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Nebraska Trailblazer #15: Nebraska State Symbols, Checkup

1. Write down the state symbols for the categories below.

Tree ____________ Fossil ______________ Insect ____________ Gem ___________

Bird ____________ Flower _____________ Rock _____________ Grass__________

2. What do the following things symbolize for Nebraska?

Platte River

Sandhill Cranes

Chimney Rock

3. What is the state motto? Hint: Read the state seal.


4. What does the state motto mean to you?


5. Describe the scene on the state seal.

6. What three states have the meadowlark as their state bird?

7. Where does the original state flag hang now?


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