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All About Wyoming

by Mary Ann Kelley

State Facts

Wyoming was the 44th state to join the union. It became a state on July 10, 1890.

State facts about Wyoming

Capital - Cheyenne

Abbreviation - WY

Nickname - Equality State

Motto - "Equal Rights"

Song - "Wyoming"

Bird - Western Meadowlark

Flower - Indian Paintbrush

Insect -

Area - approximately 97,818 square miles

Websites for studying about Wyoming

Wyoming State Symbols Games

Worksheets and puzzles for kids to learn more about Wyoming

The 50 States - Wyoming

From TeachersFirst. A comprehensive resource on Wyoming

Mr. Donn.org - Wyoming

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 Wyoming resources.

Explore the States - Wyoming

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

50 States.com - Wyoming

Facts & Trivia about Wyoming

RoadsideAmerica.com - Wyoming

Unique tourist attractions and landmarks in Wyoming.

Awesome America - Wyoming

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

Wyoming Map/Quiz Printout

EnchantedLearning.com

Wyoming 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.

Wyoming Virtual Field Trips

National Museum of Wildlife ArtJackson Hole

Virtual field trip onlineA museum dedicated to presenting art about wildlife. Located on a bluff called East Gros Ventre Butte and amid real wildlife habitat, the 51,000 square foot sandstone structure overlooks the National Elk Refuge. Permanent exhibits include the Bison, John Clymer, and Carl Rungius galleries.

Yellowstone National ParkYellowstone National Park

Virtual field trip onlineEstablished in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America's first national park. Located in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho, it is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. Preserved within Yellowstone National Park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world's most extraordinary geysers and hot springs, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. The website offers historical information about the park for those who cannot visit in person.

More Wyoming field trips ...

Thanks to graphicmaps.com for the state graphics

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