I'd like to recommend the Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Treasures of Knowledge (2001) and Carmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time (1997).
These specific games were adventure-edutainment games, rather than simply following the direct clues to find the crook. I think it would be interesting and fun to play and analyze something from the educational game world.
Both are also relatively short, only a few hours each iirc, and such a huge nostalgia trip for me.