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Pennsylvania Map Quiz/Printout

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Pennsylvania
Facts, Map and State Symbols

Pennsylvania Flag Printout/Quiz

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Pennsylvania was the 2nd state in the USA; it became a state on December 12, 1787.

State Abbreviation - PA
State Capital - Harrisburg
Largest City - Philadelphia
Area - 46,058 square miles [Pennsylvania is the 33rd biggest state in the USA]
Population - 12,773,801 (as of 2013) [Pennsylvania is the sixth most populous state in the USA, after California, New York, Texas, Florida and Illinois]
Name for Residents - Pennsylvanians
Major Industries - steel, farming (corn, oats, soybeans, mushrooms), mining (iron, portland cement, lime, stone), electronics equipment, cars, pharmaceuticals

Presidential Birthplace - James Buchanan was born in Cove Gap (near Mercersburg) on April 23, 1791 (he was the 15th US President, serving from 1857 to 1861)

Major Rivers - Allegheny River, Susquehanna River, Delaware River, Ohio River
Major Lakes - Lake Erie
Highest Point - Mt. Davis - 3,213 feet (979 m) above sea level
Number of Counties - 66
Bordering States - New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio


Origin of the Name Pennsylvania - This state was named to honor Admiral William Penn and his son, William Penn, Pennsylvania's founder.
State Nickname - Keystone State
State Motto - "Virtue, Liberty, and Independence"
State Song - Pennsylvania, lyrics by Eddie Khoury, music by Ronnie Bonner

Dinosaur Fossils Found in Pennsylvania - Atreipus (fossilized footprints)

Pennsylvania State Symbols and Emblems:
State Flag

Pennsylvania's official flag was adopted in 1907. The flag has a deep blue background. In the center are two harnessed draft horses surrounding a shield picturing a ship, a plow, and 3 sheaves of wheat. Above is a bald eagle. Below are a stalk of corn, an olive branch, and a draped red ribbon that reads,"VIRTUE, LIBERTY, AND INDEPENDENCE."

Animal Symbols:
State Bird



Ruffed grouse

State Mammal



White-tailed deer

State Insects



Ladybug (ladybird beetle) and Firefly

State Dog



Great Dane

State Fish

Brook trout

Plant Symbols:
State Flower

Mountain laurel

State Tree

Eastern hemlock

Earth Symbol:
State Fossil



Trilobite
(Phacops rana)

A marine arthropod with a three-part body; it lived from about 540 to 245 million years ago.

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Pennsylvania: Map/Quiz Printout

Answer geography questions about Pennsylvania using the map on this quiz.
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Pennsylvania: Label Me! Printout

Label the major features of Pennsylvania.
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Pennsylvania: Outline Map Printout

An outline map of Pennsylvania to print.
Connect the Dots Mystery Map

Pennsylvania: US State Dot to Dot Mystery Map

Connect the dots to draw the borders of a mystery state of the USA. Then use a globe or atlas to figure out which state you have drawn. You might want to give students clues, such as that it is in the eastern USA, that its capital is Harrisburg, or that its name starts with "P." Answer: Pennsylvania.


Pennsylvania Flag Printout/Quiz

Read about and answer questions on the flag of Pennsylvania.
Flag of Pennsylvania -thumbnail

Pennsylvania's Flag:
Large Coloring Printable

A large black-and-white printable of the flag of Pennsylvania.
The Liberty Bell

Liberty Bell

Read about the history of the Liberty Bell, how it cracked and was re-cast twice before cracking again at an historic funeral. Or color a printout of the Liberty Bell.

GROUNDHOG DAY CRAFTS

Activities and crafts for Groundhog Day. Groundhog Day is celebrated in the USA on February 2nd. Each year on this day in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, people from all over the USA watch Phil the Groundhog as he emerges from his burrow.


Your State:
Draw and Write

Draw a map of the state that you live in (in the USA) and write about it.
find related words

US State - Find Related Words

For a US state, write eight words related to the state, then use each word in a sentence.
find related words

US State Graphic Organizer

For one US state, write the name of the state, draw a map of the state, then write the state capital, postal abbreviation, date of statehood, state bird (draw and write), state flower (draw and write), a major body of water in the state, two bordering states, and state nickname.
Geography report thumbnail

US State Report Graphic Organizer Printout #1

This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, and state bird.
Geography report thumbnail

US State Report Graphic Organizer Printout #2

This printout helps the student do a short report on a US state, prompting the student to draw a map of the state, locate it on a US map, draw the state's flag, and write its capital city, state nickname, area, population, date of statehood, state bird, state flower, climate, and major industries.


US State
Printable Book

A short, printable book on a US state. To complete the book, the student must research a US state, draw its map, draw its flag, and answer simple questions about the state.


USA Map: Find Your State

Find and label your state in the USA, and label other important geography.
Answers


USA Map: Where I Live

Write your country, state, and city, and then find and label your state (and a few other geographical features).
writing prompt

Write Ten Things About Your State

A one-page printable worksheet. Write ten things about your state (plus one thing you would like to change).
Word Wheel

US State Wheel

This 2-page print-out makes a wheel about a single US state; the student fills out the information on the wheel. It consists of a base page together with a rear wheel that spins around. After putting the wheel together, the student follows the instructions on the front wheel (coloring in the state on a US map and drawing a small map of the state) and fills out the 12 sections of the wheel with information about one state. When you spin the wheel, facts about the US State appear, including: Biggest Cities, Capital, Flag, Bodies of Water, Postal Abbreviation, State Bird, Population (rank), Area (rank), Residents Called, Bordered by, Major Industries, and Entered Union (order).
Find a word for each letter

US State - Find a Related Word for Each Letter

For a US state, see if you can think of and write down a word or phrase that is related to that state for each letter of the alphabet. Think of cities, famous people from the state, bodies of water, mountains, landmarks, and other features. Find words for as many letters as you can.
Tally marks

The Census

A census is an official count of the number of people in a region. The survey is done by a government, usually periodically. This page explains how and why censuses are taken.
Map

Census:
Printable Read-and-Answer Worksheet

A printable worksheet on the census, with a short text to read, a map to color, and questions to answer. Or go to the answers. Or go to a pdf file with the worksheet and the answers.


US State Facts, Map and State Symbols
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Order and Dates of Statehood State Population Figures State Area Figures State Extremes and Records
US Postal Codes US Postal Codes Matching Guidelines for Writing a Report on a State US Geography


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