Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Regional/State Study (West Virginia)

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State Study (West Virginia)
Florida Conference

Regional

Skill Level Unknown
Year of Introduction: 2007


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Contents

Contents


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.

West Virginia became a state on the 20th of June of 1863, the 35th state to join the Union.

3. Draw or find a picture of the following:

a. State flower

The West Virginia state flower is the Rhododendron.

Rhododendron

b. State bird

The West Virginia state bird is the Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis).

Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

c. State tree

The West Virginia state tree is the Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum).

Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum)

d. State animal

The West Virginia state animal is the American Black Bear (Ursus americanus).

American Black Bear (Ursus americanus)

e. State flag

Flag of West Virginia

4. Name the state song and motto.

The West Virginia state song is "Take Me Home Country Road" by John Denver.

The motto is "Montani semper liberi" (Mountaineers Are Always Free).

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

Map of West Virginia

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

According to http://www.nadadventist.org/article/55/directory/find-a-church 51-7 inactive=44 active churches and companies

b. Schools

c. Hospitals

d. Members

e. Pathfinders

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

No

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

September 2014

14. Use pamphlets for parks and places to visit.

References

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.