A Alphabet Mrs. Pederson’s 2nd Graders in the library
Abilene Russell Stover Candies is in Abilene, KS. Some factories make flower or animal food. Dwight D. was raze in Abilene.
Buffalo Baby buffalo can sniff really good. In spring the buffalo stampede into the river. On every trip buffalo got killed in 1868. A buffalo is the Kansas state animal.
Cottonwood Tree They have a trunk to hold them up. Insects eat the tree. The tree has cotton on the tree. The cotton wood trees are very important to Kansas because they the state tree.
Dodge City Railroads roads were built near fort Dodge City. People decided to build a City. A place to shop for cowboys. A lot of cattle came to Dodge City.
AmeliaEarhart She flew around the earth for time but she didn’t cum back to her home in Kansas she was trying to be the first woman to flew around the earth she practiced a lot .
Famers • I learned a farmer does stuff with their hands. Farmers plant their own food. They make their own clothes. Kansas has farmers too.
Grain • The locusts ate all of the crops. The Mennonites came and put a new seed in the ground. This new seed grew in the fall. Kansas made the bread out of wheat.
Kansas honey bees • The state insect is a honey bee . Bees go out to find honey in the spring and summer. Then they bring the honey into their bee hive. The color of bee are yellow and black. The bees are busy turning the nectar into honey. The bee fan the nectar with their wings.
Jayhawk • The Jayhawk has a red head. The Jayhawk has a song. The Jayhawk has tow blue wings. The Jayhawks comes from Kansas University.
Kansas River • The Kansas River forms when two rivers join together. The Republican River and Smoky Hill River join at Junction City, forming the Kansas River. Most of the water on the Kansas River is dammed.
Limestone Limestone comes from a quarry. Lots of buildings are made out of limestone because they could not afford wood. Limestone is easy to dig out of the ground and easy to cut because it’s wet, that is why it is really easy. Limestone is mined in Kansas.
Mines There are salt mines in Kansas. There are many salt mines and they are under ground. The salt mimes travel many miles through tunnels.
Native Americans Native Americans hunted big buffalo in Kansas. They hunted when they were hungry. They lived in KS a long ago.
Oil Parts of Kansas has oil on it. Some oil is dug up from the ground. The oil is on lands of Kansas. Some is on different lands.
Prairies The prairies can survive long periods without rain. The grass has large complicated roots. I pass prairies on the way to Missouri. KS has prairies all over.
Quail Quail are a type of birds. They like deserts and prairies. They are small. They live in the grasses of Kansas.
Rodeo • Cowboys grab bulls on their horns! The bulls shake their heads and throw them OFF! People come and cheer for the cowboys. Some people go to rodeos on Saturday and Sunday. Rodeos are popular because of the sport in KS.
Sunflowers • Sunflowers come from seeds. They are on farms and against the road. Sunflowers seeds are planted in rows. The sunflowers grow between 6 and 8 feet tall. A sunflower is the state flower.
Topeka Kansas capital is Topeka. The building was made in 1866 and ended 1903. Topeka is the second biggest city.
Udall, Utica and Viola Kansas has over a hundred towns that have less than 1000 people. That is smaller than Grandview Plaza (about 1250). Even if you put them all together, it would still be smaller than Topeka. That means there are a whole lot of pretty small places in Kansas!
Western Meadowlark The Western Meadowlark is the state bird of Kansas. It is 8 to 11 inches (20 to 28 centimeters) long. It builds it’s nest in the prairie.
X Marks the Middle Kansas is in the middle of the United States. It is equal distance from the east coast to the west coast. It also is equal distance from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.
The yellow brick road The little girl has to follow the yellow path. She has to go to the wonderful wizard of oz so he can help her get home. The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz Museum is in Wamego, KS.
Zephyr A zephyr is wind that blows from the west. It is not usually a strong wind. Kansas has a lot of wind from all directions, but mostly it comes from the south. Tornadoes come from the southwest.