Five Great FloridaFive Great FloridaWildlife AreasWildlife AreasBy: GabbyBy: Gabby
EvergladesEverglades The Everglades is the only place in theThe Everglades is the only place in theworld where American alligators andworld where American alligators andAmerican crocodiles live together in theAmerican crocodiles live together in thewild.wild.
St. Marks NationalSt. Marks NationalWildlife RefugeWildlife Refuge• St. Marks is a unique area ofSt. Marks is a unique area ofFlorida’s Gulf coast that has uplandFlorida’s Gulf coast that has uplandforest, swamps, fresh waterforest, swamps, fresh watermarshes, and salt water estuaries.marshes, and salt water estuaries.
Ocala National ForestOcala National Forest The Ocala National Forest is theThe Ocala National Forest is theoldest national forest east of theoldest national forest east of theMississippi River and is located inMississippi River and is located inCentral Florida.Central Florida.
Wakulla Wildlife ManagementWakulla Wildlife ManagementAreaArea The Wakulla WMA is 6 miles south ofThe Wakulla WMA is 6 miles south ofTallahassee and has one of the largestTallahassee and has one of the largestfresh water springs in the world.fresh water springs in the world.
Joe Budd Wildlife ManagementJoe Budd Wildlife ManagementAreaArea At the Joe Budd WMA there areAt the Joe Budd WMA there areaquatic education programs,aquatic education programs,hunting, hiking, biking, andhunting, hiking, biking, andhorseback riding activities tohorseback riding activities toenjoy.enjoy.
Brad JohnsonBrad JohnsonHe played college football andHe played college football andbasketball for FSU.basketball for FSU.He won the Super Bowl with theHe won the Super Bowl with theTampa Bay Buccaneers.Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Tim TebowTim TebowHe played college football and won theHe played college football and won theHeisman with the Florida Gators.Heisman with the Florida Gators.He played for the New York Jets.He played for the New York Jets.
Deion SandersDeion Sanders He played football and baseball for FSU.He played football and baseball for FSU. He won the Super Bowl with the DallasHe won the Super Bowl with the DallasCowboys and the San Francisco 49ers.Cowboys and the San Francisco 49ers.
Vinny TestaverdeVinny Testaverde He played football for the Miami HurricanesHe played football for the Miami Hurricanesand also played in the NFL for the Tampa Bayand also played in the NFL for the Tampa BayBuccaneers.Buccaneers. He also won the Heisman.He also won the Heisman.
Fred Biletinkoff He played for FSU and then in the NFL forthe Oakland Raiders.
Five Florida ParksFive Florida ParksMade by NicholasMade by Nicholas
Tom Brown ParkTom Brown Park Tom Brown Park is located inTom Brown Park is located inTallahassee.Tallahassee.
Anastasia State ParkAnastasia State Park Blocks of coquina where taken from this siteBlocks of coquina where taken from this siteto build Castillo de Marcos in Saintto build Castillo de Marcos in SaintAugustine.Augustine.
Florida Caverns StateFlorida Caverns StateParkPark You can view rocks that have formedYou can view rocks that have formedstalactites and stalagmites.stalactites and stalagmites.
Marjorie K. RawlingsMarjorie K. RawlingsHistoric State ParkHistoric State ParkMarjorie K. Rawlings was aMarjorie K. Rawlings was afamous author who wrotefamous author who wrote TheTheYearlingYearling here.here.
Everglades National ParkEverglades National Park There are many different species ofThere are many different species ofwild life.wild life.
Five National Parks InFive National Parks InFloridaFloridaBy: DianaBy: Diana
Everglades NationalEverglades NationalParkPark The Everglades was once a state parkThe Everglades was once a state park..
Biscayne National ParkBiscayne National Park Biscayne National Park is located inBiscayne National Park is located insouthern Florida, south of Miamisouthern Florida, south of Miami..
Cape Canaveral NationalCape Canaveral NationalSea ShoreSea Shore• Since ancient times, this barrierSince ancient times, this barrierisland has provided sanctuary toisland has provided sanctuary toboth people and wildlife.both people and wildlife.
