2 Menu Natural Resources in Oklahoma Oklahoma State Flag Symbols Official State ObjectsMajor Oklahoma CropsInteractive Oklahoma Quiz
3 Natural Resources in Oklahoma Natural Resources are an important part of any environment. When all the natural resources have been used in an area there are serious consequences. It is important not to deplete any natural resources and to conserve the resources that are available to us.
4 Natural Resources in Oklahoma CoalZincPetroleumStoneNatural GasClay
5 Oklahoma State Flag Symbolism Oklahoma’s flag contains many different symbols, all of which represent the state of Oklahoma. The symbols within the flag are significant to Oklahoma and it is important to know the meaning of each. The flag symbolizes what the state was founded on, all of which you will learn soon!
6 Oklahoma State Flag Symbolism The main design on the Oklahoma flag was made to resemble the leather shield of the warriors of the Osage Nation. The flag uses a green olive branch, and a ceremonial calumet (peace pipe) to represent Peace within the state. The 7 eagle feathers that hang from the shield are considered to be sacred among the Native Americans, as well as a symbol of honor.
7 Official State Objects As a state, Oklahoma has selected many different objects which represent the state; these objects are symbolic within the state. The selections made by the state of Oklahoma are very prominent throughout the state.
8 Official State Objects State Bird: Scissor-Tailed FlycatcherState Tree: RedbudState Animal: BisonState Reptile: Mountain Boomer LizardState Fish: White or Sand BassState Butterfly: Mountain Swallowtail
9 Major Oklahoma CropsCrops and farming play an important role throughout Oklahoma. Oklahoma is an important agricultural state. The state’s agriculture helps with the economy as well as supplying Oklahoma and other states with food.
10 Major Oklahoma CropsCottonCattleWheatGrain Sorghum
11 Interactive Oklahoma Quiz The next six questions will test your knowledge of the material covered throughout the lesson. Click on the correct answer choice to advance to the next question. Good Luck!
12 Gold is a major Natural Resource in the state of Oklahoma TrueFalse
13 The Olive leaves on the state flag are a symbol of what? PeaceWarPurityThe State of Oklahoma
14 What is a Major Crop of Oklahoma? GrapesTurnipsCottonPotatoes
15 The Bradford Pear Tree is the State Tree TrueFalse
16 The Leather shield in the Oklahoma Flag is a representation of what? WarBraveryVictoryOsage Warriors
17 Oklahoma is a major agricultural state. TrueFalse
18 The 7 eagle feathers on the Oklahoma flag are a symbol of what? CourageHonorVictoryBravery