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
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
Created by the U.S.Mint
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.
Virtual field trip onlineScotts Bluff is a natural landmark which served as the path marker for those on the Oregon, California, Mormon, and Pony Express Trails. The website offers historical information about the monument for those who cannot visit in person.
Thanks to graphicmaps.com for the state graphics