Big Cypress National Preserve The fresh waters of Big CypressSwamp are essential to thehealth of the neighboringEverglades.
Dry Tortugas National ParkDry Tortugas National Park Fort Jefferson is one of the park’s mainFort Jefferson is one of the park’s mainattractions.attractions.
The Five Basilicas of FloridaThe Five Basilicas of FloridaBy: Sharon-ClareBy: Sharon-Clare
The Basilica of Saint MaryThe Basilica of Saint MaryStar of the SeaStar of the Sea This basilica is in Key West and wasThis basilica is in Key West and wasfounded by Father Kirby.founded by Father Kirby.
The Basilica of the National Shrine of MaryThe Basilica of the National Shrine of MaryQueen of the UniverseQueen of the Universe This basilica is in Orlando and can seatThis basilica is in Orlando and can seat2,000 people.2,000 people.
The Basilica of St. Michael theThe Basilica of St. Michael theArchangelArchangel This basilica is in Pensacola and wasThis basilica is in Pensacola and wasmade a Basilica Last year in 2012.made a Basilica Last year in 2012.
The Basilica of Saint PaulThe Basilica of Saint Paul This basilica is in Daytona Beach and theThis basilica is in Daytona Beach and thefirst basilica named a basilica by Popefirst basilica named a basilica by PopeBendict XVI in the U.S.Bendict XVI in the U.S.
The Cathedral Basilica ofThe Cathedral Basilica of St. AugustineSt. Augustine This basilica is in St. Augustine and itsThis basilica is in St. Augustine and itscornerstone was layed in 1793.cornerstone was layed in 1793.
Famous Athletes Who Live InFamous Athletes Who Live InFloridaFloridaMade by: JaydasiannMade by: Jaydasiann
Fred Funk• Fred Funk lives in Florida with his wifeand three children. He is a famousgolfer.
Mark McCumberMark McCumber Mark McCumber lives in Florida and wasMark McCumber lives in Florida and wasborn in Florida. He is a famous golfer.born in Florida. He is a famous golfer.
Vijay SinghVijay Singh Vijay Singh lives in Florida. He was number one inVijay Singh lives in Florida. He was number one inofficial world golf rankings in 2004 and 2005. He is aofficial world golf rankings in 2004 and 2005. He is afamous golfer.famous golfer.
Amer DelicAmer Delic•Amer Delic is the 2003 NCAA men’s tennisAmer Delic is the 2003 NCAA men’s tennischampion and lives in Jacksonville.champion and lives in Jacksonville.
Bubba DickersonBubba DickersonHe lives in Florida and was born in Jacksonville. He is aHe lives in Florida and was born in Jacksonville. He is afamous golfer.famous golfer.
ApalacheeApalachee Hernando de Soto seized the ApalacheeHernando de Soto seized the Apalacheetown of Anhaica.town of Anhaica.
CalusaCalusa The Calusa Indians were the largest andThe Calusa Indians were the largest andmost powerful group.most powerful group.
MiccosukeeMiccosukee Its name means “Chief of the Hog Clan.”Its name means “Chief of the Hog Clan.”
SeminolesSeminoles The word Seminole is a Spanish term forThe word Seminole is a Spanish term for“runaway” or “wild one”.“runaway” or “wild one”.
TimucuaTimucua The Timucua Indians lived in North FloridaThe Timucua Indians lived in North Floridaand Southeast Georgia.and Southeast Georgia.
Five Florida Wildlife CentersFive Florida Wildlife CentersMade by : ChristopherMade by : Christopher
The TallahasseeThe Tallahassee MuseumMuseumIt has special guest animals likeIt has special guest animals liketigerstigers and emusand emus from otherfrom other..places,places, as well as historicalas well as historicalhouses.houses.
Jacksonville ZooJacksonville Zoo• It has more than 2,000 rare and exoticanimals and 1,000 varieties of plants.
