technology Inventory

Inventory of Technology Installed/Upgraded

Hardware

KidsClub2 KidsClub3 KidsClub4 KidsClub5 KidsClub6
Donor PrairieNet Carle PrairieNet FabLab FabLab
Dell Service Tag 727S671 9c7vh31 78GCG31 2JLPZ41 7JLPZ41
Hard Disk 40 GB 40 GB 40 GB 40 GB 40 GB
RAM 2 GB (2048 MB) 3 GB 2.5 GB (2560 MB) 2.5 GB (2560 MB) 3 GB
RAM type DDR2 PC3200 DDR PC2100 266MHz DDR PC3200 DDR SDRAM
Processor 3.60 GHz Pentium 4 2.8 GHz Pentium 4 2.8 GHz Pentium 4 2.8 GHz Pentium 4 2.8 GHz Pentium 4
System bus 800 MHz 800 MHz 800 MHz 800 MHz 800 MHz

Software

All computers are running Windows XP with Service Pack 3

Wendy wanted the kids to get excited through educational games, so we installed a number of educational open source games and media creation software, listed here.

We also came up with notecard-sized descriptions of all software installed, available here as a .pdf

Anagramarama
No official documentation
Audacity
Official documentation
LAME Encoding for Audacity
Official documentation
Celestia
Official documentation
Chrome Browser
Official documentation
Dr. Geo
Forum – Note that this isn’t actually installed, the shortcut links to an .exe not in the Program Files folder
Firefox
Official documentation
FoxIt Reader
FoxIt Support Center
GCompris (limited version)
Official documentation
Klavaro
Detailed article (official documentation is in Portuguese and Esperanto)
Marble
Official support, official handbook
MuseScore
Official handbook, Official forum
OpenOffice
Official support
PDF Creator
Official support
Ri-Li
Email support: contact at ri-li dot org
Scribus
Official documentation
Stellarium
Official handbook, Official support
TuxMath (Tux of Math Command)
No official documentation. Note that some of the computers are running version 1.6, since the more recent releases were crashing randomly.
TuxPaint
Official Documentation
TuxType
No official documentation.
VLC Media Player
Official Support

Web documents

Environmental Changes Made

  • Painted walls
  • Added a bunch of decorations
  • Re-arranged the space
  • Installed computers and a printer

Training and Documentation Provided

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