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All About Utah

by Mary Ann Kelley

State Facts

Utah was the 45th state to join the union. It became a state on January 4, 1896.

State facts about Utah

Capital - Salt Lake City

Abbreviation - UT

Nickname - Beehive State

Motto - "Industry"

Song - Utah, We Love Thee

Bird - California Sea Gull

Flower - Sego Lily

Insect - Honey Bee

Area - approximately 84,904 square miles

Websites for studying about Utah

Utah State Symbols Games

Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Utah

Bryce Canyon National Park

Famous for its unique geology of red rock spires and horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters, Bryce offers the visitor a "Far View" from the eastern edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau in southern Utah.

A to Z Kids Stuff - Utah

Fun Educational Activities

The 50 States - Utah

From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Utah

Mr. - Utah

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 Utah resources.

Explore the States - Utah

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

50 - Utah

Facts & Trivia about Utah - Utah

Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Utah

Awesome America - Utah

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

Utah Map/Quiz Printout

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

Created by the U.S.Mint

Utah Virtual Field Trips

Wasatch Mountain State ParkMidway

Virtual field trip onlineLocated in Wasatch Mountain State Park, Huber Grove is one of the area's best examples of early pioneer life. Huber Grove history is rich with culture, architecture and natural beauty. Huber Grove is a beautiful and peaceful gathering place. Plan your trip to coincide with guided tours or attend the annual apple harvest of the 100-year-old orchard. Take a video tour of Huber Grove and learn about Johannes Huber, for whom this area is named. Located in the northwest corner of the town of Midway, off US 40.

More Utah field trips ...

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