Symbols of Indiana
1816-2016 200 Years!
Did you know that the blue and gold in the Indiana flag stand for specific meanings? Is the sun rising or setting on the Seal of the State of Indiana – and what difference might that make? What’s a “Hoosier”? Your students will learn these and other facts about the symbols of our great state. This program is perfect for your December 11th Indiana birthday celebration. Remember, Indiana’s 200th birthday is coming in 2016!
Your Students Will Learn:
The history and symbolism of the Indiana flag
The origin of the name “Indiana”
Where the term “Hoosier” came from
The state motto and various state symbols
The history and symbolism of the Seal of the State of Indiana
Indiana State Standards For Social Studies:
4.1.16, 4.1.18, 4.3.3