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The Nifty Fifty State Project Mrs. Smith’s 3rd grade class           2012
Nevada    Jesus    2012
CapitalThe capital is Carson City.Nevada is in the Southwest         Region.
State FlowerThe state flower is   Sagebrush.
State BirdThe state bird is Blue        Bird.
State NicknameThe state nickname is The    Sagebrush State.
Major CropsThe major crops of Nevada are alfalfaseed, barley, mint, onions, potato and                wheat.
LandformsThe landforms of Nevada ormountain, desert, and flat land.
Historical FactThere was gold and silverdiscovered in the mountains ofNevada in 1859.
Historical FactNevada is located in thesouthwestern part of the USA.
Special      InformationNevada was named the deserttortoise because there is a lot ofdesert and the symbols is a tortoise.
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
New Jersey      Colby      2012
Capital       TrentonNew Jersey is located  in the Northeast       Region.
New Jersey State     BirdThe Eastern Goldfinch
New JerseyState Nickname The Garden State
State FlowerThe Purple  Violet
Major Crops The major crops ofNew Jersey are bellpeppers, egg plants,endive, lettuce, and     spinach.
New Jersey      LandformsThe largest land area is the Atlantic           Coastal Plain.
Historical FactThe first dino skeletonwas found in New Jersey.
Historical FactThe first baseballgame was played inNew Jersey.
Special     InformationNew Jersey’sgreatest naturalresource is itslocation.
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
New Mexico     Kamryn     2012
Capital   Santa FeSouthwest Region
State Flower  Yucca Plant
State BirdRoad Runner
State NicknameLand of Enchantment
Major CropsThe major crops of New Mexicoare wheat, corn, and cotton.
LandformsThe landforms of New Mexico are    desert, forest, and rivers.
Historical FactThe historical fact is thatthey do a lot of hot airballoon events aboutevery month or so.
Historical FactAnother fact is they do alot of fiestas for partiesand other things.
SpecialInformation The special information is they have this thing called “four corners.” When you stand on it you will be...
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
New York    Ashton    2012
New York  CapitalAlbany Northeastern
New YorkState Flower    Rose
New YorkState Bird Bluebird
New York State NicknameThe Empire State, The   Excelsior State
New YorkMajor Crops Flowers
Landforms The landforms in NY are mountains, valleys, beaches, and rolling hills .
Historical FactAlbany became the statecapital of New York inJanuary of 1797.
Historical FactThere was a war foughtin NY and the Frenchand Indian were in thewar. It ended in 1763.
Special    InformationNY has one of the tallest buildingsin the world.
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
NorthDakota   Noah   2012
North Dakota Capital     Bismarck  Midwest Region
State FlowerWild Prairie Rose
State BirdWestern Meadowlark
North Dakota State Nickname   The Flickertail State
Major CropsFarmers mostly plant crops by theRed River because it has the most nutrients in all of North Dakota.Wheat is wh...
LandformsThe land in North Dakota       is very hilly.
North Dakota Historical Fact The Garrison Dam was completed in 1954. One ofthe largest ones in world goes across Missouri ...
Special InformationNorth Dakota is mostlycountry so there is a lot      of wildlife.
Resourceshttp://Kids .Britannica.comA Book called North Dakota By: Dennis B. Fradin
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
Ohio   Trevor   2012
Ohio Capital   ColumbusMidwest Region
State Flower   Scarlet  Carnation
Ohio State Bird    Cardinal
Ohio State Nickname    Buckeye State
Major CropsSome major crops ofOhio are corn, grapes,and hay.
LandformsThe major landforms of Ohio are rolling plains, the great lakes plains, and till                 plains.
Historical FactThe first airplane was built in Ohio by Orvilleand Wilber Wright.
Historical FactA historical fact is thatOhio is known for it’s bigcities.
Special    InformationDid you know seven presidentswere born in Ohio?
