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Utah Map Quiz/Printout
Utah Outline Map Printout
Facts, Map and State Symbols
Utah Flag Printout/Quiz
Large Flag Printable
State Abbreviation - UT
State Capital - Salt Lake City
Largest City - Salt Lake City
Area - 84,904 square miles [Utah is the 13th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 2,233,169 (as of 2000) [Utah is the 34th most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - Utahans or Utahns
Major Industries - oil, natural gas, mining (coal, copper, iron ore, silver, gold), steel-making, farming (cattle, sheep, dairy products), tourism (especially skiing)
Major Rivers - Colorado River, Green River
Major Lakes - Great Salt Lake, Lake Powell, Utah Lake
Highest Point - Kings Peak - 13,528 feet, (4,123 m) above sea level
Number of Counties - 29
Bordering States - Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Wyoming
Origin of the Name Utah - The name Utah is from the Ute Indians.
State Nickname - Beehive State
State Motto - "Industry"
State Song - Utah, We Love Thee
Dinosaur Fossils Found in Utah - Alamosaurus, Allosaurus, Amblydactylus, Apatosaurus, Barosaurus, Camarasaurus, Camptosaurus, Cedarosaurus, Coelophysis, Diplodocus, Dryosaurus, Dystrophaeus, Iguanodon, Iliosuchus, Marshosaurus, Nanosaurus, Nedcolbertia, Ornitholestes, Ornithomimus, Othnielia, Parasaurolophus, Rioarribasaurus, Stegosaurus, Stokesosaurus, Tenontosaurus, Torosaurus, Utahraptor
Utah State Symbols and Emblems:
Utah's official flag was adopted in 1913. The flag has a deep blue field with the state seal in the center, surrounded by yellow fringe. The state seal was designed by Harry Emmett Edwards in 1896. In the center of the flag is a bald eagle above a beehive (symbolizing hard work), surrounded by sego lilies (representing peace) and two US flags. The word "INDUSTRY" and the dates 1847 and 1896 appear on the flag. 1847 is the year that Brigham Young led a group of his Mormon followers to the Salt Lake Valley in Utah in order to find religious freedom and establish a new base for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Bonneville Cutthroat Trout
A meat-eating dinosaur
Indian Rice Grass
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Utah: Map/Quiz Printout
Answer geography questions about Utah using the map on this quiz.
Utah: Outline Map Printout
An outline map of Utah state to print.
Utah: 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 in the western the USA, its capital is Salt Lake City, or that its name starts with "U." Answer: Utah.
Utah: Label Me! Printout
Label the major features of Utah.
Large Coloring Printable
A large black-and-white printable of the flag of Utah.
Utah's Flag Printout/Quiz
Read about and answer questions on the flag of Utah.
Draw and Write
Draw a map of the state that you live in (in the USA) and write about it.
US State - Find Related Words
For a US state, write eight words related to the state, then use each word in a sentence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
USA Map: Where I Live
Write your country, state, and city, and then find and label your state (and a few other geographical features).
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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