The Nifty Fifty State Project Mrs. Smith’s 3rd grade class           2012
Alabama    Jessica    2012
Alabama Capital    Montgomery Southeastern Region
Alabama State   FlowerCamellia
Alabama State Bird    Yellowhammer
StateNickname Heart of Dixie
Alabama Major       CropsThe major crops are cotton,peanuts, corn and soybeans.
Alabama LandformsTwo of the landforms are the Highland Rim and   the Cumberland.
Alabama     Historical FactOne historical fact is the AllodiumIndians named the state.
Historical Fact One other historical fact isthat Alabama had a gold rushin 1835 .
Special InformationDid you know that Alabama has a space program for kids? Italso has a name for the citizens. They are ca...
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
Reena2012
Capital   JuneauWestern Region
State FlowerBlue Forget Me Not
State BirdWillow Ptarmigan
StateNicknameThe Last Frontier
Major CropsThe major crops inAlaska are oats and     potatoes.
LandformsThe major landforms in Alaskaare glaciers, rivers, lakes, and          mountains.
Historical         FactA historical fact about Alaska is the the nameAlaska came from the Russian to refer only tothe peni...
Historical FactDid you know that theymined gold in Alaskalong ago?
Special     InformationSarah Palin is from Alaska and shebecame governor of Alaska.
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
Arizona    Fendi    2012
Arizona Capital    Phoenix  Southwestern
Arizona State   FlowerThe flower of the saguaro cactus
Arizona State     Bird Cactus Wren
State NicknameThe Grand Canyon State
Major CropsThe major crops of Arizona are    cotton, fruit and beef.
LandformsThe major landforms for Arizona are mountains, deserts, and the Grand             Canyon.
Historical FactIn 1878 the southern Pacific Railroadcrossed into Arizona from California.
Arizona      Historical FactThe Colorado River helped carve outthe Grand Canyon.
Special     InformationThere was a famous person thatlived his name is San Xavier Del Bac,he built seven missions in Arizo...
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
ARKANSAS    Madelyn    2012
Capital            LITTLE ROCKLittle Rock is really the biggest city in Arkansas.     Southeastern Region
State FlowerApple Blossom
State BirdMockingbird
Arkansas State  NicknameLand of Opportunity
Major Crops Rice and corn are themajor crops of Arkansas.
LandformsArkansas major landforms arerugged hills and steep hills and valleys.
Historical FactArkansas history is earthquakes butnot strong ones.
Historical FactThere were CivilWar battles thatoccurred inArkansas.
Special      InformationThere is a national park inArkansas known for as thebirthplace of President BillClinton.
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
California       Brady       2012
California Capital  Sacramento  Western Region
California State     Flower   Golden Poppy
State BirdCalifornia Valley Quail
State Nickname The Golden State
Major Crops  The major crops of      California arenuts, grapes, vegetables        and fruit.
Landforms    The landforms ofCalifornia are mountains       and valleys.
Historical FactIn California a museum has a spike ofgold, because it was the last one theyused when they built the railroa...
California Historical         FactIn 1963 San Francisco had aearthquake and then the citycaught fire.
Special     InformationThe attractions of California areseveral national parks , SeaWorld, Disney Land, and the GoldenGate...
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
Colorado    Karrie-lyn    2012
Colorado Capital    Denver  Western Region
State FlowerRocky Mountain  Columbine
State BirdLark Bunting
Colorado State  NicknameThe Centennial State The Highest State
Major CropsThe major crops of Colorado arewheat, corn and hay.
LandformsColorado’s landforms are   Rocky Mountains.
Historical FactColorado means red in Spanish. Colorado wasgiven this name because it has a red color init’s river.
Historical FactThere were dinosaurs in Colorado but theybegan to die out the same time that the RockyMountains were forming.
Special  InformationColorado is famous for their snowand for skiing.
