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Geography: Northeastern Region of the United States Discuss this eTheme.

These sites focus on the states in the Northeast. Learn more about the history, land, economy, industries, and animals of this region. There are many photographs, plus statistics that can be graphed. The following states are included: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. There are also links to eThemes Resources on the Midwest, South, and West.

Grades

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Links

See the official time for each of the different time zones in the United States. Click on a region to check the time.
Click on a state to learn more about it including the history, symbols, population, and famous people. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This is a pdf that has a map showing the regions of the United States. Go to page 2 to see a list of the states.
This is a fun site about what life was like during Colonial times in Connecticut. Site includes many short movies. Students have to be detectives and find the answers.
Learn about the trees and foliage in Maine. Click on the "Fall Foliage Video" to watch a short movie of the leaves changing colors.
This site has the symbols and songs for Maine, plus famous people, wildlife, and a timeline of the state history.
This site is full of information on lobsters. Click on "All About Lobsters" to learn about the different kinds. "Tales and Trivia" has fun facts, and "Lobster Activities" has classroom ideas.
Find out about the history of New Hampshire. Also learn about the state symbols, animals, and plants. Includes photographs.
Learn about life in New England in the 1830s by clicking on "Ask Jack." Also find out where common expressions came from.
In the fall, send in a self-addressed stamped envelope and receive fall leaves from Vermont. NOTE: Site has pop-up ads.
Click on a link to hear the state songs of Massachusetts.
Click on "The Salem Witch Trials of 1692" to learn more about the hysteria in New England at this time.
Click on the links to learn more about these animals. Includes photographs.
Explore these links to learn about Connecticut state symbols and history.
This is a virtual tour of Brooklyn. Click on an image and use your arrow keys to move. You can also use the controls below the photo to zoom. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Read about New York's famous Niagra Falls. View stunning photos. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This site has answers to commonly asked questions about the Amish people living in Pennsylvania. Includes photographs. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This site is created for kids to learn about people, places, and interesting facts about New Hampshire.
This site is about maple syrup production in Vermont.
These sites focus on the states in the South. Learn more about the history, land, economy, industries, and animals of this region. There are many photos as well as statistics that can be graphed. The following states are included: Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. Also has links to eThemes Resources on the Midwest, West, and Northeast.
These sites focus on the states in the West. Learn more about the history, land, economy, industries, and animals of this region. There are many photos as well as statistics that can be graphed. The following states are included: Alaska, Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. Also has links to eThemes Resources on the Midwest, South and Northeast.
These sites focus on the states in the Midwest. Learn more about the history, land, economy, industries, and animals of this region. There are many photos included, plus statistics that can be graphed. The following states are included: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. Also has links to eThemes Resources on the West, South and Northeast.
Learn about the state of New Jersey. Learn the history, state symbols, statistics, fun facts and trivia about the state. Explore state maps, take quizzes, and play games. There are links to eThemes Resources on New Jersey state flag and state symbols.
Learn history, state symbols, statistics, fun facts and trivia about the state of Maine. Explore the state maps and trace the borders. Includes games, quizzes, and a lesson plan. There are links to eThemes Resources on Maine government and the state flag.

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