Lion Country SafariIt was founded in 1967 by SouthAfrican and British men.
Butterfly WorldButterfly World It opened in 1988 and is the largestIt opened in 1988 and is the largestbutterfly park in thebutterfly park in the worldworld..
Sea WorldSea World• It has dolphin shows and you get toIt has dolphin shows and you get topetpet other dolphins and manta raysother dolphins and manta rays ..
Hernando De SotoHernando De Sotowas buried in theMississipi River.
Jean RibaultJean RibaultHe builtHe builtFrenchFrenchcolonies incolonies inFlorida.Florida.
Pedro MenendezPedro MenendezPedroPedroMenendezMenendezcapturedcapturedFortFortCarolineCarolineandandfounded St.founded St.Augustine.Augustine.
Five Great FloridaFive Great FloridaBeachesBeachesBy MelissaBy Melissa
Miami BeachMiami Beach Miami Beach is in southern Florida on theMiami Beach is in southern Florida on theAtlantic coast.Atlantic coast.
ClearwaterClearwater Clearwater Beach is a place where theClearwater Beach is a place where thebeach has white sand and the water isbeach has white sand and the water iscrystal clear.crystal clear.
Sanibel IslandSanibel Island Sanibel Beaches are the most beautiful inSanibel Beaches are the most beautiful inthe world with great shelling, fishing,the world with great shelling, fishing,beachcombing and sunbathing.beachcombing and sunbathing.
Siesta KeySiesta Key Siesta Key Beach is famous for jewelSiesta Key Beach is famous for jewelgreen water, quartz crystal white sands,green water, quartz crystal white sands,light waves, and amazing wildlife.light waves, and amazing wildlife.
Key WestKey West The third largest coral reef in the world offThe third largest coral reef in the world offthe coast of Key West Beach.the coast of Key West Beach.
Five Florida RiversFive Florida RiversBy: ChristopherBy: Christopher
Suwannee RiverSuwannee RiverThe Suwannee River is a major river ofThe Suwannee River is a major river ofSouthern Georgia and Northern Florida.Southern Georgia and Northern Florida.
St. Johns RiverSt. Johns RiverThe St. Johns River is the longest river inThe St. Johns River is the longest river inFlorida.Florida.
St. Lucie RiverSt. Lucie RiverThe St. Lucie River is a seven mile longThe St. Lucie River is a seven mile longestuary in St. Lucie and Martin countiesestuary in St. Lucie and Martin countiesin Florida.in Florida.
Apalachicola RiverApalachicola RiverThe Apalachicola River is 112 miles longThe Apalachicola River is 112 miles longand links the Gulf Coast with theand links the Gulf Coast with theAppalachian Mountains.Appalachian Mountains.
St. Marks RiverSt. Marks RiverThe St. Marks River is in the Big BendThe St. Marks River is in the Big Bendregion of Florida and it is protectedregion of Florida and it is protectedbecause of its natural attributes.because of its natural attributes.
Five Fun Places To VisitFive Fun Places To VisitIn FloridaIn Floridaby Zachby Zach
Sea WorldSea World Shamu, the killer whale, makes his homeShamu, the killer whale, makes his homeat Sea World.at Sea World.
Jacksonville ZooJacksonville Zoo The zoo has the only walking safari inThe zoo has the only walking safari inNorth Florida.North Florida.
Busch GardensBusch Gardens There are six huge roller coasters atThere are six huge roller coasters atBusch Gardens.Busch Gardens.
St. AugustineSt. Augustine The oldest wooden school house, stillThe oldest wooden school house, stillstanding, is located in St. Augustine.standing, is located in St. Augustine.
Key WestKey West Earnest Hemmingway’s home is located inEarnest Hemmingway’s home is located inKey West.Key West.
Five FAMOUS FLORiDAFive FAMOUS FLORiDASUPeRSTARSSUPeRSTARSBy: ReAgAnBy: ReAgAn
Tim TebowTim Tebow He was number 15 for the Florida Gators.He was number 15 for the Florida Gators.