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
Connecticut      Emily      2012
Connecticut Capital      Hartford  Northeast Region
State FlowerMountain Laurel
State BirdAmerican Robin
Connecticut  State NicknameConstitution State, Nutmeg  State, Provision State
Major Crops   The major crops in Connecticut are   forage, tobacco, apples, dairy cows,chickens, horses, beef, sheep, meat...
LandformsThe major landforms in Connecticut are Appalachian  Mountains, Bear Mountains, Canaan Mountains,   Connecticut Ri...
Historical FactIndians in Connecticut grew crops that were corn, beans, tobacco. Plus they builtbows and arrows for huntin...
Connecticut      Historical FactThere were dinosaur footprints and therewere bones found they were made over200 million ye...
SpecialInformationMy state is Connecticut it is an awesome state because they founddinosaur footprints. Plus they were in ...
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
Delaware     Dev     2012
Delaware Capital      Dover   Northeast Region
DelawareState Flower  Peach Blossom
Delaware State Bird
DelawareState Nickname  The Small Wonder State
Major CropsThe major of Delaware are   soybeans and corn.
Landforms  The landform ofDelaware is flat land.
Historical FactDelaware was the first stateto join the United States.
Historical FactThe Blue Hen was the mostfamous bird in Delaware.
Special      InformationDelaware is 49th smallest in theUnited States.
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
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    1. 1. The Nifty Fifty State Project Mrs. Smith’s 3rd grade class 2012
    2. 2. Alabama Jessica 2012
    3. 3. Alabama Capital Montgomery Southeastern Region
    4. 4. Alabama State FlowerCamellia
    5. 5. Alabama State Bird Yellowhammer
    6. 6. StateNickname Heart of Dixie
    7. 7. Alabama Major CropsThe major crops are cotton,peanuts, corn and soybeans.
    8. 8. Alabama LandformsTwo of the landforms are the Highland Rim and the Cumberland.
    9. 9. Alabama Historical FactOne historical fact is the AllodiumIndians named the state.
    10. 10. Historical Fact One other historical fact isthat Alabama had a gold rushin 1835 .
    11. 11. Special InformationDid you know that Alabama has a space program for kids? Italso has a name for the citizens. They are called theAlabamians. Also, the state quarter is the 22nd quarterreleased out of 50 states.
    12. 12. Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Territories.shtmlhttp://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Travel_Tourism/State_Tourism.shtmlhttp://www.stateparks.com/usa.htmlhttp://home.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm?st=nchttp://www.worldlicenseplates.com/world/NA_USAX.htmlhttp://www.hmdb.org/http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_major_professional_sports_teams_of_the_United_States_and_Canadahttp://www.50states.com/ncarolin.htmhttp://kids.britannica.com/comptons/subject?id=859&subject=United StatesAlabamaThe south
    13. 13. Reena2012
    14. 14. Capital JuneauWestern Region
    15. 15. State FlowerBlue Forget Me Not
    16. 16. State BirdWillow Ptarmigan
    17. 17. StateNicknameThe Last Frontier
    18. 18. Major CropsThe major crops inAlaska are oats and potatoes.
    19. 19. LandformsThe major landforms in Alaskaare glaciers, rivers, lakes, and mountains.
    20. 20. Historical FactA historical fact about Alaska is the the nameAlaska came from the Russian to refer only tothe peninsula.
    21. 21. Historical FactDid you know that theymined gold in Alaskalong ago?
    22. 22. Special InformationSarah Palin is from Alaska and shebecame governor of Alaska.
    23. 23. Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Territories.shtmlhttp://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Travel_Tourism/State_Tourism.shtmlhttp://www.stateparks.com/usa.htmlhttp://home.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm?st=nchttp://www.worldlicenseplates.com/world/NA_USAX.htmlhttp://www.hmdb.org/http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_major_professional_sports_teams_of_the_United_States_and_Canadahttp://www.50states.com/ncarolin.htmhttp://kids.britannica.com/comptons/subject?id=859&subject=United StatesAlaska by Terry Dunnahoo
    24. 24. Arizona Fendi 2012
    25. 25. Arizona Capital Phoenix Southwestern
    26. 26. Arizona State FlowerThe flower of the saguaro cactus
    27. 27. Arizona State Bird Cactus Wren
    28. 28. State NicknameThe Grand Canyon State
    29. 29. Major CropsThe major crops of Arizona are cotton, fruit and beef.
