Nebraska was the 37th state to join the union. It became a state on March 1, 1867.
Capital - Lincoln
Abbreviation - NE
Nickname - Cornhusker State, The Tree Planters' State
Motto - "Equality before the law"
Song - Beautiful Nebraska
Bird - Western Meadowlark
Flower - Goldenrod
Insect - Honeybee
Area - approximately 77,358 square miles
Websites for studying about Nebraska
Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Nebraska
From A to Z yecher Stuff.com. Fun Educational Activities
Information about Nebraska. State study guides have been added to the Fast Facts pages
From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Nebraska
Mr. Donn has been online for as long as I can remember and he has one of the largest collections of social studies resources available. This is his collection of Nebraska resources.
From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of Nebraska's past.
Facts & Trivia about Nebraska
Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Nebraska
Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Nebraska.
From Enchanted Learning.com
In 1999, the United States Mint began striking a new quarter about every ten weeks to honor one of the 50 states—that is, five new quarters every year—until the program ended. The quarters were struck in the same order as the states' birthdays.
Nebraska Virtual Field Trips
Niobrara National Scenic RiverValentine
Virtual field trip onlineThe Niobrara River drains over 12,000 square miles of the Sandhills, one of the largest stabilized dunefields in the world. Float on this river and be surprised at the pine-clad hills and prairie, numerous waterfalls, tall sandstone cliffs and wildlife.
Thanks to graphicmaps.com for the state graphics