State Unit Study - Michigan

Series of Unit Studies for each of the 50 states.

Michigan Maps
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 Michigan State 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?
    Capitol Tour
  • State Flag What is in the center of the state flag?
  • State Flower How does Michigan rate in the apple industry?
  • State Bird What is the state bird?
  • State Tree When was this tree adopted?
  • State Game Mammal What do the bucks use their antlers for?
  • State Fish What makes this fish easily identified?
  • State Song Who wrote the state song?
  • State Seal Do you know what the great seal looks like?
  • State Motto What is the state motto and what does it mean?

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

Fun in the Kitchen - The Apple Blossom is Michigan's state flower.

Did You Know... List two interesting facts.

The Civil War - Learn about Michigan's role in the Civil War.

Agriculture - Learn about Michigan agriculture.

Lumbering in Michigan - Learn about lumbering in Michigan, Design Your Own Log Marks.

The Great Depression - Take an online tour of Michigan in the depression, learn about Michigan's folksong legacy, and compare Then and Now: Prices.

The Fifties - Take a look at Michigan in the 1950s.

The Sixties - Take a look at Michigan in the sixties, Tie-Dye a T-shirt, and do a 1960s Word Find.

History of Michigan - Michigan history includes flashy cars, peace symbols and love beads, copper mining and coal barges, lighthouses and the Sleeping Bear Dunes.

Michigan License Plates - View old license plates and then design your own license plate.

Odd Michigan Law: It was illegal to hitch a crocodile to a fire hydrant.