Third Grade Michigan StudiesPresentation Transcript
MICHIGAN STUDIES 3rd Grade To Do’s: Swim in Lake Michigan Go to Greenfield Village Pick cherries
What’s so special about Michigan? It’s a peninsula! The first soda pop in the US was made here! The Mackinac Bridge is one of the longest in the world! Henry Ford lived here in Dearborn!
The Great Lakes HOMES Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior Fresh water lakes 6 quadrillion gallons of fresh water One fifth of the world’s fresh water
Traditions Michigan is rich in culture! Arabic culture Dearborn Polish culture Hamtrack
More diversity! African Americans Detroit Hart Plaza Hosts diversity events every year!
Michigan Facts! Abbreviation: MI Capital: Lansing Largest City: Detroit Michigan: From the Indian word: “Meicigama” Meaning, “Big Sea Wate” The Great Lakes
Meaning Behind the Flag Man standing on a peninsula waving Gun in the other hand Defending his country Tuebor- “I Will Defend” “Si QuaerisPeninsulamAmoenamCircumspice” 'If You Seek a Pleasant Peninsula, Look About You',
State Fish: Brook TroutState Bird:RobinState Stone: Petoskey State Flower: Apple Blossom
Famous michiganders! HENRY FORD! TAYLOR LAUTNER MALCOM X! TIM ALLEN!
Important People in Michigan Now! Elected in 2002 Jennifer Granholm Governor Re-elected in 2006
MICHIGAN MADE PRODUCTS!
Frankenmuth German culture
Activity Draw your own version of the Michigan flag What you think it should look like Explain in three sentences