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  • Item #: 068487
    ISBN: 9781537392370
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     This Thinking Tree notebook is really DIY: in content and in how you choose to complete it. There are 6 pages to accomplish the same tasks for each of the 50 states. Begin with coloring in the state on a US outline map with the capital, population and state motto. Then, fill in boxes with facts – current events, what to see, the flag, famous quote, monuments and popular foods. Next, identify the locations of the capital and other large cities, important landmarks, national parks, major highways and rivers, and anything else you find interesting. The following page documents historical events, famous people, draw the state seal and design a postage stamp. Then read a state-oriented book and summarize a scene and/or watch a movie and draw a scene (you’ll need to do your own research; no suggestions provided). The final page is titled, “What do you want to do in ___?” Note that these outside resources are required: your choice of various library books and documentaries/movies, Google Earth, Wikipedia, a U.S. atlas, a U.S. map, colored pencils or gel pens, black pens and #2 pencils. Pages are reproducible within your home/family. 8.5x11”, black & white, sc. ~ Sara

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  • Item #: 065368
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      Test your knowledge of U.S. geography with this fast paced, trivia game. The goal is simple - collect one state flag in each of the six colored regions by correctly answering geography questions. Be alert though! Your opponent(s) may play a challenge token to answer a question and steal one of your flags! The first player to collect the 6 different tokens and return to their starting state will be declared the winner. The multiple-choice questions are available in 2 levels - 3rd & 4th grade and 5th grade and up - players select a playing level before game start based on knowledge and confidence level.  2-4 players. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 052129
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    Kids will easily pick up their states, capitals, and U.S. geography as they yell, slap cards down, and use their quick-thinking skills to win state cards and put an impossibly scrambled-up United States back to rights. Each player receives 5 State Cards to create their own "State Line", along with a U.S. map. Then, as a Scramble card is uncovered, players race to fit one of their states to the Scramble card, with clues such as matching the color of the state to the Scramble card, or finding words or names within the state capital. Each of the state cards contains the name of the state, a state outline map, the capital city as well as the state nickname, and, of course, any of this information is fair game to be matched with a Scramble card. When a player is able to match one of their State cards with a Scramble card, they immediately slap it down on the Scramble card and yell out the name of the state. Or, a "Go the Distance" card is played, and the players have to determine which of them has a state that is the closest to that in question, and of course, if they have the lucky card, more slapping and yelling goes on. The game can be played with 2-4 players, and several variations are included to keep it challenging for players of all ages. Loud, noisy, and boisterous as it is, there's plenty of hidden motivations here for them to pick up vital information about each state - and remember it! - Jess

  • Item #: 035525
    ISBN: 9781564500090
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  • Item #: 061041
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    Love Explore the World but want to bring it a little closer to home? Check out this American version! Game play is pretty much identical, but questions and topics are now specific to US history and geography. – Laura

  • Item #: 055154
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    Mixing chance and strategy, you can only win by being the first player to construct roads that connect all four of your designated cities. Chance – because you never know how many miles of road you will be allowed to build on each turn, or if one of your designated cities will suddenly and randomly change, or if you will have one more, or one less city to connect. Strategy – because you can use or remove the roads other players construct (they can also use yours) and you are sometimes given the opportunity to create detours and road closures to foil the plans of your opponents. All moves are based on the draw of a Chaos Card – you begin with three and draw a new one at the start of each turn. Miami to Minneapolis can be a long way, until you suddenly get switched to Tampa! Or…it could be even worse! Learn the geography of the 48 states and the best routes across the country in this game full of twists and turns. For 2-6 players. – Zach

