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Utah Map Quiz/Printout

Utah Outline Map Printout
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Utah
Facts, Map and State Symbols

Utah Flag Printout/Quiz

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Utah was the 45th state in the USA; it became a state on January 4, 1896.

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 - 2,900,872 (as of 2013) [Utah is the 33rd 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:
State Flag

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.

Animal Symbols:
State Bird



California Sea gull

(Larus californicus)

State Animal



Rocky Mountain Elk

(Cervus canadensis)

State Fish

Bonneville Cutthroat Trout
(Salmo clarki)

State Insect



Honeybee

(Apis mellifera)

State Fossil



Allosaurus

A meat-eating dinosaur

Plant Symbols:
State Flower

Sego lily

State Tree

Blue Spruce

State Fruit

Cherry

State Grass

Indian Rice Grass

Earth Symbols:
State Rock

Coal

State Mineral

Copper

State Gem

Topaz

State Soil

Mivida
(unofficial)

Miscellaneous Symbols:
State Emblem


Beehive

State Dance

Square dance

State Cooking Pot

Dutch Oven

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Utah: Map/Quiz Printout

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


Utah: Outline Map Printout

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

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

Utah: Label Me! Printout

Label the major features of Utah.
Answers
Flag of Utah

Utah's' Flag:
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.


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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