Nifty Fifty State Project 2012 Florida-Maine

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Nifty Fifty State Project 2012 Florida-Maine

  1. 1. The Nifty Fifty State Project Mrs. Smith’s 3rd grade class 2012
  2. 2. FloridaJada2012
  3. 3. Capital TallahasseeSoutheast Region
  4. 4. State Flower FlowerOrange Blossom
  5. 5. State BirdMocking Bird
  6. 6. State Nickname Sunshine State
  7. 7. Major CropsThe major crops are oranges they are a very popular fruit.
  8. 8. LandformsThe land forms are the gulf coast, Atlantic ocean coastal plains, the upland(hilly area), Everglades, and Florida Keys.
  9. 9. Historical FactDid you know that major historical events haveoccured in Florida? St. Augustine was foundedin Florida in 1565 which is 447 years ago.
  10. 10. Historical FactAbout 400 years later in 1965 the firstman to touch the moon blasted of fromFlorida .
  11. 11. Special InformationDid you know that alligators live inthe Suwannee River which islocated in Florida. A song waswritten called “Suwannee River.”
  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 StatesFrom the sea to shinning sea by:dennis Brinndal Fradin
  13. 13. Hawaii JP 2012
  14. 14. Capital HonoluluNorth Central Pacific Ocean
  15. 15. State FlowerYellow Hibiscus
  16. 16. State Bird Nene
  17. 17. State Nickname Aloha State
  18. 18. Major Crops The major crops ofHawaii are sugarcane and pineapple.
  19. 19. LandformsThe major landform of Hawaii is that it is an island that is a volcano.
  20. 20. Historical FactPele is the God of theKilauea volcano.
  21. 21. Historical FactHawaii was formed by avolcano.
  22. 22. Special InformationSurfing started in Hawaii.
  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 StatesThe Book Hawaii
  24. 24. Illinois Martayshiana 2012
  25. 25. Capital SpringfieldMidwest
  26. 26. State Bird Cardinal
  27. 27. State Flower Violet
  28. 28. State Nickname The Prairie StateThe Garden Spot of the Nation
  29. 29. Major CropsThe major crops of Illinois arecorn, soybeans, barley, rye, alfalfa, apple, asparagus and melons.
  30. 30. Landforms In Illinois the landforms arecaves, beaches, rivers, wetlands, springs, lakes and little grand canyon.
  31. 31. Historical FactIn 1812, the Indians killedmany settlers at Dearborn inwhat is now Chicago.
  32. 32. Historical FactA legend is that a cow startedthe Great Chicago Fire.
  33. 33. Special InformationPresident Abraham Lincoln was bornin Illinois and people call it Land ofLincoln.
  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 States
  35. 35. Kansas NIKOLAS 2012
  36. 36. Capital TopekaMidwest region
  37. 37. StateFlower Sunflower
  38. 38. State Bird Western Meadowlark
  39. 39. State NicknameSunflower State
  40. 40. Major CropsThe major crops of Kansas are cattle, wheat, hogs, corn, soybeans, and sorghum.
  41. 41. Landforms The landforms ofKansas are RockyMountains, Rollingplains and plains.
  42. 42. Historical FactDid you know Dwight D.Eisenhower was born inKansas?
  43. 43. Historical FactAbout 100 million years agothere was a huge flyingdinosaurs in Kansas.
  44. 44. Special InformationFrom about 1875 to 1885 DodgeCity was the biggest cattlemarket in the world.
  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 StatesBook Kansas by Dennis B. Fradin
  46. 46. Kentucky Andrea 2012
  47. 47. Kentucky Capital Frankfort Southeast Region
  48. 48. Kentucky State Flower Goldenrod
  49. 49. Kentucky State Bird Cardinal
  50. 50. Kentucky State NicknameThe Blue Grass State
  51. 51. Major Crops The major crop ofKentucky is tobacco.
  52. 52. Landforms The landforms ofKentucky are hills and mountains.
  53. 53. Kentucky Historical FactDaniel Boone and some companions hunted andtrapped in the lush, wild country which he called“Second Paradise.”
  54. 54. Kentucky Historical FactIn 1767, herds of bison roamed the grassy areas.
  55. 55. Special InformationThe name, Kentucky, may have came fromthe American Indian word Kentake,meaning meadowland or prairie.
  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 StatesKentucky words and pictures by Dennis B. FradinKentucky symbols and state by Kathleen W.D eady
  57. 57. Louisiana Trey 2012
  58. 58. Louisiana Capital Baton Rouge South East
  59. 59. State Flower Magnolia
  60. 60. State Bird Brown Pelican
  61. 61. Louisiana State Nickname The Bayou State
  62. 62. Major CropMajor crops of Louisianaare cotton and sugar cane.
  63. 63. Major LandformsSome major landforms of Louisianaare salt marshes, rolling hills, and theMississippi River.
  64. 64. Historical FactIn 1902 the governorof Louisiana gave thefirst official descriptionof the great seal.
  65. 65. Historical Fact The worlds longest bridge was in Louisiana.
  66. 66. Louisiana Special InformationThe Pelican flag dates back to theAmerican Civil War.
  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 StateLouisianan
  68. 68. Maine Grayson 2012
  69. 69. AugustaNortheast Region
  70. 70. Pinus Strous
  71. 71. State Bird Chickadee
  72. 72. Maine State Nickname Vacation State Lumber State Old Dirigo
  73. 73. Major CropsDid you know that Maine’s largest crops is theMaine State Potato crops.
  74. 74. LandformsMaine is divided into three distinct areas ocean, central uplands,and mountain ranges of which are the AtlanticOcean, uplands, and mountain ranges of theAppalachian Mountains in the north western reachesof the state.
  75. 75. Historical FactDid you know that the first shiplaunched in the western hemispherewas called the Virginia? It waslaunched in 1607 and it was launched inMaine!!!
  76. 76. Historical FactDid you know that some of the famous were born in Mainehere are some of them Stephen King b. 1947 HenryWadsworth Longfellow and many more!!!
  77. 77. Special InformationDid you know that Maine has morethan 2,000 islands? Did you know thatMaine has more blue berries than anyOther state?
  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

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