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1 Investigations of Our Space States MISSION NEW ENGLAND - A Mathematical WebQuest mcannon©ric.edu

2 O ldstein S chwab S tatesqUEST O ldstein S chwab S tatesqUEST As an awesome and imaginative mathematician you have been selected to be an OSS Agent and to participate in Mission New England.As an awesome and imaginative mathematician you have been selected to be an OSS Agent and to participate in Mission New England. Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. - Albert Einstein - Albert Einstein

3 YOUR MISSION AS OSS AGENTS, you and your partner must travel to the capital of each of the six New England States using the least amount of gas and spending the least amount of money possible. While in each New England state you must complete the research questions and tasks in your TOP SECRET MISSION manual.

4 Tasks While in each state you will: Research and record Historical informationResearch and record Historical information Research and record state Geographical DataResearch and record state Geographical Data Buy tickets for a designated childrens’ site, go on a virtual field trip and gather informationBuy tickets for a designated childrens’ site, go on a virtual field trip and gather information After you visit each state you will: Compile data on OSS Reporting Forms Analyze data on OSS Reporting Forms Complete an official report of your travels and submit it to your control officers: Mr. Oldstein and Ms. Schwab Top Secret

5 Will You Accept this Mission ? To accept this mission, To accept this mission, go to the next slide before this message before this messagedisappears

6 Mission Gadgets USE THE THESE MISSION GADGETS AS YOU TRAVEL FROM STATE CAPITAL TO STATE CAPITAL. THEY WILL PROVIDE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO COMPLETE THIS STATEQUEST

7 Mission gadget # 1: locator map Where is New England ? New England is in the Northeast part of the United StatesNew England is in the Northeast part of the United States

8 Mission Gadget #2: The Six New England States Connecticut Maine Massachusetts Rhode Island Vermont New Hampshire

9 Mission gadget # 3: Your fuel efficient car All OSS Agents are issued the OSS – X. This specially made, six-wheel racer gets 50 miles to the gallon (mpg) of gas Your gas tank holds 10 gallons of gas

10 Mission gadget #4: Mileage calculator GET MILEAGE AND TRAVEL TIMEGET MILEAGE AND TRAVEL TIMEGET MILEAGE AND TRAVEL TIMEGET MILEAGE AND TRAVEL TIME Use this mileage tool to figure out the distances that you are traveling.Use this mileage tool to figure out the distances that you are traveling. Click on the link aboveClick on the link above Enter the city and state that you are starting out fromEnter the city and state that you are starting out from Enter the city and state that you are going toEnter the city and state that you are going to Record the mileage and the travel timeRecord the mileage and the travel time

11 Mission gadget #5 : US Energy Information Administration data? The U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates that, in New England in January and February of 2013, the average price of a gallon of gasoline in $3.50. Each time the OSS – X, your most awesome car, goes 50 miles it uses a gallon of gas.

12 Departure and travel instructions

13 DEPARTURE AND TRAVEL INSTRUCTIONS 1.PLAN YOUR TRIP SO THAT YOU TOUR THE SIX NEW ENGLAND STATES USING THE LEAST MILEAGE POSSIBLE. 2.THE STATES ARE PRESENTED IN RANDOM ORDER ON THE SLIDES THAT FOLLOW. 3.YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND 4.COMPLETE THE RHODE ISLAND MISSION DATA SHEET BEFORE LEAVING FOR YOUR NEXT STATE 5.AFTER YOU COMPLETE EACH STATE TASK, CONTACT CONTROL (M). IF YOUR WORK IS COMPLETE AND CORRECT YOU WILL BE AWARDED A PATCH 6.THEN SET OFF TO THE CAPITAL OF THE NEW ENGLAND STATE YOU PLAN TO VISIT NEXT REMEMBER TO FILL YOUR GAS TANK WHEN IT IS ON EMPTY AND KEEP A RECORD WHAT YOU SPEND

14 Start your engines!!!! YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS IN PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND THE TASK: INTEL/DATA GATHERING IN THE SIX NEW ENGLAND STATES TEXT MAIL FROMCONTROL: Use the state INTELLIGENCE REPORTS (slides) to complete your TOP SECRET MISSION manual and your MISSION.

15 Read and Research about Rhode Island Historical and Fun FactsHistorical and Fun FactsHistorical and Fun FactsHistorical and Fun Facts Identify these three important sites in Providence, RI For help, click on:

16 Providence, Rhode Island Buy two children's tickets to the Roger Williams Park ZooBuy two children's tickets to the Roger Williams Park ZooBuy two children's tickets to the Roger Williams Park ZooBuy two children's tickets to the Roger Williams Park Zoo Record the cost of the tickets in your mission manualRecord the cost of the tickets in your mission manualRecord the cost of the tickets in your mission manualRecord the cost of the tickets in your mission manual Buy two admission tickets (children’s) and then go on a ‘virtual tour’ of the Roger Williams Zoo. To find out how much tickets cost: Click on the link below Then click on “Plan Your Visit” in the menu bar of the Zoo’s main page Read about rates and hours of operation. Take a virtual tour of the Zoo that includes the ‘Giraffe cam’.

