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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



From Learn about Ohio.

50 State Quarters® Program - Ohio

From the U.S. Mint. A program called H.I.P. Pocket Change™ . The Web site has coin and character images for each state for coloring.

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 ...

Famous people from Ohio

Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman)