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Our State: Georgia. Mrs. Fennell’s E-pal Project, FLE. Symbols of Georgia. The state bird is: Brown Thrasher The state flower is: Cherokee Rose The state tree is: Live Oak. Ryan & Alex. State Flag. This flag was adopted May 8th, 2003. The flag has three stripes and 13 stars.

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our state georgia

Our State:Georgia

Mrs. Fennell’s E-pal Project, FLE

symbols of georgia
Symbols of Georgia
  • The state bird is: Brown Thrasher
  • The state flower is: Cherokee Rose
  • The state tree is: Live Oak

Ryan & Alex

state flag
State Flag
  • This flag was adopted May 8th, 2003. The flag has three stripes and 13 stars.
  • This is Georgia’s third flag.

Johnny & Gerry

state nickname
State Nickname
  • The Peach State
    • Georgia grows peaches that are recognized for their highest quality.
    • Peaches became the official state fruit in 1995.
    • Peaches are great made into a dessert or eaten alone!
    • You should try peach cobbler

with ice cream.

Leana & Aliyah

statehood
Statehood

This state became the fourth state in the United States on Jan. 2, 1788.

The Governor of our state is Governor Sonny Perdue.

Luke & Juan

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Maps

This map shows where Georgia is located. Atlanta is our state’s capital.

Maegan & James

population
Population
  • 2004: 4,693,892
  • 2005: 4,677,401

The population has decreased in 2005.

Zachery & Victoria

economy
Economy
  • Chief products of Georgia include poultry and eggs, peanuts, cattle, hogs, dairy products, vegetables.

Terrell & Lyn

weather
Weather
  • North Georgia, where there are mountains, tends to have cooler temperatures.
  • Coastal Plain beaches affect the climate in south Georgia.
  • We usually receive 40 - 50" of rain each year.

Mayra & Matthew

natural resources
Natural Resources
  • Water
    • Major Rivers - Chattahoochee River, Savannah River, Suwannee River
    • Major Lakes - Lake Sidney Lanier, Clark Hill Lake, West Point Lake, Lake Hartwell
  • Minerals
    • State Mineral: Staurolite
    • State Gem: Quartz

Daniel & Malik

natural resources continued
Natural Resources, continued
  • Plant Life
    • Georgia is known for it’s oak and pine trees. Many of the state parks celebrate Georgia’s wildflowers by “showing them off” each Spring.
  • Animal Life
    • The black bear, squirrels, gray fox, red fox, white tailed deer, alligators, sea turtles, and the bobcat are very popular wildlife in Georgia.

Daniel & Malik

places to visit
Places to Visit

Oatland Island is a fun place to visit in Georgia! We went there on a field trip. Oatland island is a fun way to learn. There are animals there. There is a picture plant there. We saw a baby alligator, an owl and lots of other cool animals! On Sundays there is a farm there. That was our Oatland island adventure!

Tianna T. & Celia

famous people
Famous People

James Earl Carter – Mr. Carter was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains Georgia and he was our 39th president.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15, 1929

Jim Brown was born on the southern coast of Georgia, on Feb. 17, 1936, on St. Simons Island.

Tianna B. & Michelle

state motto
State Motto
  • Georgia’s state motto is “Wisdom, justice, and moderation”.

Luke, Juan & Michelle

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