Project: Build a USA State Symbols Map Atlas

Educational Goal:  Learn about a U.S. state's geography and its official symbols.

Complete as many of the states as you can to create your Atlas of the USA and become a Geography Whiz!  

Follow these simple steps:

1. Select a state (below) and download the map;

2. Print the map on 8.5 x 11 inch paper;

3. Draw and label the state symbols: bird, animal, and flower;**

4. Color your state map;

5. Add geographical features to the map;

6. Optional: Take a photo of your map and email it to

    You could be featured in the GeoJango Atlas Gallery and may win a prize!


**Teacher's Tip: Help your student learn how to look up the official state symbols for each state.


     Hint: There may be more than one of each symbol! Be creative!

Choose a state below: