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  • 1. MICHIGANHISTORY OUR STATE SYMBOLS By: Samantha Asman EDU 290 11am
  • 2. STATE BIRD The Robin People of Michigan love the Robin The Robin is the most known bird here.
  • 3. STATE FLOWER The apple blossom State flower since 1897 Climate allows the apple tree to grow here
  • 4. Found in the northern lower peninsulaSTATE TREE The white pine (Part of the evergreenfamily) This tree was used for lumber Grows in the Northern part of the state.
  • 5. STATE FISH The colorful brook trout About 8 to 10 inches long Blue, green, and red spots cover it’s sides.
  • 6. STATE STONE The Petoskey Stone It is found on beaches near the city of Petoskey. Each of these stones are a fossil of a piece of ancient coral. Petoskey, MI
  • 7.  The reason we have coral fossils is because Michigan used to be covered in water!
  • 8. STATE GEM The green-stone Gems are found on the Isle Royale (an island in Lake Superior). Made the state gem in 1973. Isle Royale
  • 9. STATE SOIL Kalkaska soil Found in the city of Kalkaska (in our lower peninsula). Reminds people how important soil is to Michigan.
  • 10. STATE REPTILE The painted turtle Chosen in 1995 Students voted for the reptile.
  • 11. STATE GAME MAMMAL The whitetail deer Over 1 million deer live here! How many of you have seen one?
  • 12. STATE WILDFLOWER The dwarf lake iris Very hard to find Very small flower
  • 13. STATE FOSSIL Mastodon bones Look like hairy elephants Was voted the state fossil a few years ago.
  • 14. STATE FLAG AND SEAL Most of the flag is bright blue and has our seal in the middle.
  • 15. Eagle with branchMan with one hand in the and oliveair representing peace,and a gun in the otherhand representing thewillingness to defend. Moose Elk Latin words (means “I Sun and water will defend”) representing serenity.
  • 16. HOW TO GET A STATE SYMBOL? Our state government in Lansing votes on each state symbol. Michigan’s Capitol building Michigan’s governor RICK SNYDER!
  • 17. NATURE OR PEOPLE? All of the state symbols were made in nature. They are natural characteristics of our state.
  • 18. CITATION McConnell, David B. "Chapter 1, Lesson 2: Our State Symbols." Meet Michigan. Hillsdale: Hillsdale Educational, 2009. 9-13. Print. Asman, Samantha. Student at Central Michigan University. http://wallpaper-s.org/15__American_Robin_Bird.htm http://www.50states.com/flower/arkansas.htm http://www.findfreegraphics.com/image-30/apple+blossom.htm http://www.myminnesotawoods.umn.edu/2007/04/minnesotas- eastern-white-pine-forest-type/ http://www.erinsfarm.com/whitepine.php http://www.tnaqua.org/OurAnimals/Fishes/BrookTrout.aspx http://www.fisheyeguyphotography.com/galleries.asp?galleryid=2 http://yoopersteez.com/post/what-actually-constitutes-northern- michigan
  • 19. CITATION http://www.bestplaces.net/city/michigan/petoskey http://rememberingletters.wordpress.com/2011/08/27/michigan- state-stone-petoskey/ http://7art-screensavers.com/wave.shtml http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Michigan/gemChlorastrolite.html http://www.agatelady.com/media-coverage-petoskey-news.html http://www.city-data.com/city/Kalkaska-Michigan.html http://urbanext.illinois.edu/soil/st_soils/mi_soil.htm http://yoopersteez.com/post/michigan-state-symbols http://www.sandfiredragonranch.com/index.php?main_page=prod uct_info&products_id=11 http://www.cryptomundo.com/cryptozoo-news/mastodon-88/
  • 20. CITATION http://turtlesandmoreturtles.blogspot.com/2008/11/photo-of- western-painted-turtle.html http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/white- tailed-deer/ http://www.s3outdoors.com/knowyourspecies.php http://www.chasingame.com/reviews_yodercams.htm http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Michigan/wildflowerLakeIris.html http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10370_12146_12213- 61409--,00.html http://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/beauty/iris/dwarfwoodland/iris_lac ustris.shtml http://scienceblogs.com/evolgen/2008/04/phylogeny_friday_25_a pril_2008.php
  • 21. CITATION http://www.e-referencedesk.com/resources/state- fossil/michigan.html http://www.50states.com/flag/miflag.htm http://www.lionsdistrict11a2.org/Award%20Recipients/Award%20 Recipients.htm http://www.dwhike.com/History/US-State-Capitol- Buildings/6066325_vvBLDG/380398373_9QaN5#!i=380398373& k=9QaN5 http://wallpapers5.com/wallpaper/Winter-Sunset-Over-Lake- Michigan-Michigan/ http://www.isle.royale.national-park.com/map.htm http://yoopersteez.com/post/estivant-pines-photography- keweenaw
  • 22. CITATION http://wallpapers.org/42__Pictured_Rocks_National_Lakeshore,_ Lake_Superior,_Michigan.htm http://onlyhdwallpapers.com/nature/fall-in-northern-michigan- nature-high-resolution-desktop-1600x1200-wallpaper-231634 http://osnw3.blogspot.com/2010/11/not-normal-november-or-is- it.html http://www.mealtickets.com/photo-gallery/?album=9&gallery=9 http://www.herpnet.net/Iowa- Herpetology/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=73&It emid=26 http://michpics.wordpress.com/2006/09/page/2/ http://www.thunderhealing.com/rock/p.html http://www.tribal-software.com/petoskey.html