Civics Lessons for Students

Colorado Lesson, Page 2

Denver - Capital of Colorado - State Capitol Building

Capital of Colorado

  • The capital of Colorado is Denver. Denver is also the most populated city in the state.

  • Devner is located in the northern part of the state.

  • Colorado's capitol building has a gold dome.


Big Horn Sheep - The State Animal of Colorado

Big Horn Sheep

  • Colorado's state animal is the Big Horn Sheep.

  • Male Big Horn Sheep have large horns that are curved. Females have shorter horns that are less curved.

  • Male sheep are called "rams" and females are called "ewes".


Lark Bunting - State Bird of Colorado

Lark Bunting

  • Colorado's state bird is the Lark Bunting.

  • Lark Buntings eat insects and seeds.

  • The male birds are larger than females.

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