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North Dakota Map Quiz/Printout

North Dakota Outline Map Printout
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North Dakota
Facts, Map and State Symbols

North Dakota Flag Printout/Quiz

Large Flag Printable

North Dakota was the 39th state in the USA; it became a state on November 2, 1889.

State Abbreviation - ND
State Capital - Bismarck
Largest City - Fargo
Area - 70,704 square miles [North Dakota is the 19th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 723,393 (as of 2013) [North Dakota is the 48th most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - North Dakotans
Major Industries - farming (wheat, barley, oats, flaxseed), cattle, mining (lignite, soft coal), electrical power generation


Major Rivers - James River, Missouri River, Red River
Major Lakes - Lake Sakakawea, Lake Ohe
Highest Point - White Butte - 3,506 feet (1,069 m) above sea level
Lowest Point - Red River - 750 feet (230 m) above sea level
Number of Counties - 53
Bordering States - Minnesota, Montana, South Dakota
Bordering Country - Canada

Origin of the Name North Dakota - Dakota was what the Sioux Indians called themselves.
State Nickname - Peace Garden State, Flickertail State, Roughrider State
State Motto - " Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable"
State Song - North Dakota Hymn


North Dakota State Symbols and Emblems:
State Flag

North Dakota's official flag was adopted in 1911. The flag has a blue field and pictures a bald eagle holding a red ribbon in its bill; the ribbon reads "E PLURIBUS UNUM" (this is the motto of the U.S.A. and means "Out of Many, One" - and refers to the states of the United States being united into one country). The eagle is holding seven arrows and an olive branch (with three red berries) in its talons. The arrows represent the defense of liberty, and the olive branch represents peace. The eagle has a red, whilte and blue shield on its body, with 13 stars (on a blue field) and 13 red and white stripes (representing the USA). Above the eagle are 13 yellow stars (representing the original 13 colonies of the USA) and a yellow fan. Under the eagle is a red scroll reading "NORTH DAKOTA."

Animal Symbols:
State Bird



Western Meadowlark

(Sturnella neglecta)

State Fish

Northern pike
(Esox Lucius)

State Honorary Equine

Nokota breed
(Descended from Sioux Chief Sitting Bull's war ponies)

Plant Symbols:
State Flower

Wild prairie rose

State Tree

American elm

State Grass

Western Wheatgrass
(Agropyron smithii)

Earth Symbols:
State Soil

Williams
(unofficial)

State Fossil

Teredo Petrified Wood
A worm-shaped mollusk that burrowed into trees and is preserved in petrified wood

Miscellaneous Symbols:
State Beverage



Milk

State Dance

Square dance

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North Dakota: Map/Quiz Printout

Answer geography questions about North Dakota using the map on this quiz.
Answers


North Dakota: Outline Map Printout

An outline map of North Dakota state to print.
Connect the Dots Mystery Map

North Dakota: 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 on the northern border of the USA, that its capital is Bismarck, or that its name starts with "N." Answer: North Dakota.
North Dakota

North Dakota: Label Me! Printout

Label the major features of North Dakota.
Answers
Flag of North Dakota

North Dakota's' Flag:
Large Coloring Printable

A large black-and-white printable of the flag of North Dakota.


North Dakota's Flag Printout/Quiz

Read about and answer questions on the flag of North Dakota.
Follow the Instructions

Lewis and Clark: Follow the Instructions

Color the trail that Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery followed in their exploration of the Louisiana Purchase according to simple directions, such as, "They spent the winter in what is now North Dakota, building Fort Mandan. Color North Dakota red." For beginning readers. Or go to the answers.
Follow the Instructions

Lewis and Clark: Follow the Instructions #2

Color the trail that Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery followed in their exploration of the Louisiana Purchase according to simple directions, such as, "They spent the winter in what is now North Dakota, building Fort Mandan. Color North Dakota red." For fluent readers. Or go to the answers.


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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California

Colorado

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Delaware

District of Columbia

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