Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Regional/State Study (Colorado)

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State Study (Colorado)
Florida Conference


Skill Level Unknown
Year of Introduction: 2007

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For answers to other states, see State Study.

1. Make a scrapbook to include the following information. Use pictures, maps, or drawings to make it attractive.*

2. Name the state and the year it joined the union.

Colorado became a state on the 1st of August of 1876, the 38th state to join the Union.

3. Draw or find a picture of the following:

a. State flower

The Colorado state flower is the Rocky Mountain Columbine (Aquilegia saximontana), also known as Alpine Dwarf Columbine, Dwarf Blue Columbine, or Alpine Columbine.

Rocky Mountain Columbine (Aquilegia saximontana)

b. State bird

The Colorado state bird is the Lark Bunting (Calamospiza melanocorys).

Lark Bunting (Calamospiza melanocorys)

c. State tree

The Colorado state tree is the Blue Spruce (Picea pungens), also known as Colorado spruce, green spruce, white spruce or Colorado blue spruce.

Blue Spruce (Picea pungens)

d. State animal

The Colorado state animal is the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis).

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)

e. State flag

Flag of Colorado

4. Name the state song and motto.

Colorado has two state songs: "Where the Columbines Grow" written and composed by A.J. Fynn, and was adopted on May 8, 1915; "Rocky Mountain High" written by John Denver and Mike Taylor.

The motto is "Nil sine numine" (Nothing without providence).

5. Draw a map and show the capital, major cities, rivers, and lakes.

Map of Colorado

6. Name the national parks and three state parks.

National Parks

State Parks

7. Name at least two natural resources, major products, and industries, etc.

8. Name at least three interesting places to visit.

9. Name the Seventh-day Adventist conference president.

10. Name the city where the conference office is located.

11. How many of the following does the SDA denomination have in this state?

a. Churches

b. Schools

c. Hospitals

d. Members

e. Pathfinders

12. Does this state have an SDA college or university? If so, give name and location.

13. Give the month and year you collected this information.

October 2014

14. Use pamphlets for parks and places to visit.


Important Notes

*The patch is designed so that you can add one star to the flag for every state you study for the honor.

This is a Regional Honor offered by the Florida Conference. You can obtain the patch and additional stars for each state you study from the Florida Pathfinder Store. You can NOT get these items from AdventSource or other Conferences.