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  • http://www.thingstodo.com/states/MI/facts.htm
  • http://www.great-lakes.net/lakes/ref/lakefact.html
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    • 1. MICHIGAN STUDIES
      3rd Grade
      To Do’s:
      Swim in Lake Michigan
      Go to Greenfield Village
      Pick cherries
    • 2. 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!
    • 3. 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
    • 4. Traditions
      Michigan is rich in culture!
      Arabic culture
      Dearborn
      Polish culture
      Hamtrack
    • 5. More diversity!
      African Americans
      Detroit
      Hart Plaza
      Hosts diversity events every year!
    • 6. Michigan Facts!
      Abbreviation: MI
      Capital: Lansing
      Largest City: Detroit
      Michigan: From the Indian word: “Meicigama”
      Meaning, “Big Sea Wate”
      The Great Lakes
    • 7.
    • 8. 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',
    • 9. State Fish: Brook TroutState Bird:RobinState Stone: Petoskey State Flower: Apple Blossom
    • 10. Famous michiganders!
      HENRY FORD!
      TAYLOR LAUTNER
      MALCOM X!
      TIM ALLEN!
    • 11. Important People in Michigan Now!
      Elected in 2002
      Jennifer Granholm
      Governor
      Re-elected in 2006
    • 12. MICHIGAN MADE PRODUCTS!
    • 13. Frankenmuth
      German culture
    • 14. Activity
      Draw your own version of the Michigan flag
      What you think it should look like
      Explain in three sentences

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