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Cane Toad

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Nocturnal frogs, like the cane toad, have horizontal irises. Your science class can learn more facts about the cane toad with this superb video. The narrator is easy to understand and, while she speaks, holds a real life cane toad!
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Cuban Exodus

For Students 4th - 12th
A video spotlights former child refugees and their experience of leaving their home country, Cuba, to live in Florida for a safer life. While Fidel Castro reigned, many Cubans families and small children made the decision to leave,...
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Episode 2.1: The Storm

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When a hurricane strikes Tampa, Florida, who will help? The first episode in a seven-part series follows the Global Problem Solvers as they embark on a new mission. The team's main line of communication with Tampa gets severed, leaving...
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African Americans in St. Augustine

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A colorful travel brochure reveals why St. Augustine is considered the birthplace of African-American history. Images and maps bring the rich history of the city to life by displaying the many individuals, events, and sites that honor...
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Sailing to St. Augustine

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Using a Florida map from 1597, young explorers consider the physical characteristics they would need in a site for a new colony and the resources they would need to survive. After selecting a site, class members research to discover the...
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Ice Age People in Florida?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Spring breakers first gathered in Wakulla Springs, Florida, over 10,000 years ago! A video explains how geologists and archaeologists work together to uncover hidden artifacts from this time period. 
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Growth of Florida's Railroads

For Students 5th - 7th
Based on an examination of Florida's railroad system, this multi-step lesson addresses FCAT requirements specific to Florida. After reading a passage, scholars use a map of the state to label railroad systems. They describe the goods...
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Top Secret Sensitive Information

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Bring the multiple cultural perspectives of a state to life in a lesson designed to challenge assumptions. Learners develop criteria to evaluate different cities, looking to find the one that should be "the heart of Florida capital." A...
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Florida Alphabet Activity

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this Florida worksheet, students put words in alphabetical order having to do with Florida's famous people, places, and history. Students put 10 words in alphabetical order.
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Hernando de Soto Explores Florida

For Students 7th - 9th
Print this resource or save it to your desk top. It contains five activities and eleven vocabulary words related to Hernando de Soto and his exploration of Florida. Each activity provides targeted skills practice to prime learners for a...
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Discovery, Ship to Shuttle

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
The history of Florida is explored in this lesson which covers topics from Ponce de Leon to space travel. Learners listen to stories about Ponce de Leon's search for the fountain of youth and then move on to a discussion of the space...
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Straberry Girl: Florida's Location and Shape

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore geography by reading a story about Florida. In this Florida vegetation lesson, students read the book Strawberry Girl and identify the locations in Florida that are mentioned in the book. Students identify the type of...
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For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Maps, globes, and computer software aid young explorers as they locate state capitols, major cities, geographic features, and attractions for states they are researching. They then use desktop publishing software to create a map to share...
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Strawberry Girl Lesson 1: Florida's Location and Shape

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners examine Florida vegetation, shape and location.  In this Florida lesson, students read Strawberry Girl, write a journal entry, explore the "Central Florida Memory" website, and create a 12-month vegetation calendar.  
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Animals Of Florida

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students study about animals and their habitats, their environments, their young and their diets. They participate on a field trip to a local spring to take digital pictures of the environment the animals live in, what they eat and then...
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The Everglades in Danger!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are explained that the Florida Everglades are in danger. They explore the characteristics of the Florida Everglades. Students investigate about ways they can help protect the Florida Everglades. They are shown where Florida is...
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It's Time to Rhyme

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars listen to rhyming book, identify rhyming pairs, guess what rhyme words mean, and create list of rhyming pairs on chart paper. They then discuss Fifty States Quarters Program, identify objects on backs of state coins, and...
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Hi, Deer!

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students collect, organize by table, and examine census data in a simulation, estimate the size of the population in the simulation and make predictions based on the collection of census simulation data.
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Ahoy! Pirates in Florida and the Caribbean

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners identify pirates and their roles in Florida and the Caribbean, examine their significance in history, and contribute to a multimedia group presentation.
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At the Governor's Mansion

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students visit Florida Governor's mansion online, and create class book about interesting facts and trivia.
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Create A Park Map

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students design ultimate park experience for Florida families as they demonstrate their knowledge of map legend skills.
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Navigating Through Capital History

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research the history of Tallahassee using a Website and other materials to determine why the capital is where it is today. They organize the information on a timeline and investigate the "heart" of Florida.
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Consider This!

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders draft a simulated email to the governor of Florida that includes their recommendation for the "Heart of Florida" (the state capital) and provides support based upon research and established criteria.
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars conduct research using recommended websites and other appropriate resources. Based on their findings, groups prepare recommendations for future elections to ensure efficiency and fairness. students must refer to the 2000...