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2 Wyoming History Leondro 4 th Grade Cole School February 2, 2005

3 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Where is Wyoming?

4 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming State Facts Statehood date: Size in Square Miles: Population: 493,782 Neighboring States:Colorado, Nebraska,Utah, Idaho, Montana, South Dakota Average Temperature: –In Winter 19° F –In Summer 67° F

5 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming State Facts Important Physical Features: Grand Teton National Park, Devils Tower, Wind River Canyon, Old Faithful, Medicine Bow, Big Horn Range, Yellowstone River. Capital: Cheyenne. Largest City: Cheyenne State Nickname:

6 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming State Facts Products:Beef Cattle, coal, sheep, oil, sugar beets, natural gas, dry beans, trona, wheat, corn, Native Animals:Big Horn Sheep, buffalo, elk, mule deer, mountain Lions, rabbits, bull frogs, bobcats, prairie dogs.

7 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming State Governor The governor of Wyoming is:Dave Freudnthal. Did you know that our state Governor is our 31 st Governor.

8 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming State Bird Meadowlark A Meadowlark is Wyoming’s state bird. It is 8 inch long. It sing song’s.

9 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming State Motto

10 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming State Flag The colors of Wyoming State Flag Red White Blue

11 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming State Hero Chief Washackie Chief Washackie was born in ( 1804).He died in (1900).He was born in Montana.He was rased in wyoming.He was the chief of Shoshone.He was A very very strong worrier,but he brefriended white people.

12 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming Mini-Timeline 1743 French Canadians Francois and Louis Joseph de la Verendrye become the first known whites to enter present-day Wyoming.

13 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming State License Plate Created by Leondro Carabajal!

14 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming Tourism When you come to Wyoming you need too see… Wyoming’s Capitol- you will see the Governor. Yellow Stone National Park -you will see elk, deer,and some bears. Devil’s Tower Monument -you will see Devil’s Tower. Meadowlark- it’s a beautiful bird. Big Horn –you will see beautiful

15 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming Mining Did you know that Wyoming is the top state of gathering coal? Did you know Wyoming is so close from being popular for oil? Did you know that there are so many Wyomingites work in mining?

16 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming Agriculture Did you know that there are so many farms and ranches in Wyoming? Did you know that Beef and cattle are Wyoming s main product? Did you know that Wheat, corn, and hay are some other crops?

17 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Rivers In Wyoming Wind River Canyon Snake River Green River Shoshone River North Plate Powder River Sweet Water River Wind River Clarks Fork Bighorn River

18 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Indian Paintbrush (State Flower) There are 6 different kinds of Indian paint brush. It’s a beautiful flower. The Indians paint with them.

19 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming’s Recreation

20 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Project Resources Map: KME and Technology Integration—Wyoming History Slide 2 link and follow directions in notes.Slide 2 link General Wyoming State information. Wyoming Kid’s PageKid’s Page

21 Barb Austin LCSD#1 Wyoming State Standards Addressed: 4. Time Continuity, and Change –Students demonstrate an understanding of the people, events, problems, ideas and cultures that were significant in the history of our community, state, nation, and world. 5. People, Places and Environments –Students demonstrate an understanding of interrelationships among people, places, economies, and environments. 6. Social Studies Processes and Skills –Students access, organize, synthesize, evaluate, and interpret information using appropriate resources and technology to collaborate, make decisions, solve problems, and report results in any of a variety of formats. 7. Technology –Students demonstrate the ability to use the appropriate technology to access and process information applying a variety of resources to the study of history, geography, economics, and social institutions.


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