From the Oregon Trail to Nobel Prize winners, the state of Oregon has a long history of accomplishment and in the newest addition to our Explore: USA series, we’ll be learning all about it!
Oregon State Study
While you may know that the state of Oregon is bordered by an ocean, you may not realize just how big a part water plays into the state’s geography. They are the Beaver state, after all.
In fact, the state of Oregon is home to Crater Lake, which is the deepest lake in the United States, as well as America’s largest sea cave, which happens to be the year-round home to many wild sea lions.
In this week’s state study, we’ll cover that and more! For instance, the western expansion, the Oregon Trail, and we’ll even take a look at what makes the Oregon state flag so different from others in our country.
Oregon Books for Kids
Fantastic Facts about the Oregon Trail by Michael Trinklein
A Frontier Fort on the Oregon Trail by Scott Steedman
Go West Young Crab! by Bentley Boyd
B is for Beaver: An Oregon Alphabet by Marie Smith
Our Journey West: The Oregon Trail Adventures of Sarah Marshall by Gare Thompson
Apples to Oregon by Deborah Hopkinson
Now, you’ll need to buckle up for this one road trippers! The road to Oregon is a bumpy one!