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Geography: New England Region of the United States Discuss this eTheme.

These sites are about the six states in New England: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. Learn about the history, state symbols, and geography of these states. Includes maps, quizzes, and images of state flags. Interactive tools are included for students and teachers to create customized maps which highlight important aspects of these states.

Grades

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  • 7

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Students will find overviews of each state in the New England region. The overviews include videos, PowerPoint presentations, downloadable maps, coloring sheets and informational brochures. NOTE: This site contains advertising.
This site provides individual state maps and region maps. The maps are blank outlines, and students can add facts to the maps. NOTE: This site contains advertising.
Read basic facts and figures about the state of Connecticut, such as its physical geography, population, and bordering states. Includes a printable map and flag exercises and quizzes.
Browse the state of Connecticut's site for history and information. Includes activities such as coloring sheets, quizzes, and games.
Read basic information about the state, including the state flag, state bug, state flower, and state gem. Includes printable maps, quizzes, and state flags.
This site includes the state symbols and famous New Hampshirites. Click on "Just for Kids" for a page geared toward younger readers.
This site has basic information about Maine including state mottoes and plants, a printable Maine map quiz, and a printable state flag.
View a collection of maps of the state. The site has state, city and national parks maps.
Read a timeline of Maine's history. Click on the links at the top to learn more.
Learn about Maine's state symbols, emblems, and mottoes. Includes printable maps, flags, and quizzes.
This site for kids has information on famous people from the state, national parks, and things to do. Select links to other sites at the bottom of the page and learn about the Mayflower ship, the Colonial Boston, the Salem Witch Museum, and more. NOTE: The site includes advertisements.
Learn about Massachusetts facts including the state seal and the state Bug. Try the "History" game, reconstruct the state's artifacts, or take the State House quiz.
This is a virtual tour the Old Sturbridge Village in the 1830s. The tour provides descriptions, historical facts, panoramic photographs, and sound files.
This site has a collection of history and geography quick facts about the state. Includes printable maps and flags, quizzes, and information about state plants, animals, and gems.
Read a brief overview of Rhode Island History. The site also has internal links to special interest stories about historic figures and events.
This site has printable maps, state flags, and quizzes. Includes links about the state symbols.
Use this National Geographic tool with students to create state maps. Students compare and contrast states, writing paragraphs of their observations.
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.
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 photographs plus 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. There are also 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. Includes many photographs 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.
These sites are about daily life in colonial period. Learn about the colonists' education, clothing, chores, and games. Includes online quizzes and some videos. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on the Thirteen Colonies and the Pilgrims.
These sites are about the founding history of the first 13 colonies. Learn more about the history of each colony. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on colonial daily life.
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 photographs 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 includes links to eThemes Resources on the Midwest, West, and Northeast.

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