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DEFINE the word "capital"
EXPLAIN what the term "geographic center" means.
What does the VOCABULARY word "border" mean?
What is a TERM used in geography that means how many miles there are in a state?
What does the word CAPITOL mean? Describe.
Elevation is a WORD often used to tell how "high" the land is above or below sea level.
PROVE that Alaska is larger than any other state in the USA.
Look at the state Mississippi and COMPARE its size with that of Rhode Island.
DESCRIBE how the state of Michigan is the same as the state of New York.
DIFFERENTIATE the USA territories from the USA states.
COMPARE and CONTRAST California with Maine. What is the same? What is different about these states?
Look at a map or PICTURE of Colorado, Kansas, and Wyoming. What are some things you NOTICE?
WHEN did Texas join the Union (the USA)?
Place the following states in ORDER of the times they finally picked their state flowers: Georgia, Vermont, and New Mexico.
1896; population 213,000
1930; population 405, 544
1996; population 605,002
What do you see happening with the population OVER the years?
Make a TIMELINE showing the discovery, exploration, and permanent settling of your state.
Put the following events of Alabama in proper SEQUENCE: colonization, secession, statehood, reunification.
Virginia began as large state. What EVENTS caused it to CHANGE its size?
Compare the average high temperatures between North Dakota and Florida. Then between Alaska and Hawaii. Finally, Maine and Texas. What PATTERNS do you see?
Riddle: Massachussetts, but not California; Maryland, but not Connecticut, Maine, but not....? What is the answer?
Florida, Texas, Louisiana, and Georgia spend millions of dollars on disaster relief from hurricanes. Why are they affected and not states like Iowa and Missouri?
Puzzle: North Dakota, South Dakota; Virginia, West Virginia; North Carolina,....?
Florida, Texas, Louisiana, and Georgia spend millions of dollars on disaster relief from hurricanes. Why are they affected and not states like Iowa and Missouri?
Puzzle: North Dakota, South Dakota; Virginia, West Virginia; North Carolina,....?