Knight, Elisabeth
November 2005
Kentucky Libraries;Fall2005, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p11
Academic Journal
The article presents information about various Web sites and books available on Internet which describe the Kentucky state. Every school eventually requires a Kentucky research project for elementary and middle school student. The resources are tried and tested places where students have gone to get the information they need. The Web site www.50states.com offers the following for all U.S. states: biographies of famous residents, the state bird, flag, tree, flower, and nickname. Students can learn about Kentucky's main agricultural crops and industries. Another site is designed for younger researchers. A blank outline map of Kentucky is available. It also contains information on the state flag, bird, wild animal, horse, fish, insect, fossil, flower, state tree. Some color images are also available on the site. The book "Kentucky Atlas," is very useful for Kentucky projects. Another book "A New History of Kentucky," provides information about the history of Kentucky-related projects. It contains information about famous Kentuckians, looks at Kentucky's role in the Civil War, and covers a variety of topics, including the development of the Kentucky Derby and the political and socio-economic history of the state.


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