Ponce De LeonPonce De Leon• He named La Florida in 1513He named La Florida in 1513..
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith• He was number 22 on theHe was number 22 on theFlorida Gator team.Florida Gator team.
Harriet Beecher StoweHarriet Beecher Stowe• She disliked slavery and lived for a time nearShe disliked slavery and lived for a time nearOrange Park, FL.Orange Park, FL.
Chief OsceolaChief Osceola• He led the Seminole tribe.He led the Seminole tribe.
BARTOW,FLBARTOW,FL Bartow is not far from Arcadia.Bartow is not far from Arcadia.
MIAMI,FLMIAMI,FL Miami is the last city on the Dixie Highway!Miami is the last city on the Dixie Highway!
ARCADIA,FLARCADIA,FL Arcadia is in south central Florida.Arcadia is in south central Florida.
ST.AUGUSTINE,FLST.AUGUSTINE,FLSaint Augustine is the oldest city in theSaint Augustine is the oldest city in theUnited States of America!United States of America!
HOWEY-IN-THE-HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS,FLHILLS,FL Howey-In-The-Hills was found by WilliamHowey-In-The-Hills was found by WilliamJohn Howey and home of the first citrusJohn Howey and home of the first citrusplant!plant!
Gibson Inn In ApalachicolaGibson Inn In Apalachicola It is haunted by a man who diedIt is haunted by a man who diedthere in 1922.there in 1922.
St. Augustine LighthouseSt. Augustine Lighthouse The St. Augustine Lighthouse isThe St. Augustine Lighthouse ishaunted by many differenthaunted by many differentghosts.ghosts.
Sunland Hospital In TallahasseeSunland Hospital In Tallahassee Sunland Hospital is closed, butSunland Hospital is closed, butpeople say the patients stillpeople say the patients stillhaunt the area.haunt the area.
Spook HillSpook HillIf you drive to SpookIf you drive to Spook HillHillin Lake Walesin Lake Wales your caryour carwill roll uphill.will roll uphill.
Bellamy BridgeBellamy Bridge Bellamy Bridge in Marianna isBellamy Bridge in Marianna ishaunted by the ghost of Elizabethhaunted by the ghost of ElizabethJane Bellamy, who died whenJane Bellamy, who died whenshe caught on fire.she caught on fire.
5 Famous Floridians5 Famous FloridiansBy: MichaelBy: Michael
Tim TebowTim Tebow• He played football for the Jets andHe played football for the Jets andUF.UF.
Walt DisneyWalt Disney• He created cartoon films andHe created cartoon films andDisney World.Disney World.
Jeb BushJeb Bush• He was the Governor of FloridaHe was the Governor of Floridafrom 1998 to 2007.from 1998 to 2007.
Dwayne JohnsonDwayne Johnson• He is a pro wrestler, stars in lots ofHe is a pro wrestler, stars in lots ofmovies, and lives in Miami.movies, and lives in Miami.
Randolph CaldecottRandolph Caldecott• The Caldecott Medal was in hisThe Caldecott Medal was in hishonor, and he is buried in St.honor, and he is buried in St.Augustine.Augustine.
Disney World• Walt Disney World, also know as MagicKingdom, is dedicated to the Disneyfairy tales and is the most visitedtheme park in the world.
Busch Gardens In Tampa Bay• This is an African themed animal parkwith animal exhibits and thrill rides.
Universal Studios• This is a theme park that is focused onthe entertainment industry with ridesthemed around the movies andtelevision.
Disney Animal Kingdom• This is the first Disney theme parkthemed entirely around animalconservation and is the fourth mostvisited amusement park in the U.S.
Sea World• This is a marine mammal park whosemain attraction is its killer whales andthree roller coasters.
Five Fun Places To VisitFive Fun Places To VisitIn FloridaIn FloridaMade by : MeganMade by : Megan
DestinDestin Destin is known for its whiteDestin is known for its whitebeaches and emerald greenbeaches and emerald greenoceans.oceans.