17 Read and research about Montpelier, Vermont Historical and Fun FactsHistorical and Fun FactsHistorical and Fun FactsHistorical and Fun Facts Identify this building TEXT MAIL FROM CONTROL: Drive from Montpelier to Waterbury, Vermont to complete your next task.

18 Waterbury, Vermont Drive from Montpelier, Vermont to Route 1Waterbury VermontDrive from Montpelier, Vermont to Route 1Waterbury Vermont Go on a virtual tour of Ben & Jerry;s Homemade Ice Cream Factory - Buy Your TicketsGo on a virtual tour of Ben & Jerry;s Homemade Ice Cream Factory - Buy Your TicketsGo on a virtual tour of Ben & Jerry;s Homemade Ice Cream Factory - Buy Your TicketsGo on a virtual tour of Ben & Jerry;s Homemade Ice Cream Factory - Buy Your Tickets TEXT MAIL FROM CONTROL: After U finish UR tour & ice Cream, continue your travels to the OTHER New England states. DONOT RETURN TO MONTPELIER. DRIVE from WATERBURY, VERMONT to your next destination.

19 Read and research about connecticut Historical and Fun FactsHistorical and Fun FactsHistorical and Fun FactsHistorical and Fun Facts IDENTIFY THIS FAMOUS BUILDING IN HARTFORD WHAT IS THE NAME OF THIS FAMOUS UNIVERSITY? WHO IS THIS FAMOUS AUTHOR?

20 MYSTIC, CONNECTICUT DRIVE FROM HARTFORD TO MYSTIC AQUARIUM Buy two General Admission Tickets and gather INTEL on a Virtual tour of the AQUARIUM Drive from MYSTIC to the NEXT STATE YOU PLAN TO VISIT

21 READ AND RESEARCH ABOUT MAINE HISTORICAL AND FUN FACTS CAN YOU IDENTIFY THESE THREE BUILDINGS IN AUGUSTA, MAINE?

22 AUGUSTA, MAINE BUY TICKETS FOR AND VISIT THE DISCOVERY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

23 READ AND RESEARCH ABOUT MASSACUSETTS HISTORICAL AND FUN FACTS ABOUT MASSACHUSETTS CAN YOU IDENTIFY THESE PICTURES ?

24 BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS BUY TICKET AND VISIT MUSEUM OF SCIENCE

25 READ AND RESEARCH ABOUT NEW HAMPSHIRE HISTORICAL AND FUN FACTS

26 CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE VISIT THE MCAULIFFE-SHEPARD DISCOVERY CENTER - BUY TWO TICKETS

27 Mission accomplished TEXT MISSION FROM CONTROL IF you have: Visited each state Completed all the Mission manual pages DRIVE BACK TO PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND WRITE YOUR MISSION NEW ENGLAND REPORT Be sure to include: An analysis of why you visit the states in the order that you chose? A total of the miles you travelled on your mission? The total amount you spent on gasoline? The total amount you spent on tickets to visit sites?

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29 Investigations of Our Space States MISSION NEW ENGLAND - A Mathematical WebQuest mcannon©ric.edu

30 WHAT IS A WEBQUEST ? A WebQuest is an Internet-based research and learning project that has four characteristics:A WebQuest is an Internet-based research and learning project that has four characteristics: First, it is based on learning that is going on in your classroom.First, it is based on learning that is going on in your classroom. Second, the internet sites and sources you use are pre-selected by your teacher. They provide the information you need to complete your mission. You do not wander around the internet on your own. Second, the internet sites and sources you use are pre-selected by your teacher. They provide the information you need to complete your mission. You do not wander around the internet on your own. Third, a WebQuest requires you to collect information but emphasizes using the information.Third, a WebQuest requires you to collect information but emphasizes using the information. you must use higher-order thinking (analysis, creativity, or criticism) rather than just acquiring factual information(lower order thinking skills) to complete the webquest. Fourth, WebQuests are generally done with a group or partner but can be done alone.you must use higher-order thinking (analysis, creativity, or criticism) rather than just acquiring factual information(lower order thinking skills) to complete the webquest. Fourth, WebQuests are generally done with a group or partner but can be done alone.

31 Six Parts of a Web Quest Six Parts of a Web Quest Introduction Task Assignment Quest Resources Completion Evaluation

32 MISSION ACCOMPLISHED


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