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Maine Lesson - Page 2

Augusta - Captial of Maine - Capitol Building
Augusta - Captial of Maine - Capitol Building

Capital of Maine

The capital of Maine is Augusta.

Augusta is located in the southern part of the state on the Kennebec River.

The Maine State House was completed in 1832. It is made of Maine granite.



Moose - State Animal of Maine
Moose - State Animal of Maine

Moose

Maine's state animal is the moose.

Moose are the largest of the deer species.

A male moose is called a bull, a female is called a cow and a group is called a herd.



Black-capped Chickadee - State Bird of Maine
Black-capped Chickadee - State Bird of Maine

Black-capped Chickadee

Maine's state bird is the black-capped chickadee. Chickadees are small songbirds.

Black-capped chickadees have a black "cap" on their heads. This means that the feathers on the top of their heads are black.

Chickadees lower their body temperature at night during the winter.



Maine Lesson Worksheets and Activities

Maine Crossword Puzzle  Answer Key

Blank Map of Maine