    30. 30. LandformsThe major landforms for Arizona are mountains, deserts, and the Grand Canyon.
    31. 31. Historical FactIn 1878 the southern Pacific Railroadcrossed into Arizona from California.
    32. 32. Arizona Historical FactThe Colorado River helped carve outthe Grand Canyon.
    33. 33. Special InformationThere was a famous person thatlived his name is San Xavier Del Bac,he built seven missions in Arizona.
    34. 34. Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Territories.shtmlhttp://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Travel_Tourism/State_Tourism.shtmlhttp://www.stateparks.com/usa.htmlhttp://home.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm?st=nchttp://www.worldlicenseplates.com/world/NA_USAX.htmlhttp://www.hmdb.org/http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_major_professional_sports_teams_of_the_United_States_and_Canadahttp://www.50states.com/ncarolin.htmhttp://kids.britannica.com/comptons/subject?id=859&subject=United Statesbook
    35. 35. ARKANSAS Madelyn 2012
    36. 36. Capital LITTLE ROCKLittle Rock is really the biggest city in Arkansas. Southeastern Region
    37. 37. State FlowerApple Blossom
    38. 38. State BirdMockingbird
    39. 39. Arkansas State NicknameLand of Opportunity
    40. 40. Major Crops Rice and corn are themajor crops of Arkansas.
    41. 41. LandformsArkansas major landforms arerugged hills and steep hills and valleys.
    42. 42. Historical FactArkansas history is earthquakes butnot strong ones.
    43. 43. Historical FactThere were CivilWar battles thatoccurred inArkansas.
    44. 44. Special InformationThere is a national park inArkansas known for as thebirthplace of President BillClinton.
    45. 45. Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Territories.shtmlhttp://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Travel_Tourism/State_Tourism.shtmlhttp://www.stateparks.com/usa.htmlhttp://home.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm?st=nchttp://www.worldlicenseplates.com/world/NA_USAX.htmlhttp://www.hmdb.org/http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_major_professional_sports_teams_of_the_United_States_and_Canadahttp://www.50states.com/ncarolin.htmhttp://kids.britannica.com/comptons/subject?id=859&subject=United StatesArkansas by Elaine A Kule
    46. 46. California Brady 2012
    47. 47. California Capital Sacramento Western Region
    48. 48. California State Flower Golden Poppy
    49. 49. State BirdCalifornia Valley Quail
    50. 50. State Nickname The Golden State
    51. 51. Major Crops The major crops of California arenuts, grapes, vegetables and fruit.
    52. 52. Landforms The landforms ofCalifornia are mountains and valleys.
    53. 53. Historical FactIn California a museum has a spike ofgold, because it was the last one theyused when they built the railroad fromeast to west.
    54. 54. California Historical FactIn 1963 San Francisco had aearthquake and then the citycaught fire.
    55. 55. Special InformationThe attractions of California areseveral national parks , SeaWorld, Disney Land, and the GoldenGate Bridge.
    56. 56. Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Territories.shtmlhttp://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Travel_Tourism/State_Tourism.shtmlhttp://www.stateparks.com/usa.htmlhttp://home.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm?st=nchttp://www.worldlicenseplates.com/world/NA_USAX.htmlhttp://www.hmdb.org/http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_major_professional_sports_teams_of_the_United_States_and_Canadahttp://www.50states.com/ncarolin.htmhttp://kids.britannica.com/comptons/subject?id=859&subject=United StatesCalifornia in Words and Pictures
    57. 57. Colorado Karrie-lyn 2012
    58. 58. Colorado Capital Denver Western Region
    59. 59. State FlowerRocky Mountain Columbine
    60. 60. State BirdLark Bunting
    61. 61. Colorado State NicknameThe Centennial State The Highest State
    62. 62. Major CropsThe major crops of Colorado arewheat, corn and hay.
