We are excited to offer educators materials that help students understand northeast Florida's cultural and natural history. We hope these materials will be used to integrate your classroom with ours.
Learn about the woman who lived slavery from every angle.
Learn local history and let the creativity fly as kids design a fort.
History becomes personal with this fun and educational activity.
Students use real documents to explore the past.
A teacher's tool for guiding your students through the Fort Caroline...
In this lesson, students will learn about what life was like as a Spanish Soldier.
The Castillo de San Marcos is full of history & various people. It is through Archeology that we learn about its history.
This lesson is designed to give students a better understanding of the Timucua people, their relationship with Spaniards and the need of historical documents in addition to archeology. Lesson can be used as the second lesson, following Archeology: Digging into the Castillo
The students will have an opportunity to learn about the historical building technique of making tabby by constructing crispy bars.
This on-site scavenger hunt worksheet will aid early elementary students in exploring Kingsley Plantation.
Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) produced, "Coquina Queries: Archaeology Lessons for Northeast Florida," a curriculum that encourages students to learn about the use of coquina stone as an important building material in Florida's past. It influenced the outcome of wars, colonial efforts, slave plantations, and Florida's basic economy. Coquina Queries units may be taught in order; however, they are designed to stand alone.
Students will read a "Reward Flyer" advertising the escape of a Florida slave. This will spark learning about slavery, property, and the Underground Railroad.
Students will be able to create and label their own coat of arms using the descriptions and symbols provided in the activity sheets.
Students will learn how to make a corn husk doll, and then compare the toys they have with toys that children of the 19th century played with (and often made) as a daily life comparison.
Students will create their own fort and identify its parts using historic forts from across Northeast Florida as models.