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
Rhode Island     Heidy     2012
Rhode Island      CapitalProvidenceNortheast Region
State FlowerViolet
State BirdRhode Island Red (king of     the chicken)
State NicknameOcean State, Little Rhody
Rhode Island     LandformsThe landforms are lowlands to flat rolling hills.
Rhode Island   Major CropsThe major crops arepotatoes, apples and corn.
Historical FactRhode Island is thesmallest state in theU.S.A.
Historical Fact  The full name of RhodeIsland is Rhode Island and  Providence Plantation.
Special        InformationTexas                            Rhode                                 Island                   ...
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
South Carolina        Vraj        2012
South CarolinaCapital    Columbia  Southeastern Region
South CarolinaState Flower   Carolina   Yellow   Jessamine
State Bird       Carolina        Wren
South CarolinaState Nickname  Palmetto State
Major CropsThe major crops of South Carolina are corn, peaches, pecans, and tobacco.
LandformsThe landforms of South Carolina  are rivers, lakes, and, coasts.
Historical FactThe ancient Native Americanscame to South Carolina10,000 years ago.
Historical FactSouth Carolina sent 64,739 mento World War I.
Special     InformationSouth Carolina has 1.3 millionacres of cropland.
Resourceshttp://www.yourchildlearns.com/us_map.htmhttp://www.netstate.com/states/http://www.usa.gov/Agencies/State_and_Ter...
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Nifty Fifty State Project 2012 Nevada-South Carolina

  1. 1. The Nifty Fifty State Project Mrs. Smith’s 3rd grade class 2012
  2. 2. Nevada Jesus 2012
  3. 3. CapitalThe capital is Carson City.Nevada is in the Southwest Region.
  4. 4. State FlowerThe state flower is Sagebrush.
  5. 5. State BirdThe state bird is Blue Bird.
  6. 6. State NicknameThe state nickname is The Sagebrush State.
  7. 7. Major CropsThe major crops of Nevada are alfalfaseed, barley, mint, onions, potato and wheat.
  8. 8. LandformsThe landforms of Nevada ormountain, desert, and flat land.
  9. 9. Historical FactThere was gold and silverdiscovered in the mountains ofNevada in 1859.
  10. 10. Historical FactNevada is located in thesouthwestern part of the USA.
  11. 11. Special InformationNevada was named the deserttortoise because there is a lot ofdesert and the symbols is a tortoise.
  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 StatesNevada
  13. 13. New Jersey Colby 2012
  14. 14. Capital TrentonNew Jersey is located in the Northeast Region.
  15. 15. New Jersey State BirdThe Eastern Goldfinch
  16. 16. New JerseyState Nickname The Garden State
  17. 17. State FlowerThe Purple Violet
  18. 18. Major Crops The major crops ofNew Jersey are bellpeppers, egg plants,endive, lettuce, and spinach.
  19. 19. New Jersey LandformsThe largest land area is the Atlantic Coastal Plain.
  20. 20. Historical FactThe first dino skeletonwas found in New Jersey.
  21. 21. Historical FactThe first baseballgame was played inNew Jersey.
  22. 22. Special InformationNew Jersey’sgreatest naturalresource is itslocation.
  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 StatesNew Jersey in words and pictures by Denis Fradin
  24. 24. New Mexico Kamryn 2012
  25. 25. Capital Santa FeSouthwest Region
  26. 26. State Flower Yucca Plant
  27. 27. State BirdRoad Runner
  28. 28. State NicknameLand of Enchantment
  29. 29. Major CropsThe major crops of New Mexicoare wheat, corn, and cotton.
  30. 30. LandformsThe landforms of New Mexico are desert, forest, and rivers.
  31. 31. Historical FactThe historical fact is thatthey do a lot of hot airballoon events aboutevery month or so.
  32. 32. Historical FactAnother fact is they do alot of fiestas for partiesand other things.
  33. 33. SpecialInformation The special information is they have this thing called “four corners.” When you stand on it you will be standing four states.
