Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Regional/State Study (New York)

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State Study (New York)
Florida Conference


Skill Level Unknown
Year of Introduction: 2007

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For answers to other states, see State Study.

1. Make a scrapbook to include the following information. Use pictures, maps, or drawings to make it attractive.*

2. Name the state and the year it joined the union.

New York became a state on the 26th of July of 1788, the 11th state to join the Union.

3. Draw or find a picture of the following:

a. State flower

The New York state flower is the Rose.


b. State bird

The New York state bird is the Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis).

astern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)

c. State tree

The New York state tree is the Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum).

Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)

d. State animal

The New York state animal is the Beaver (Castor canadensis).

Beaver (Castor canadensis)

e. State flag

Flag of New York

4. Name the state song and motto.

The New York state song is "I Love New York" (written by Steve Karmen).

The motto is "Excelsior" (Latin for "Ever Upward").

5. Draw a map and show the capital, major cities, rivers, and lakes.

Flag of New York

6. Name the national parks and three state parks.

National Parks

State Parks

7. Name at least two natural resources, major products, and industries, etc.

8. Name at least three interesting places to visit.

9. Name the Seventh-day Adventist conference president.

10. Name the city where the conference office is located.

11. How many of the following does the SDA denomination have in this state?

a. Churches

b. Schools

c. Hospitals

d. Members

e. Pathfinders

12. Does this state have an SDA college or university? If so, give name and location.

13. Give the month and year you collected this information.

September 2014

14. Use pamphlets for parks and places to visit.


Important Notes

*The patch is designed so that you can add one star to the flag for every state you study for the honor.

This is a Regional Honor offered by the Florida Conference. You can obtain the patch and additional stars for each state you study from the Florida Pathfinder Store. You can NOT get these items from AdventSource or other Conferences.