Each of the 51 printable Mystery State work sheets presents five clues to the identity of one of the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.). Students use the clues to help them identify that place.
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Clue 1: Motion pictures (movies) were invented in this state.
Clue 2: The first nearly complete dinosaur skeleton was found in this state in 1858.
Clue 3: This state was the first to ratify the U.S. Bill of Rights, in 1790.
Clue 4: This state is the most densely populated state in the United States.
Clue 5: Inventor Thomas A. Edison had his lab in this state.