State Unit Study - Washington

Series of Unit Studies for each of the 50 states.

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 Washington 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? Capitol Building and Coloring Page
  • State Flag Describe the state flag.
  • State Flower Why did Washington women want a state flower?
  • State Fruit What is the state fruit?
  • State Ship What kind of ship is the state ship?
  • State Bird Who had the final vote for the state bird?
  • State Fish What does anadromous mean?
  • State Fossil What family is the state fossil a member of?
  • State Gem What replaced wood fiber to make this gem?
  • State Grass What is the state grass?
  • State Tree Why was this tree chosen as the state tree?
  • State Insect What is this insect also known as?
  • State Song Who wrote the state song?
  • State Folksong What is this song about?
  • State Dance Who brought this dance west?
  • State Tartan What does the background color represent?
  • State Seal What did the jeweler use to make the first seal?
  • State Motto What is the state motto and what does it mean?
  • State Nickname Why was Washington given this nickname?

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

Washington Word Search - Find the Washington State Symbols.

Did You Know... List two interesting facts.

Postcard Place - Play this postcard game.

What IS This Thing? - Can you solve the mystery?

Brockman Memorial Tree Tour - An online adaptation of the original tour designed by Suzanne Hellmuth and Jock Reynold.

Bill Nye - Have some fun with Bill Nye, Seattle's Science Guy!

Golden Dreams - View this unique photo album online.

Send a Postcard - Send a Washington postcard to your family and friends.

Watersheds and Water Quality:

Solid Waste and Recycling:

Household Hazardous Waste:

  • What makes a household product hazardous?
  • Play the "What Can Happen?" game
  • What are some common hazardous products, and how can I identify others?
  • What can I do to create less hazardous waste?
  • Learn safer alternatives for hazardous products

Odd Washington Law:  It was illegal to hunt ducks from a rowboat unless one were upright and visible from the waist up.