Doing a School Report on Utah? Here are some sites that can help!
The Utah History Encyclopedia
The first complete history of Utah in encyclopedia form, consisting of 575 articles and over 200 historic photographs.
A fun way to find information about Parks & Recreation resources, Zoos & Museums, Education, Health Resources, Information about Utah, and information for Parents about safety.
Kids Search Tools
This kid-friendly search area includes selected sites, screened sites for kids, sites for teachers and kids, and strictly fun sites.
Historical Society - History for Kids
If you're looking for facts about Utah, this is the place to look! This site contains everything from dinosaurs to state symbols, geography to the Utah Encyclopedia. You can research information here and print it out from school or home.
The Utah State Historical Society's Education site provides historical information for students and teachers.
Capitol Hill Kids
Find activities and games designed to appeal to children's interest to learn and have fun.
The White House for Kids
This is the official site where kids can learn about the history and traditions of the White House.
The Utah State Historical Society's research collections include a variety of materials, totaling almost one million items. These materials cover all aspects of Utah's social and cultural history from the 1840s to the present.
- State Animal: Rocky Mountain Elk
- State Bird: California Seagull
- State Cooking Pot: Dutch Oven
- State Emblem: Beehive
- State Fish: Bonneville Cutthroat Trout
- State Flag: State Flag and Seal
- State Flower: Sego Lily
- State Folk Dance: Square Dance
- State Fossil: Allosaurus
- State Fruit: Cherry
- State Gem: Topaz
- State Grass: Indian Rice Grass
- State Insect: Honey Bee
- State Mineral: Copper
- State Motto: "Industry"
- State Rock: Coal
- State Song: "Utah, This Is The Place"
- State Hymn: "Utah We Love Thee"
- State Star: Dubhe
- State Tartan: Utah State Tartan
- State Tree: Quaking Aspen
- State Vegetable: Spanish Sweet Onion
- State Historic Vegetable: Sugar Beet
- State Winter Sports: Skiing and Snowboarding
- State Astronomical Symbol: Beehive Cluster located in the constellation of Cancer the Crab.
- State Firearm: John M. Browning designed M1911 automatic pistol
- State Railroad Museum: Ogden Union Station
More Helpful Resources
Just for Utah Youth
A web site for Utah Youth. Specific info for foster youth.
Utah Mentor is an online resource to help students and their families select a college, apply for admission, and plan to finance higher education.
Users may browse Schoolbug.org and retrieve information on any public school in the United States.
Utah Education Network
The Utah Education Network offers a variety of educational services in addition to coordinating distance learning within the state.
Utah's Electronic High School
UEH provides access to distance-education classes for students who wish to make up lost credit, take courses not offered at their school, or even additional courses to accelerate graduation.
Utah's Struggle For Statehood
This online exhibit tells the story of Utah's 50-year struggle to achieve statehood using the wealth of documents, photographs, and memorabilia held at various Utah repositories.
K-12 Educator Resource Center
The Utah Education Network created this Web site exclusively for K-12 educators. You will find education tools, activities, lesson plans, curriculum guides, and professional development opportunities.
K-12 Student Resource Center
This site is designed to help K-12 students locate educational web pages, activities, materials, UEN delivered courses, and more.
UDOT Kids Page
Learn about how roads are constructed, who is in charge of them, and how you can be safe while traveling on Utah's freeways and streets.
- Attorney General's Kids page
- K-12 Pioneer Library Site