Panama CityPanama CityBeachBeachPanama City Beach wasPanama City Beach wasfounded by Pedro Ariasfounded by Pedro AriasDavila.Davila.
OrlandoOrlando Orlando is nicknamed, “The CityOrlando is nicknamed, “The CityBeautiful’’.Beautiful’’.
JacksonvilleJacksonville Jacksonville is Florida’s largestJacksonville is Florida’s largestcitycity..
St. George IslandSt. George Island St. George Island was firstSt. George Island was firstinhabited byinhabited by the Creek Indiansthe Creek Indians ..
Five Florida MuseumsFive Florida MuseumsBy :SavannahBy :Savannah
Tallahassee MuseumThey have exhibits about animalsand nature places.
Ah-tah–tai-kiAh-tah–tai-ki• This museum is next to a Seminole tribeThis museum is next to a Seminole tribe ..
Morikami MuseumMorikami Museum You can learn about JapaneseYou can learn about Japanesegardens at this museum in centralgardens at this museum in centralFlorida.Florida.
Lemoyne CenterLemoyne CenterThere are many art exhibits atThere are many art exhibits atLemoyne Center in Tallahassee.Lemoyne Center in Tallahassee.
Florida History MuseumFlorida History Museum You can learn everything aboutYou can learn everything aboutFlorida History at this museum inFlorida History at this museum inTallahassee.Tallahassee.
Five Top Florida CitiesFive Top Florida CitiesMade By: AndrewMade By: Andrew
TallahasseeTallahassee• Tallahassee is known for its canopy roadsTallahassee is known for its canopy roads..• Tallahassee is the capitol of FloridaTallahassee is the capitol of Florida..
Winter ParksWinter Parks• Winter Park’s property crime levels areWinter Park’s property crime levels arelower than Floridas average levels. It haslower than Floridas average levels. It hasa beautiful park.a beautiful park.
St.AugustineSt.AugustineSt. Augustine was the first permanentSt. Augustine was the first permanentEuropean settlement in The United States.European settlement in The United States.
NaplesNaplesNaples’ local beach is considered to be oneNaples’ local beach is considered to be oneof the top beaches.of the top beaches.
Baca RatonBaca Raton• Baca Raton is known for its affluent socialBaca Raton is known for its affluent socialcommunity.community.
Boca Grande Pass• Boca Grande Pass is rated as one of thebest fishing spots by numerousmagazines.• You can catch Snook, Red fish, Sea trout,Whiting, Pompano, Mangrove snapper,Sheephead, shark, and more.
Ponce De Leon Inlet• Ponce De Leon Inlet is located just south ofDaytona.• You can catch Red Fish, Sea Trout, Whiting,Sheephead, mangrove snapper, squid, shinersand fiddler crabs.
Chassahowitzka River Mouth•It is located south of Homosasa Springs.•You can catch Sheephead, Sea trout, Whiting,Red fish, Mangrove snapper and in the hottermonths cobia.
Anclote River Mouth• The small greek city of Tarpon Springs issituated on this river in west centralFlorida’s gulf coast.• You can catch Red Fish, Flounder andmore.
St. Augustine• It is located in northeast Florida.• You can catch Red Fish, Trout, Snook,Tarpon and Flounder.
Merritt Island National WildlifeRefuge• 500 species of wildlife including Americanalligators, bald eagles, roseate spoonbills,and manatees are found here.• Merritt Island is located 4 miles east inTitusville ,Florida.
Everglades National Park• This Park covers 2,500 square miles.Most of it is swampy and buggy.• Everglades National Park is located onState Highway 9336 in Homestead,Florida.
Archie Carr National WildlifeRefuge• It is located on Florida’s east cost, justsouth of Melbourne Beach and holdssignificant environmental importance.
Gatorland• Hundreds of alligators dwell on the Park’s110 tropical acres.• It is located in Orange Blossom Trail inOrlando, Florida.
Manatee Springs States Park• The waters are 72 degrees year round.• Manatee Springs is located in Chiefland,Florida.