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Operation: Science Quest

Welcome to the Operation: Science Quest resource page for Grades 1-6. Operation: Science Quest, or OSQ, is an interactive CD-ROM that uses the power of multimedia to teach science concepts through engaging, interactive adventures. Here you will find:

California Reviewers: non-packaged grades are available for viewing as less-than-final-format.

Note 1: These grades are still in development. Any errors will be fixed in the final, packaged CD-ROM product which will be available Summer 2006.

Note 2: You will need Flash Player 8 to view the Operation: Science Quest activities.

Grade 2 Treasure Hunters
The characters are explorers searching for lost "treasure" deep in a jungle. Completion of each adventure is rewarded with a Treasure Note.
Grade 3 Secret Agents
The characters are working for a secret agency to combat a band of villains called B.U.N.K. Completion of each adventure is rewarded with a Debunking Award.
Grade 4 Science Island
A husband-and-wife research team calls on the characters to assist in exploring a newly discovered, deserted island. Completion of each adventure is rewarded with a Science Challenge Award.
Grade 6 Job for a Day
A spin of a game-show wheel leads the characters to team up with professionals working in different fields. Completion of each adventure is rewarded with an Honorary Scientist Certificate.