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Florida Lesson and Photo Tour

by elcivics.com

Florida is located in the southeastern part of the United States. It is next to the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. Florida is famous for sunshine, oranges, alligators, hurricanes, Disney World, Cape Canaveral, Daytona Speedway, and more. The capital of Florida is Tallahassee, and the most populated city is Jacksonville. On this photo tour, you'll see pictures of Florida's state symbols and landmarks. This lesson includes free worksheets, crossword puzzles, videos, and PowerPoint presentations. (3 pages)

Map of Florida

Where is Florida?

  • Florida is in the southeastern part of the United States.


  • It is next to the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.


  • The state of Florida is surrounded by water on three of its four sides.

 

Flag of Florida

What color is the flag of Florida?

  • The field is white, the diagonal cross is red, and the Great Seal of Florida is multi-colored.


  • The Great Seal shows a Seminole woman spreading hibiscus flowers.

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