Civics Lessons for Students

North Carolina Lesson, Page 3

Pine Tree - State Tree of North Carolina

Pine Tree

  • The state tree of North Carolina is the pine tree.

  • Pine trees have long thin needles that stay green all year long.
  • The wood from pine trees is used to make furniture.


Cardinal - State Bird of North Carolina


  • The state bird of North Carolina is the cardinal.

  • Male cardinals are bright red. Females cardinals are less colorful.


Tobacco Field in North Carolina

Tobacco Field

  • Tobacco is growing in this field.

  • Tobacco is used to make cigarettes and cigars.

  • Tobacco is an important crop to the economy of North Carolina, but smoking is bad for your health and it causes cancer.

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