These state unit studies are designed to help children learn the geography of the United States and learn factual information about every state. These studies are great for children in the public and private education system as well as homeschooled children.
Print the United States Map and color each state as you study it. Keep map at the front of your notebook for use with each state.
Print the State Information Sheet and fill in the information as you find it.
Print the North Carolina State Map and fill in the state capital, large cities and state attractions that you find.
Answer the following questions on lined paper in complete sentences.
- State Capital What is the capital?
- State Flag What is on the left and right of the white star?
- State Flower What is the state flower?
- State Bird What is this bird sometimes called and why?
- State Fish What is the average weight of this fish?
- State Vegetable What is the state vegetable?
- State Fruit How old is the oldest grape vine?
- State Berries What are the two state berries?
- State Tree What "naval stores" did this tree provide?
- State Mammal What does this mammal eat?
- State Dog Who was this dog named for?
- State Insect What does this insect produce?
- State Beverage What is the average annual consumption of this beverage?
- State Reptile What is the state reptile?
- State Shell When was this shell chosen as the state shell?
- State Toast What do they mean by "state toast"?
- State Boat Where was this boat developed?
- State Song Who wrote the state song?
- State Seal What do the two figures on the seal represent?
- State Motto Why do states choose Latin phrases as their motto?
North Carolina Printable Pages - Learn more about North Carolina with these printable worksheets and coloring pages.
State Symbols Quiz How much do you remember?
Fun in the Kitchen - North Carolina leads all other states in Sweet Potato production, producing about 40% of the national supply. Make this recipe and check out the other activities from the North Carolina SweetPotato Commission.
Presidents born in North Carolina:
State Motto Cryptogram - Do you know both the Latin and English versions of the state motto?
Cool Kid's Fishin' - Learn about crustaceans, fish and shellfish.
Alligator River - A virtual tour of Alligator River.
Nature Center - Learn about some of the animals at the Nature Center.
Coloring Pages - Color the state symbols.
North Carolina Word Game - Try to figure out a word that's important to North Carolina.
North Carolina Firsts - Read about these firsts that took place in North Carolina.
TrailBlazer Magazine - Explore the magazine for 4th - 6th graders.
Hollerin' Contest - Annual competition celebrates North Carolina Folklife.
Hands on Crafts - Have online fun with clay, basketry, quilting and weaving.
How an Idea Becomes a Law - A simplified chart of the steps an idea must go through before it becomes law in North Carolina.
North Carolina Legends and Ghost Stories - Read these stories, ...if you dare.
NC DHHS - Check out the latest features of the Department of Health and Human Services Kids page. Learn all about Rabies (hear a Rabid Cow) and see the inside of an ambulance.
North Carolina Department of Transportation kids activities:
- NCDOT Kids Beauty Fly - Anti-Litter Activity Book
- DOT the 'littlest' Civil Engineer - 3 games
- Model Bridge Building Competition - See a bridge building slide show (competition only for NC schools)
- Riding the Rails - Learn about the railroads and do the activities.
- NCDOT Ferry Activity Book
Photo Gallery - Photos of North Carolina taken by kids from North Carolina.
Department of Agriculture - Kid's Page with lots of fun activiites.
Geography Game - Find the state.
Odd North Carolina Law: It was illegal to drink milk or water on a train.