4 TOP SECRET YOUR MISSION 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.
5 TASKS WHILE IN EACH STATE YOU WILL: Research and record Historical informationResearch and record state Geographical dataResearch Biographical data as requested OR visit popular sites
6 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
7 MISSION GADGETSUse these mission gadgets as you travel from state capital to state capital.They will provide information you need to complete this StatesQuest.
8 WHERE ARE THE MID-ATLANTIC STATES in the UNITED STATES ?
9 TIME MACHINE TO THE MID-ATLANTIC COLONIES CLICK ABOVE TO TRAVEL BACK IN TIME
10 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.
11 MILEAGE CALCULATORUse this mileage tool to figure out the distances that you are travelingClick on the link aboveEnter the city and state that you are starting out fromEnter the city and state that you are going toRecord the mileage and travel time
12 US ENERGY ADMINISTRATION 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.
13 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.