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All About Ohio

by Mary Ann Kelley

State Facts

Ohio was the 17th state to join the union. It became a state on March 1, 1803.

State facts about Ohio

Capital - Columbus

Abbreviation - OH

Nickname - Buckeye State

Motto - "With God, All Things Are Possible"

Song - Beautiful Ohio

Bird - Cardinal

Flower - Scarlet Carnation

Insect - Ladybug

Area - approximately 44,828 square miles

Websites for studying about Ohio

Ohio State Symbols Games

Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Ohio

A to Z Kids Stuff - Ohio

From A to Z Kids Stuff. Information for kids about the state of Ohio.

The 50 States - Ohio

From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Ohio

Mr. - Ohio

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 Ohio resources.

Explore the States - Ohio

From the Library of Congress. Games and stories of Ohio's past.

50 - Ohio

Facts and trivia about Ohio. - Ohio

Information on unique tourist sites and landmarks in Ohio.

Awesome America - Ohio

Loads of fun facts, photos, and travel information about Ohio.

Ohio Map/Quiz Printout


H.I.P. Pocket Change Coin Coloring sheet - Ohio

Created by the U.S.Mint

Ohio Virtual Field Trips

Akron Art MuseumAkron

Virtual field trip onlineThe museum exhibits art produced since 1850. There is a virtual component on the website.

Canton Museum of ArtCanton

Virtual field trip onlineThe permanent collection focuses on American Watercolors of the 19th and 20th Centuries and Contemporary Ceramics. Website has a virtual gallery.

More Ohio field trips ...

Thanks to for the state graphics

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