State Unit Study - Kentucky

Series of Unit Studies for each of the 50 states.

Kentucky Map
Graphic Maps

These state unit studies are designed to help children learn the geography of the United States and learn factual information about every state. These studies are great for children in the public and private education system as well as homeschooled children.

Print the United States Map and color each state as you study it. Keep map at the front of your notebook for use with each state.

Print the State Information Sheet and fill in the information as you find it.

Print the Kentucky State Outline Map and fill in the state capital, large cities and state attractions that you find.

Answer the following questions on lined paper in complete sentences.

  • State Capital What is the capital?
  • State Flag Where is the original state flag?
  • State Flower How tall do these flowers grow?
  • State Bird What is the difference in coloring between the male and female bird?
  • State Tree How long does this tree live?
  • State Wild Animal What family is this animal a member of?
  • State Fish When was the state fish adopted?
  • State Insect What butterfly does this butterfly resemble?
  • State Horse What is the state horse?
  • State Song Who wrote the state song?
  • State Seal When was the seal authorized?
  • State Motto What is the state motto and what song did it come from?

Kentucky Printable Pages - Learn more about Kentucky with these printable worksheets and coloring pages.

Did You Know... List two interesting facts.

Louisville Zoo - Explore the Louisville Zoo. Learn how you can become a "Backyard Action Hero."

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace - Learn about this National Historical Site and color this Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial Coloring Page. Learn more about Abraham Lincoln with these printable worksheets and coloring pages.

Kentucky Virtual Tour - Visit the sites on the tour and answer the questions.

Big South Fork Scenic Railway - The Big South Fork Scenic Railway operates over the historic trackage of the Kentucky and Tennessee Railway and is situated in the heart of the beautiful Appalachian Mountains.

Fort Knox Bullion Depository - The U.S. Mint maintains facilities in Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco, and West Point, and a bullion depository in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Explore the activities at the U.S. Mint Kids Page and learn about the new nickels that are coming out in 2004.

How the Beagle Could Become Kentucky's State Dog - a coloring book to learn about the legislative process.

Mining TV - Watch Kentucky mining videos online and play some mining games.

Odd Kentucky Law: A wife had to receive her husband's permission to rearrange the furniture.