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  1. 1. Iowa Business Presentations Date: 3/18/2011 Presented by: Jacob Fuller and Darren Dickensheets
  2. 2. A Video Introduction <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  3. 3. Main Points <ul><ul><li>Geography </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Climate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agriculture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tourism </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>State facts and many more </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. The Big Picture <ul><ul><li>Today we will be talking about the fine state of Iowa </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Alot of farmland! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Very rural state </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 5.   Facts <ul><ul><li>Iowa is the is the 29th state </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  The state capital is Des Moines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Was added as a state in 1846 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nickname - Hawkeye State </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Population- 2,966,334 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. CORN <ul><ul><li>  Iowa produces over 10 billion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>      dollars in crops and livestock </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Iowa is such a agricultural place </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Iowa is also known as the &quot;Food Capital of the World&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Iowa produces more corn than any other state in the U.S </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Iowa... A Simple Place <ul><li>The state of Iowa is known for being a very powerful food producing state. Miles and miles of flat land which makes it ideal for growing crops. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Geography   <ul><ul><li>Land Area- 55,869 sg. miles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large areas of wide open flat land </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  9. 9. Alternative Energy <ul><li>Along with corn, Iowa has many wind turbines. Iowa is the second best state when it comes to wind energy </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>About 17% of Iowa's electricy come from wind turbines. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>     </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Iowa is a great example of how to use our natural resources and not fossil fuels </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  10. 10.   State Details <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Iowa has 99 counties </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Iowa's highest elevation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>point is at 1,670. That is </li></ul><ul><li>ranked 42nd </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>State motto: Our liberties we prize and our rights we maintain. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  11. 11. Tourist Attractions <ul><ul><li>Civil war </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Historic Farms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Des Moines (State Capital) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Field of Dreams: Free admision, open from April 1st, November 30th.   </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  12. 12. Iowa Football <ul><ul><li>Iowa State </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Home of the Hawk Eyes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Average Football team </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Been in the Big Ten conference since 1900 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Been in 5 Rosebowls but only won 2 </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Iowa Hawkeyes Football <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  14. 14. Climate <ul><ul><li>Humid continental </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Same as PA </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High 80s in the summer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low 20s in the winter </li></ul></ul>
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  16. 16. Work Cited <ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>