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    Schlegelmann-Tutorial-Michigan-TheGreatLakeState Schlegelmann-Tutorial-Michigan-TheGreatLakeState Presentation Transcript

    • Fun Facts About the State of Michigan
    • Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
    • Capital City – LansingLargest City – DetroitPopulation - 9,876,187 (2011 estimate)Primary Industries – Automanufacturing, agricultureState Nickname – Wolverine State or The Great Lake StateState Abbreviation - MI
    • Michigan’s population distribution Michigan Hardiness Zones – Shows temperatures differences throughout the state
    • Bounded by four of the Great Lakes (Michigan,Superior, Huron, Erie)Longest freshwater coastline of any politicalsubdivision in the worldHas 64,980 lakes and pondsA person is never more than 6 miles from anatural water source or more than 85 milesfrom a Great Lake
    • Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
    • State Bird - RobinState Seal State Flag State Flower – Apple BlossomState License Plate
    • Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
    • Michigan’s primary cities and waterwaysMichigan’s location within the United States
    • Canada Michigan’s Upper PeninsulaWisconsin Michigan’s Lower Peninsula Illinois Indiana Ohio
    • Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
    • Native Americans have lived forthousands of years in the Michigan area1700s – French and British explored1800s – European settlers arrived1837 – Michigan became a state1903 – Ford Motor Company established by HenryFord; Lumbering and Agriculture prominent1900s – Michigan greatest manufacturing state
    • Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
    • Big Sable Point Lighthouse Frozen lake in the Upper on Lake Michigan Peninsula with ice fishing shacks Gorgeous fall colors in theSleeping Bear Dunes – Lake Michigan Upper Peninsula
    • Tahquamenon Falls – Upper Peninsula
    • Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
    • Mackinac Bridge – Connects the Lower Peninsula to the Upper PeninsulaSoo Locks – Upper Peninsula Little Sable Point Lighthouse Michigan Adventure Water Park on Lake Michigan
    • Silver Beach on Lake Michigan – One of thousands of great beachesCamping and boating are very popular
    • Michigan FactsMichigan SymbolsLocation / GeographyHistoryOutdoorsTravel & Recreation
    • Michigan is a very unique state with lots of fun facts.Michigan’s symbols include it’s flag, seal, and statedesignated bird & flower.The state is surrounded by most of the Great Lakes.Native Americans first lived here, then Europeans,than the land became a U.S. state.Michigan has many scenic outdoor areas, lots of greatplaces to travel to, and fun recreational opportunities.
    • State facts - http://www.infomi.com/information.htmlhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michiganhttp://www.muninetguide.com/states/michigan.phphttp://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108228.htmlhttp://www.50states.com/michigan.htmhttp://www.50states.com/facts/michigan.htmhttp://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states/michigan/State facts, symbols -http://www.theus50.com/michigan/information.phpState quarter - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/quarter.phpState government - http://www.michigan.gov/Tourism -http://www.michigan.org/http://www.theus50.com/michigan/tourism.phphttp://wikitravel.org/en/Michiganhttp://www.zinio.com/reader.jsp?issue=416207349&o=ext&WT.mc_id=Free_1.20.11_Michigan_Travel_Jan_2012Outdoor s / Natural Areas -http://www.theus50.com/michigan/outdoors.php
    • State bird - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/bird.phpState seal - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/seal.phpState flower - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/information.phpState flag - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/flag.phpState quarter - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/quarter.phpState stamp - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/stamp.phpState license plate - http://www.theus50.com/michigan/license.phpState maps - http://maps.google.com/http://www.theus50.com/michigan/geography.phphttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Michigan_1718.jpghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Michigan_in_United_States.svghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Michigan.svghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Michigan_population_map.pnghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:MichiganAncestry.svghttp://informationfactor.com/detailed-map-of-michigan.phphttp://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/michigan.htmlhttp://www.digital-topo-maps.com/county-map/michigan.shtmlhttp://wikitravel.org/upload/shared/2/26/Michigan_regions_map.pnghttp://wikitravel.org/en/MichiganLumbering - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hauling_at_Thomas_Foster%27s,_by_Jenney,_J_A_(detail).jpgState capital - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:71msc_1.jpgTahquamenon Falls - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tahquamenon_falls_upper.jpghttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndOCEaSWykM&feature=player_embedded#!Sleeping Bear Dunes - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sleeping_Bear_Dune_Aerial_View.jpgMackinac Bridge - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mackinac_Bridge_Sunset.jpg