Tennessee has 6 state songs! My Homeland Tennessee When It's Iris Time In Tennessee My Tennessee The Tennessee Waltz Rocky Top Tennessee Did You Know???
The Rocky Mountains Range in elevation from 8,000 – 14,259 feet At the lowest elevation is wetlands, ascending to pine forests, then areas of spruce and fir trees, eventually reaching the tundra at the higher elevations. Elk, deer, moose, sheep, coyotes, black bears, and cougars are some of the most common animals in the Rockies. The Rockies are formed of igneous and metamorphic rock and many valleys were once glaciers.
“Denver, lays claim to the invention of the cheeseburger. The trademark for the name Cheeseburger was awarded in 1935 to Louis Ballast.” “The United States federal government owns more than 1/3 of the land in Colorado.” “ Colorado means “colored red” and is known as the “Centennial State.” “Colfax Avenue in Denver is the longest continuous street in America.” “Denver has the largest city park system in the nation with 205 parks in City limits and 20,000 Acres of parks in the nearby mountains.” “Dove Creek is the "Pinto Bean" capital of the world.” “Colorado has the highest mean altitude of all the states.” Fun Facts!
Standards 3.01 Understand how to use maps, globes, and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process and report information from a spatial perspective. 3.03 Demonstrate how to identify and locate major physical and political features on globes and maps. - c. Locate places on a map using cardinal and intermediate direction. 3.3.02 Recognize the interaction between human and physical systems around the world. - a. List the similarities and differences of local places and regions with other places and regions. - b. List the basic components of earth's physical systems (e.g., landforms, water, climate and weather, erosion and deposition). - d. Describe how environments and regions differ around the world.