  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 StatesNew Mexico,
  35. 35. New York Ashton 2012
  36. 36. New York CapitalAlbany Northeastern
  37. 37. New YorkState Flower Rose
  38. 38. New YorkState Bird Bluebird
  39. 39. New York State NicknameThe Empire State, The Excelsior State
  40. 40. New YorkMajor Crops Flowers
  41. 41. Landforms The landforms in NY are mountains, valleys, beaches, and rolling hills .
  42. 42. Historical FactAlbany became the statecapital of New York inJanuary of 1797.
  43. 43. Historical FactThere was a war foughtin NY and the Frenchand Indian were in thewar. It ended in 1763.
  44. 44. Special InformationNY has one of the tallest buildingsin 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 StatesNEW YORK PICTRERS AND WORDS
  46. 46. NorthDakota Noah 2012
  47. 47. North Dakota Capital Bismarck Midwest Region
  48. 48. State FlowerWild Prairie Rose
  49. 49. State BirdWestern Meadowlark
  50. 50. North Dakota State Nickname The Flickertail State
  51. 51. Major CropsFarmers mostly plant crops by theRed River because it has the most nutrients in all of North Dakota.Wheat is what they grow the most.
  52. 52. LandformsThe land in North Dakota is very hilly.
  53. 53. North Dakota Historical Fact The Garrison Dam was completed in 1954. One ofthe largest ones in world goes across Missouri River.
  54. 54. Special InformationNorth Dakota is mostlycountry so there is a lot of wildlife.
  55. 55. Resourceshttp://Kids .Britannica.comA Book called North Dakota By: Dennis B. Fradin
  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 StatesNorth Dakota By: Dennis B. Fradin
  57. 57. Ohio Trevor 2012
  58. 58. Ohio Capital ColumbusMidwest Region
  59. 59. State Flower Scarlet Carnation
  60. 60. Ohio State Bird Cardinal
  61. 61. Ohio State Nickname Buckeye State
  62. 62. Major CropsSome major crops ofOhio are corn, grapes,and hay.
  63. 63. LandformsThe major landforms of Ohio are rolling plains, the great lakes plains, and till plains.
  64. 64. Historical FactThe first airplane was built in Ohio by Orvilleand Wilber Wright.
  65. 65. Historical FactA historical fact is thatOhio is known for it’s bigcities.
  66. 66. Special InformationDid you know seven presidentswere born in Ohio?
  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 StatesOhio by Dennis Fradin
  68. 68. Rhode Island Heidy 2012
  69. 69. Rhode Island CapitalProvidenceNortheast Region
  70. 70. State FlowerViolet
  71. 71. State BirdRhode Island Red (king of the chicken)
  72. 72. State NicknameOcean State, Little Rhody
  73. 73. Rhode Island LandformsThe landforms are lowlands to flat rolling hills.
  74. 74. Rhode Island Major CropsThe major crops arepotatoes, apples and corn.
  75. 75. Historical FactRhode Island is thesmallest state in theU.S.A.
  76. 76. Historical Fact The full name of RhodeIsland is Rhode Island and Providence Plantation.
  77. 77. Special InformationTexas Rhode Island AlaskaAlaska is 486 times bigger thanRhode Island, and Texas is 220 timesbigger than Rhode Island.
  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 StatesRhode Island in words and pictures
  79. 79. South Carolina Vraj 2012
  80. 80. South CarolinaCapital Columbia Southeastern Region
  81. 81. South CarolinaState Flower Carolina Yellow Jessamine
  82. 82. State Bird Carolina Wren
  83. 83. South CarolinaState Nickname Palmetto State
  84. 84. Major CropsThe major crops of South Carolina are corn, peaches, pecans, and tobacco.
  85. 85. LandformsThe landforms of South Carolina are rivers, lakes, and, coasts.
  86. 86. Historical FactThe ancient Native Americanscame to South Carolina10,000 years ago.
  87. 87. Historical FactSouth Carolina sent 64,739 mento World War I.
  88. 88. Special InformationSouth Carolina has 1.3 millionacres of cropland.
  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 StatesSouth Carolina Dennis B Fradin

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