TFC in the Classroom

The FLORIDA Channel Education Resource Center is provided as a service to Floridians, educators, and students. Information provided is intended for use in the home and the classroom to assist in educating you about the State of Florida. Other subjects, such as history, science, and biology, are also addressed as they relate to our state.

These valuable resources are divided into the following areas:

Featured Videos

Florida Crossroads – Florida Remembers
In celebration of  Florida’s 500th birthday in 2013, this special Florida Crossroads series focuses on the state’s history – region by region.

Florida Portraits
Florida Portraits offers you a closer look at some of the people and places that impact the quality of life in this diverse state.

Florida’s Attic 
Florida’s Attic features interesting artifacts found at the State Library of Florida, the Museum of Florida History, and the Florida State Archives in Tallahassee.

Florida Symbols
Official Symbols of the State of Florida.

Florida’s Historical Markers
Florida’s Historical Markers is a production of WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel and is based on the Florida Historical Marker program administered by the Department of State’s Division of Historical Resources. The program recognizes historic resources, persons and events that are significant in the areas of architecture, archaeology, Florida history and traditional culture by promoting the placing of historic markers and plaques at sites of historical and visual interest to visitors.

Great Floridians
The Great Floridians biography is a production of WFSU-TV/The Florida Channel and is based on the Great Floridians program administered by the Department of State’s Division of Historical Resources. The Department of State presents the award annually in recognition of the outstanding achievements of an individual who has made major contributions to the progress and welfare of Florida.

Education Connections

State of Florida
The official portal of state government of Florida.

Florida Memory Project, The State Archives of Florida
The Florida Memory Project, provided by the Florida Department of State, offers educational and historical resources including features like the Online Classroom, the Florida Photographic Collection, and Highlights of Florida History.

Florida Legislature
The Florida Senate and House of Representatives each provide websites to engage students in Florida’s legislative process.

United States of America Government
The following links are provided to assist in self-guided educational research about the government of the United States of America.