    63. 63. LandformsColorado’s landforms are Rocky Mountains.
    64. 64. Historical FactColorado means red in Spanish. Colorado wasgiven this name because it has a red color init’s river.
    65. 65. Historical FactThere were dinosaurs in Colorado but theybegan to die out the same time that the RockyMountains were forming.
    66. 66. Special InformationColorado is famous for their snowand for skiing.
    67. 67. Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Territories.shtmlhttp://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Travel_Tourism/State_Tourism.shtmlhttp://www.stateparks.com/usa.htmlhttp://home.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm?st=nchttp://www.worldlicenseplates.com/world/NA_USAX.htmlhttp://www.hmdb.org/http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_major_professional_sports_teams_of_the_United_States_and_Canadahttp://www.50states.com/ncarolin.htmhttp://kids.britannica.com/comptons/subject?id=859&subject=United StatesColorado
    68. 68. Connecticut Emily 2012
    69. 69. Connecticut Capital Hartford Northeast Region
    70. 70. State FlowerMountain Laurel
    71. 71. State BirdAmerican Robin
    72. 72. Connecticut State NicknameConstitution State, Nutmeg State, Provision State
    73. 73. Major Crops The major crops in Connecticut are forage, tobacco, apples, dairy cows,chickens, horses, beef, sheep, meat goats and hogs.
    74. 74. LandformsThe major landforms in Connecticut are Appalachian Mountains, Bear Mountains, Canaan Mountains, Connecticut River, Twin Lakes, and Berkshires.
    75. 75. Historical FactIndians in Connecticut grew crops that were corn, beans, tobacco. Plus they builtbows and arrows for hunting . Built canoes to go fishing.
    76. 76. Connecticut Historical FactThere were dinosaur footprints and therewere bones found they were made over200 million years ago.
    77. 77. SpecialInformationMy state is Connecticut it is an awesome state because they founddinosaur footprints. Plus they were in Connecticut over 200 million yearsago.
    78. 78. Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Territories.shtmlhttp://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Travel_Tourism/State_Tourism.shtmlhttp://www.stateparks.com/usa.htmlhttp://home.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm?st=nchttp://www.worldlicenseplates.com/world/NA_USAX.htmlhttp://www.hmdb.org/http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_major_professional_sports_teams_of_the_United_States_and_Canadahttp://www.50states.com/ncarolin.htmhttp://kids.britannica.com/comptons/subject?id=859&subject=United States Connecticut by Dennis B Fraden
    79. 79. Delaware Dev 2012
    80. 80. Delaware Capital Dover Northeast Region
    81. 81. DelawareState Flower Peach Blossom
    82. 82. Delaware State Bird
    83. 83. DelawareState Nickname The Small Wonder State
    84. 84. Major CropsThe major of Delaware are soybeans and corn.
    85. 85. Landforms The landform ofDelaware is flat land.
    86. 86. Historical FactDelaware was the first stateto join the United States.
    87. 87. Historical FactThe Blue Hen was the mostfamous bird in Delaware.
    88. 88. Special InformationDelaware is 49th smallest in theUnited States.
    89. 89. Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Territories.shtmlhttp://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Travel_Tourism/State_Tourism.shtmlhttp://www.stateparks.com/usa.htmlhttp://home.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm?st=nchttp://www.worldlicenseplates.com/world/NA_USAX.htmlhttp://www.hmdb.org/http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_major_professional_sports_teams_of_the_United_States_and_Canadahttp://www.50states.com/ncarolin.htmhttp://kids.britannica.com/comptons/subject?id=859&subject=United StatesFacts and symbols of Delaware

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