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All About Oklahoma

by Mary Ann Kelley

State Facts

Oklahoma was the 46th state to join the union. It became a state on November 16, 1907.

State facts about Oklahoma

Capital - Oklahoma City

Abbreviation - OK

Nickname - Sooner State

Motto - "Labor omnia vincit" - Labor Conquers All Things

Song - "Oklahoma!" by Rodgers and Hammerstein

Bird - Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher

Flower - Oklahoma Rose

Insect - Honey Bee

Area - approximately 69,903 square miles

Websites for studying about Oklahoma

Oklahoma State Symbols Games

Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Oklahoma

Education Outreach and Project Learning Tree

What is Forestry? Connecting Oklahoma Communities is a Project Learning Tree based program that opens the doors of communication between the people of our great state. Your input, support and involvement are encouraged.

A to Z Kids Stuff - Oklahoma

Fun Educational Activities

The 50 States - Oklahoma

From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Oklahoma

Mr. Donn.org - Oklahoma

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 Oklahoma resources.

Explore the States - Oklahoma

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

50 States.com - Oklahoma

Facts & Trivia about Oklahoma

RoadsideAmerica.com - Oklahoma

Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Oklahoma

Awesome America - Oklahoma

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

Oklahoma Map/Quiz Printout

EnchantedLearning.com

Oklahoma State Quarters Coloring Pages

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.

Oklahoma Virtual Field Trips

More Oklahoma field trips ...

Thanks to graphicmaps.com for the state graphics