Learning About Your State
You decide to learn more about your state, its history and its present day status. Search the internet for answers to your questions.
1. What is the name of your state?
2. When was your state admitted to the Union? 1, 3
3. How old does that make your state?
4. Who is your state's governor? 1
5. Who founded your state? 1
6. What is the area of your 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 your state located? 1
10. What is the projected population for your 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 your 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