Learning About A Nearby State
You decide to learn more about a nearby state, its history and its present day status. Search the internet for answers to your questions.
1. What is the name of the nearby state you chose?
2. When was the state admitted to the Union? 1, 3
3. How old does that make the state?
4. Who is the state's governor? 1
5. Who founded the state? 1
6. What is the area of the state? 1, 3
7. What is the most recent population estimate? 1, 3
What is the population density of the state? (people per square mile)
8. What is the mean travel time that it takes for people to get to work? 1, 3
9. In which time zone is the state located? 1
10. What is the projected population for the state in 2010? In 2030? 3
11. What is the state animal? State bird? State nickname? 1, 4
12. What is the point of highest elevation in the state? The lowest elevation point? 1, 4
Yahoo! Weather: http://weather.yahoo.com
CNN Weather: http://cnn.com/weather
U.S. Census QuickFacts: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/
Projected Populations: http://www.census.gov/population/projections/SummaryTabA1.pdf