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Nebraska

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Nebraska

 

 

Geography:

What states, country, and/or bodies of water border it? Colorado,Iowa,Kansas,Missouri,South Dakota,Wyoming.

What is the state capital? LIncoln

 

 

 

 

List 2 or 3 large cities in the state: Omaha,Lincoln

 

 

What is the area (in square miles) of your state? 77,421

What is the highest elevation and how high is it? Panorama Point Kimball 5,424

What is the lowest elevation and how low is it?Missouri River Richardson 840

Map of state:

 

History:

Tell the date it became a state and what number state it was (1-50): 37th

How did the state get its name (origin of name)? From an Oto Indian word meaning"flat water".

List 2 or 3 of the Native American tribes that are or were found in this state:The Omahas,and Poncas and Otoes.

Tell about a famous person from this state: The famous person is Gerald Rudolph Ford he was born in Omaha on July 14,1913.

 

Civics:

Who is the governor? David Heinemen, R ( to Jan.2011

Who is the lieutenant governor? Rick Sheely. R (to Jan2011)

Who are the U.S. senators from this state? Mike Johanns, R (to Jan.2013), and Ben Nelson ( to Jan.2013)

How many U.S. House of Representatives members are from this state? 3

 

state flag: 

 

 

Economics:

What is mined  in the state? crushed and broken stone

What crops are grown in the state? corn

 

Climate

What is the average high January temperature of the state capital? 32°

What is the average high July temperature of the state capital? 90°

What is the average low January temperature of the state capital? 10°

What is the average low July temperature of the state capital? 66°

What is the average precipitation for January of the state capital? 0.5 in

What is the average precipitation for July of the state capital? 3.3 in

 

 

Population:

What is the population of the state (year 2000 or later)? 1,783,432

 

Symbols:

state:bird:Western Meadowlark

state:flower:Goldenrod

state:tree:Cottonwood Tree

 

 

state:song:"Beautiful Nebraska"

state:nickname: The Cornhusker State

state:insect: honeybee

 

Recreation (What are some fun things to do in this state?):

 

Historic Sites

Museums Historic

National Parks

Theme Parks

Tours

Wineries

 

 

 

 

 

What  would you like to tell about this state? Nebraska is known for growing corn, and  their football team is  called the cornhuskers.  It snows there

 

 datura.jpg - Sacred Datura 

 

Bibliography (Where did you find your information?):

 

"Nebraska State Insect - Honeybee." State Symbols USA - official state and national symbols, emblems, icons. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 Mar. 2010. <http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Nebraska/insect_honeybee.html>.

 

"Nebraska State Tree - Cottonwood." State Symbols USA - official state and national symbols, emblems, icons. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Apr. 2010. <http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Nebraska/state-tree-cottonwood.html>.

 

"Nebraska State Flower - Goldenrod." State Symbols USA - official state and national symbols, emblems, icons. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Apr. 2010. <http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Nebraska/flower_goldenrod.html>.

 

" Nebraska Indian Tribes and Languages." Native American Language Net: Preserving and promoting indigenous American Indian languages. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Apr. 2010. <http://www.native-languages.org/nebraska.htm>.

 

"Nebraska State Nickname." State Symbols USA - official state and national symbols, emblems, icons. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2010. <http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Nebraska/NebraskaNickname.html>.

 

Fras, Jim. "Nebraska State Song - "Beautiful Nebraska"." State Symbols USA - official state and national symbols, emblems, icons. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2010. <http://www.statesymbolsusa.org/Nebraska/stateSONG.html>.

 

"Nebraska: Facts, Map and State Symbols - EnchantedLearning.com." ENCHANTED LEARNING HOME PAGE. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Apr. 2010. <http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states/nebraska/>.

 

"Nebraska: Facts, Map and State Symbols - EnchantedLearning.com." ENCHANTED LEARNING HOME PAGE. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 May 2010. <http://www.enchantedlearning.com

 

Canipe, Steve. butterfly0919.jpg. 9/19/2001. Pics4Learning. 7 May 2010 <http://pics.tech4learning.com>

 

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Comments (6)

bes09 said

at 10:02 am on Apr 2, 2010

Brianna you are doing a lot , but good job.

bes03 said

at 2:48 pm on Apr 6, 2010

I really like your state from Haylee

bes01 said

at 3:25 pm on Apr 9, 2010

Nice job Bir

bes10 said

at 1:14 pm on Apr 12, 2010

hi bri

Mr. Torstenson said

at 1:36 pm on Apr 20, 2010

Since you are almost done, please help some of the others. You are doing a very good job.

Mr. Torstenson said

at 7:08 pm on May 5, 2010

You should probably add some pictures from your state.

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