If you are looking for a way to ease your kids back into school, "Animal Genius," a new computer software game that makes learning science fun, may be what you need. The game's opening menu reveals five empty habitats: arctic, woodlands, ocean, grasslands and rainforest. Your goal is to play games to earn five animals to populate each of these habitats.
Once you select a habitat, you are shown the animal that you can earn and told the number of points needed to win the animal. Then it's off to playing four games to earn the points. Once you have enough points to win an animal, a fifth game appears in which you are asked 10 questions about the won animal.