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  • 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