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

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.

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This site provides a general characterization of the Midwest regarding its people, harvests, and politics. NOTE: The site includes pop-up and banner ads.
"Click on the images to learn about plants, animals and other objects commonly found on farms in Illinois."
This site is an encyclopedia article that consists of some state facts, information on South Dakota's early settlements, agriculture, and economy.
Fact Monster: Learn more about Nebraska's economy. Find basic facts about Nebraska geography by clicking on the links below the article.
Explore this Nebraska tourism site. You can request a free travel guide or play a game. Use the links across the top to learn about this state's attractions and events.
This is a directory of U.S. information put together for students. It has links to major encyclopedia sites for each state. NOTE: Teachers should check the external links before sharing with students.
A virtual walk through a farmhouse from the early days of the U.S. expansion. Click on "Homes on the Prairie" to read about them.
This is an almanac entry about Minnesota.
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.
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.
Print out this map of the Midwestern states.
This almanac entry has many facts about Nebraska.
This almanac entry has many facts about Nebraska.
This almanac entry has many facts about Kansas.
This almanac entry has many facts about Missouri.
This almanac entry has many facts about Iowa.
This almanac entry has many facts about Illinois.
This almanac entry has many facts about Wisconsin.
This almanac entry has many facts about Indiana.
This almanac entry has many facts about Michigan.
This almanac entry has many facts about Ohio.
This pdf includes some famous Kansas. Go to page 4 for facts and state symbols.
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 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.
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.

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