  • Item #: 036781
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    Learn the history, geography and culture of the 50 U.S. states! Set includes 62 cards (that's twice the content of other Professor Noggin sets!), dice, and instructions.
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  • Item #: 067735
    ISBN: 9781625810380
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  • Item #: 039073
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    Based on the popular Great States! Board Game, this travel version is a great product in its own right! Included are 100 playing cards that measure 3â₝ x 4.5â₝, with ideas for four fun games to play. Each of the fifty states has two cards in the set; one asks about the capital and largest city in the state and the other asks what other states the state borders and another trivia question about famous landmarks or other state facts. With two trivia questions on each card, there are 200 questions in all (four for each state). Additional, random, interesting tidbits of information are included on the bottom of each card. The front side of each card displays an outline of the featured state with the surrounding states faded. The most popular way to play with a group is to shuffle the cards and then take turns reading questions from the cards. The first person to answer the question correctly wins the card and the player with the most cards at the end of the game is the winner (for a break from the game, you can use them as flashcards, too). To help with the tricky questions, a full-color, fold-out map of the USA (measuring 11â₝ x 8.5â₝) is included. Learn important state facts with this card game and have fun while youââ‚™re doing it. For 2+ players. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 040584
    ISBN: 9781616251055
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  • Item #: 039678
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    Isn't it about time that they came out with a U.S. edition? The game includes a U.S. map game board, 50 state cards, color-coded by region, 6 blank state cards and 120 colored playing pieces. The state cards are chock-full of information, including the state flag, postal code, date of admission, area, population, capital, region, industry, bordering states, motto, bird, flower, tree, nickname, tourist attractions, number of representatives and more. Like Where in the World? this game has four types of game play, including Statesman, Junior Representative, Senior Representative and Solitaire. Statesman focuses on one or more regions of the U.S. Players isolate a group of state cards in that region and players draw a card and try to provide that state's information for the chosen category(s). Junior Representative asks players to identify the state based on selected facts, while Senior Representative adds a twist where players incorporate current news and events. Solitaire play is great for test prep and helps players memorize state facts. A solidly educational addition to your U.S. geography studies! – Jess
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  • Item #: 027208
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    You have 10 days to travel the USA. You can take a plane, a car, or just start walking. If you can connect and finish your 10 day travel first you win! Color coded cards and game board make your travel even easier. Geography has never been so much fun. 2-4 players.

  • Item #: 064244
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  • Item #: 047184
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    This workbook can be used as a stand alone study of US geography, or it can be used in conjunction with the book Fifty States Under God to further explore the geography of each state. Arranged in order of statehood, the study of each state is its own lesson, and discuses three key areas: land regions, borders and geographical features, and major cities. Extensive use is made of state maps in each of these areas to help illustrate these points and features. During each lesson on individual states, students are periodically referred back to an overall map of the US, so they definitely get lots of practice finding and placing states and locations across the country. Prior to beginning the lessons on the states, there are 3 lessons covering the geography of the US as a whole as well as a quiz on US geography and an introduction to geography from a Christian perspective. At various points throughout the course, there are 4 geography overview and testing sections, each one encompassing 3 lessons. The appendix contains extra copies of maps, the tests, and the answer keys. There are schedules included for completing the workbook as either a one-semester course or a one-year course, and there is also a page of suggestions for how to schedule this book with Fifty States Under God. The workbook is spiral-bound and softcover. – Zach

  • Item #: 033767
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    GeoCards are jumbo sized cards – 6" x 4.5" – that combine visual appeal with 5 easy-to-learn games. The world deck includes 50 cards of the world's largest countries and the USA deck covers all 50 states. The games included are straightforward and differ slightly between decks. Both include games of solitaire, name the capitals, war, and 20 questions. The world deck then includes a game for collecting all the countries from a single continent, while the USA deck includes a game where you match the borders of neighboring states. The cards are glossy, bright, and colorful, with one side showing with the country or state, its population, and area; the other side shows the country or state surrounded by its neighbors and with its capital (and state nickname) labeled.
  • Item #: 013863
    ISBN: 9781931397728
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    Any description of this atlas has to include a suggestion to view the sample pages online. After all, a picture is worth 1000 words! Looking at this atlas is a visual (and informational) treat. Each state (and Washington D.C.) covers a two-page spread. It has the appearance of looking like a desk blotter; with a journal open showing a map and a brief overview of the state. Surrounding the map are notes, dates, facts, illustrations and trivia "paper clipped" or "taped" in place. Readers are introduced to all of the basics: state birds, flowers, seals, flags, statistics, quarters, events, people, and much more. The maps are topographical with major cities and Interstate highways marked. Thematic maps show farm resources, expansion, population, climate and regions; and the paperback atlas ends with a state almanac and a list of geography terms defined. – Zach
  • Item #: 011278
    ISBN: 9780825165948
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  • Item #: 044183
    ISBN: 9780689812477
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    Travel the United States without leaving your chair with this beautiful collection of poems. Fifty poems representing a variety of geographic regions are included, each with its own color illustration. The poems are grouped into regional categories: Northeast, Capital (D.C.), Southeast, Great Lakes, Plains, Mountain, Southwest, and Pacific Coast. Each geographical section contains a map of the states included, plus a page or two of state facts. Well-known poets including Carl Sandburg, Langston Hughes, and Nikki Giovanni lend their voices to this collection, but there are poems by newcomers as well. Selected by Lee Bennett Hopkins, illus. by Stephen Alcorn. 83 pgs, hc. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 038411
    ISBN: 9781932096262
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    This reproducible workbook and curriculum guide is from YWM, publishers of the Heroes of History series comes. Though a great companion to the series, it stands alone and doesn't require the use of the biographies. Each of the 50 states (with an extra for the District of Columbia) receives 2 reproducible worksheets in the book. The main worksheet (identical for every state) prompts students to research and find such information as date of statehood, state motto, current population, natural resources, number of representatives in Congress, and more. It also has students identify features like bodies of water, highest point, state capital, bordering states, and more. Students draw and label these features on the second worksheet for the state, which is a black and white outline map of the featured state. A very effective and interactive way to teach state facts to students. The book includes several appendices with valuable items like additional maps and exercises (for the 13 colonies, the Louisiana Purchase, etc.), additional assignments like oral reports and creating timelines, a list of resources for state information, and more.128 pgs, pb. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 029604
    ISBN: 9781931789264
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  • Item #: 036081
    ISBN: 9781572627840
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    This colorful atlas is a great way to introduce students to the basic geographic features of the United States. The atlas is divided into several sections. The first section, Map Skills, explains how to read a map. It briefly covers the topics of scale, latitude/longitude, and different types of map projections. The next section, U.S. Themes, has a political map, physical map, and themed maps that show climate, elevation, average temperature, land use, population density, and more. The United States History section presents maps that represent places, populations, or events at different times in our country's history. For example, there are maps that show the routes of early explorers, battles of the American Revolution, the Underground Railroad, and the Vietnam War. The U.S. Regions section takes a closer look at six areas of the country - the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, and D.C., Puerto Rico and other islands. Each region has a political map, images of state flags, list of largest cities, and small thematic maps that show land use, population density, and average temperature/precipitation. An index at the end of the section gives the page number, latitude, and longitude for cities, landforms and bodies of water. The book concludes with the Atlas section, which contains political and physical maps of the world, the Western Hemisphere, the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. It also has a map of U.S. time zones and an index. 104 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 019455
    ISBN: 9780471358398
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    Add a yummy dimension to your state studies by cooking up and sampling a "signature" food from each state. The fifty states are split up into seven regional groups. Each state is introduced with the basic facts including capital, state bird and flower, major cities, and so on. A little dash of state history is thrown in before we move on to the main course - finding out about the state foods, and then actually cooking one up! The recipes are straight forward enough that older kids can make these on their own, while younger kids will probably need some help. For those less proficient in the kitchen than Mom, the first pages serve as an introduction to the tools of the kitchen, as well as some tips and advice on cooking and cooking safely. Let's see, we'll start with Rhode Island "Coffee Milkshakes," and then move on to Massachusetts for Boston baked beans, and then head to Illinois for deep-dish pizza, and on to Washington for baked apples and then to…. - Jess

