MICHIGAN STUDIES<br />3rd Grade<br />To Do’s: <br />Swim in Lake Michigan<br />Go to Greenfield Village<br />Pick cherries...
What’s so special about Michigan?<br />It’s a peninsula!<br />The first soda pop in the US was made here!<br />The Mackina...
The Great Lakes<br />HOMES<br />Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior<br />Fresh water lakes<br />6 quadrillion gal...
Traditions<br />Michigan is rich in culture!<br />Arabic culture<br />Dearborn<br />Polish culture<br />Hamtrack<br />
More diversity!<br />African Americans<br />Detroit<br />Hart 					Plaza<br />Hosts diversity 					events every year!<br />
Michigan Facts!<br />Abbreviation: MI<br />Capital: Lansing<br />Largest City: Detroit<br />Michigan: From the Indian word...
Meaning Behind the Flag<br />Man standing on a peninsula waving<br />Gun in the other hand<br />Defending his country<br /...
State Fish: Brook TroutState Bird:RobinState Stone: Petoskey State Flower: Apple Blossom<br />
Famous michiganders!<br />HENRY FORD!<br />TAYLOR LAUTNER<br />MALCOM X!<br />TIM ALLEN!<br />
Important People in Michigan Now!<br />Elected in 2002<br />Jennifer Granholm<br />Governor<br />Re-elected in 2006<br />
MICHIGAN MADE PRODUCTS!<br />
Frankenmuth<br />German culture<br />
Activity<br />Draw your own version of the Michigan flag<br />What you think it should look like<br />Explain in three sen...
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  • Third Grade Michigan Studies

    1. 1. MICHIGAN STUDIES<br />3rd Grade<br />To Do’s: <br />Swim in Lake Michigan<br />Go to Greenfield Village<br />Pick cherries<br />
    2. 2. What’s so special about Michigan?<br />It’s a peninsula!<br />The first soda pop in the US was made here!<br />The Mackinac Bridge is one of the longest in the world!<br />Henry Ford lived here in Dearborn!<br />
    3. 3. The Great Lakes<br />HOMES<br />Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior<br />Fresh water lakes<br />6 quadrillion gallons of <br />fresh water<br />One fifth of the world’s <br />fresh water<br />
    4. 4. Traditions<br />Michigan is rich in culture!<br />Arabic culture<br />Dearborn<br />Polish culture<br />Hamtrack<br />
    5. 5. More diversity!<br />African Americans<br />Detroit<br />Hart Plaza<br />Hosts diversity events every year!<br />
    6. 6. Michigan Facts!<br />Abbreviation: MI<br />Capital: Lansing<br />Largest City: Detroit<br />Michigan: From the Indian word: “Meicigama”<br />Meaning, “Big Sea Wate”<br />The Great Lakes<br />
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    8. 8. Meaning Behind the Flag<br />Man standing on a peninsula waving<br />Gun in the other hand<br />Defending his country<br />Tuebor- “I Will Defend”<br />“Si QuaerisPeninsulamAmoenamCircumspice” <br />'If You Seek a Pleasant Peninsula, Look About You',<br />
    9. 9. State Fish: Brook TroutState Bird:RobinState Stone: Petoskey State Flower: Apple Blossom<br />
    10. 10. Famous michiganders!<br />HENRY FORD!<br />TAYLOR LAUTNER<br />MALCOM X!<br />TIM ALLEN!<br />
    11. 11. Important People in Michigan Now!<br />Elected in 2002<br />Jennifer Granholm<br />Governor<br />Re-elected in 2006<br />
    12. 12. MICHIGAN MADE PRODUCTS!<br />
    13. 13. Frankenmuth<br />German culture<br />
    14. 14. Activity<br />Draw your own version of the Michigan flag<br />What you think it should look like<br />Explain in three sentences<br />

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