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  1. 1. Michigan Created by Mandy Duncan ED 205 Section 05
  2. 2. MICHIGAN Quit Concept Map Author Resources Mackinac Island “ My Michigan”
  3. 3. The Robin Red Breast <ul><li>The robin red breast was designated Michigan’s state bird on April 8, 1931 </li></ul><ul><li>Robins are known to be the first sign of spring and can be found all over Michigan. </li></ul>Quit
  4. 4. The White Pine <ul><li>The white pine became Michigan’s state tree in 1955. </li></ul><ul><li>It can grow 50-80 feet tall! </li></ul><ul><li>The white pine grow well in Michigan because it prefers sandy soils. </li></ul>Quit
  5. 5. The Trout <ul><li>The trout became the state fish in 1965. These fish are found all over the state. </li></ul><ul><li>They are one of the better tasting fish for dinnner! </li></ul><ul><li>There are many kinds of trout, but in 1988 the state specified the ‘brook trout’ as the state fish. </li></ul>Quit
  6. 6. The State Flag <ul><li>The State Flag was adopted in 1911. The first flag displayed a portrait of Stevens Thomas Mason, Michigan’s first governor, on one side, and the state coat of arms (shown below) on the other. Today, only the coat of arms is displayed on the flag. </li></ul>Quit
  7. 7. The Apple Blossom <ul><li>The Apple Blossom became Michigan’s State Flower on February 9, 1987. </li></ul><ul><li>The blossom is very fragrant and pretty. </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan is also very famous for it’s apples, so this flower is very fitting. </li></ul>Quit
  8. 8. Mackinac Island <ul><li>Mackinac Island is located at the very top of Michigan’s Lower Penninsula. </li></ul><ul><li>It is located right where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron meet. </li></ul>Quit CLICK HERE
  9. 9. “My Michigan” <ul><li>This is the first verse of Michigan’s State Song: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A song to thee, fair State of mine, Michigan, my Michigan; But greater song than this is thine, Michigan, my Michigan; The whisper of the forest tree, The thunder of the inland sea; Unite in one grand symphony Of Michigan, my Michigan. </li></ul></ul>Quit Click here to read the rest of the lyrics and listen to the song!
  10. 10. The White Tailed Deer <ul><li>The White-Tailed Deer was named the state’s official game mammal in 1997 due to the efforts of a fourth grade class in Zeeland. </li></ul><ul><li>These mammals can be found in every county of Michigan </li></ul>Quit
  11. 11. The Automotive Industry <ul><li>The Ford Motor Company was founded by Henry Ford in 1903, in Dearborn Michigan. </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan has numerous automotive plants. </li></ul><ul><li>Detroit has been nicknamed the “Motor City” because of it’s success in the auto industry. </li></ul>Quit
  12. 12. The Painted Turtle <ul><li>The Painted Turtle became the state reptile in 1995 because of the efforts of a fifth grade class from Niles. </li></ul><ul><li>These turtles are very colorful and can live for decades! </li></ul>Quit
  13. 13. The Petoskey Stone <ul><li>The Petoskey Stone became the state stone in 1965. </li></ul><ul><li>The Petoskey is actually fossilized coral that existed in the northern Lower Penninsula about 350 million years ago! </li></ul>Quit
  14. 14. Resources <ul><li>http://www. enchantedlearning .com/ usa /states/ michigan / </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www. netstate .com/states/ symb /mi_ symb . htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://michigan.gov/documents/mhc_mhm_statesymbols2002_47909_7.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Ford_Motor_Company </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mackinacisland.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.50states.com/ </li></ul>Quit
  15. 15. Author <ul><li>My name is Amanda Duncan. I am finishing my B.A. in music and English with a elementary teaching minor. I am very excited to be a teacher. I have a cat named Arthur and a bird named Ralphie. My fiancé's name is Mike, and we are getting married next summer! </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>Quit
  16. 16. Concept Map Quit
  17. 17. Mackinac Island Quit Click on the Island to view a video of Mackinac!