Baker Block Museum Educational Services
History of Florida, the Panhandle and Okaloosa County"
materials are developed to meet Sunshine
Grade Level Expectations for Social Studies.
technology has been employed to assist
teachers and students in the learning environment.
all items can be downloaded; some appear only
in the book packet available from the museum Curator.
ask that you leave the footer on each page you download.
welcome your feedback on how this service has helped you and your
Lesson Plans, Activity Handouts and Quizzes.
The booklet packet contains "A History of Florida and Okaloosa County"
narrative; lessons plans, "That was Then - This is Now" and
was Them - This is Us" which are based on the booklet
Handouts include: blank maps, class and individual activities and pop
quizzes based on the biographies and subjects which are also in the
your convenience, most items have the identification number of the
Sunshine Standard notated in the Teaching Tools & Lesson Plans
section of the booklet.
Booklet chapters are:
Land and Climate
Early Residents (Native Americans, Spanish, French & more)
Area Begins to Change
Florida State Seal
Civil War in the Area
and Agriculture in Florida (Making Cane Syrup)
Becomes a County
Early Developers (Gristmills in Northwest Florida & Railroads
Come to Okaloosa County)
War II and Beyond
Train Car" - Naval Stores
Code" - Creation of Okaloosa County
to Jet" - Concept of Change
Trail Crossword" - Early Statehood
Items can be plugged into other lessons or used
alone. Special attention is given to heritage, ethnic and
cultural aspects of Florida history. Contact
"Curator" of Baker Block Museum to obtain items that are not
downloadable. (850) 537-5714 or "Curator" email@example.com
to remove the "x")
Land and Climate
will locate and label features on a Florida and Okaloosa County map
including the capital and major cities.
* Blank map of Florida
* Blank map of Okaloosa County
* Blank State of Florida Seal
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These topics build upon the students personal sense of change and
history and encourage critical thinking, problem-solving and inquiry
into history, culture and change.
Americans in Florida
These biographies will extend and refine understanding of ways personal
and civic responsibility are important; provide means to
historical inquiry and analysis; and, identify skills, abilities and
aspirations of Native Americans who have influenced history in Florida.
Industry and More in Florida, the Panhandle and Okaloosa County
topics will help the student to understand ways industrialization
impacted Florida and Okaloosa County; know the effects of technological
and industrial advances in Florida; and identify the
differing cultures who helped make these advances possible.
- Okaloosa County Government
* Okaloosa County Commissioners
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