REPORTS FROM THE CHICKEN COOP-What does Chicken Little have to say about Living in HOUSTON?


  • "HOUSTON" was the first word spoken on the moon.

  • Houston, Texas is the fourth largest city in the United States.

  • Of the 50 largest parks located within U.S. cities, the City of Houston contains four: Cullen Park, George Bush Park, Lake Houston Wilderness Park, and Bear Creek Pioneers Park.

  • Greater Houston is the most ethnically diverse metropolitan area in the United States. 145 languages are spoken by city residents, and 90 nations have consular representation in the city.

  • The Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consists of nine counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, and Waller.

  • In the last thirty years, several Houston sports teams have won national championships:

  • The Houston Astros won the World Series in 2017

  • The Houston Dynamo won the MLS Cup in 2006 and 2007

  • The Rice Owls won the College World Series in 2003

  • The Houston Aeros hockey team won the 2003 Calder Cup and the Turner Cup in 1999

  • The Houston Comets won the WNBA Championship, four years in a row, from 1997 to 2000

  • The Houston Rockets won the NBA Championship in 1994 and 1995

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