# INVESTIGATIONS OF OUR SPACE STATES MISSION: MID ATLANTIC STATES

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INVESTIGATIONS OF OUR SPACE STATES MISSION: MID ATLANTIC STATES

Oldstein Schwab StatesQuest
Thirty Greatest Mathematicians As an awesome and imaginative mathematician you have been selected to be an OSS Agent and to participate in Mission: The Mid-Atlantic States

Fifty Nifty United States

AS OSS AGENTS, you and your partner must visit the capital of each of the Mid-Atlantic States using the least amount of gas and spending the least amount of money possible. While in each state, you must complete the research questions and tasks in your top secret mission packet.

TASKS WHILE IN EACH STATE YOU WILL:
Research and record Historical information Research and record state Geographical data Research Biographical data as requested OR visit popular sites

Will YOU Accept This Mission?
To accept this mission, go to the next slide before this message d i s a p p e a r s

MISSION GADGETS Use these mission gadgets as you travel from state capital to state capital. They will provide information you need to complete this StatesQuest.

WHERE ARE THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES in the UNITED STATES ?

TIME MACHINE TO THE MID-ATLANTIC COLONIES
CLICK ABOVE TO TRAVEL BACK IN TIME

OSS-X All OSS Agents are issued the OSS – X.
This specially designed, six-wheel racing car gets 50 miles to the gallon (mpg) of gas. It has a 10 gallon gas tank.

MILEAGE CALCULATOR Use this mileage tool to figure out the distances that you are traveling Click on the link above Enter the city and state that you are starting out from Enter the city and state that you are going to Record the mileage and travel time

THE U.S Energy Information Administration estimates that, in March 2013, the average price of a gallon of gasoline was \$3.50. Each time the OSS-X, our most awesome car, goes 50 miles, it uses one gallon of gasoline.

PLANNING Your trip begins in Providence, Rhode Island.
Plan your trip so that you tour the Mid-Atlantic states using the LEAST mileage, LEAST GAS, and LEAST MONEY possible. The states are presented in random order on the slides that follow. Plan your trip so that you end near a Southern state. (Your next next mission will be to tour the Southern States.

MARYLAND

Visit the National Aquarium
RESEARCH - MARYLAND BIOGRAPHY Write a brief story about ONE of these famous people from Maryland Visit the National Aquarium in Baltimore Babe Ruth OR Harriet Tubman

NEW JERSEY The Capital of New Jersey is _______________________?

RESEARCH - NEW JERSEY OR Edwin Aldrin Astronaut Judy Blume Author
BIOGRAPHY Write a brief story about ONE of these famous people form New Jersey Edwin Aldrin Astronaut OR Judy Blume Author

DELAWARE The Capitalof

RESEARCH DELAWARE Fun Trivia About Delaware
Visit Delaware Children’s Museum Fun Trivia About Delaware

The Story of the Statue of Liberty
RESEARCH NEW YORK The Story of the Statue of Liberty Visit Yankee Stadium Visit Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty

Declaration of Independence?
PENNSYLVANIA What is the Declaration of Independence?

Where Should You End Your Mission?
Park your OSS – X so that it will be ready to begin your next mission to the Southern States.