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  • Item #: 000519
    ISBN: 9780486401683
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    What study of the states would be complete without a little coloring? Well, it's not really an essential, but it can reinforce the learning. Attractive blackline coloring pages are brimming with information about each of the 50 states, educating as they are colored. Which state is the Sunflower State? The Land of Opportunity? Which state's motto is "Ever Upward"? Informative captions provide each state's nickname, motto, flower, bird, tree, capital, principal rivers and mountains, notable attractions, and other special information.

    Accurate outline drawings of each state are prominent, with a small inset map of the United States showing its location (by shading). Some details, like mountains, rivers, and lakes, appear on the state. The capital's location is starred, but no printed names appear - so you can have your children do a little research and mapwork for extra benefit. This also makes the book usable as a reproducible map source. Surrounding the state are other blackline figures of the state bird, flower, related plant and animal life, and other significant features (New York, for example, includes the Statue of Liberty). Now your students can color their way to U.S. geographic literacy!

  • Item #: 062299
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      If you’ve considered purchasing the larger Word Teaser sets, this set is a great option to try first. This is a mini deck with 50 cards (rather than 150 in the larger). Each card contains a question regarding a U.S. state along with a hint on one side, and then information on the back. For example, “What U.S. state is only about 55 miles from the Russian border?” The hint is: “This state could easily hold Texas, California, and Montana in its borders.” Although there is just one question, the real wealth of information is on the second side. Each card becomes a “fast facts” card about a state, with the name, abbreviation, capital, population, land area, date it entered the union, nickname, and motto. With all these facts, this set is great for create-your-own games or supplementing a unit study on the United States. Cards are 2 ½” x 3 ½” and come in a storage box. For 2 or more players. ~ Ruth

  • Item #: 019768
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    This 55 piece jigsaw puzzle is a perfect supplement to your U.S. geography lessons. The extra sturdy pieces are shaped as individual states (except for some combos of the smaller Northeastern states) and are labeled with state name and capital city. Puzzle pieces with Canada, Mexico and major bodies of water such as the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and the Great Lakes are also labeled. Small illustrations representing important landmarks or characteristics around the country like the Liberty Bell and Mt. Rushmore are also found on the appropriate puzzle piece. Puzzle measures 1.5 x 2.5 feet. ~ Enh

  • Item #: 066004
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