Sunshine State Government

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  • Federal Government: The Three Branches in Action

    Examine the powers and processes of the three branches of our federal government. In this interactive tutorial you'll learn what Congress, the

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    Subject Area(s): Social Studies

    Grade Level(s): 7

    Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial

  • We Have 3 Governments?

    Review federalism - the division of power into federal and state governments - and learn about an entirely different level of government: local

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    Subject Area(s): Social Studies

    Grade Level(s): 7

    Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial

  • The Three Branches: Check Yourself!

    Explore the workings of the 3 branches of the U.S. federal government, with an emphasis on the checks and balances that allow our government to

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    Subject Area(s): Social Studies

    Grade Level(s): 7

    Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial

  • Comparing Constitutions: Florida vs. the United

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    In this interactive tutorial, you'll explore the similarities and differences of the federal Constitution of the United States and the state

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    Subject Area(s): Social Studies

    Grade Level(s): 7

    Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial

  • Journey Through Justice: Our Federal Courts

    Learn about the different levels of our federal judicial system, from federal district courtsall the way up to the one and only Supreme Court. Along

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    Subject Area(s): Social Studies

    Grade Level(s): 7

    Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial

  • We Have Two Governments?

    Understand how and why American citizens are governed by two governments which share power: the federal government of the United States and the

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    Subject Area(s): Social Studies

    Grade Level(s): 7

    Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial

  • How Are Laws Made?

    Learnhow a bill, an idea for a law, becomes a law. You will see how bills are passed by Congress and signed into law by the President. And you will

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    Subject Area(s): Social Studies

    Grade Level(s): 7

    Primary Resource Type: Original Tutorial



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In this tutorial, you'll explore the state government of Florida.  You may be surprised to learn that Florida's government is modeled after the federal government.  It has three branches--legislative, executive and judicial--each with its own specific powers and processes.  Enjoy this journey through government on the state level!


Subject(s): Social Studies

Grade Level(s): 7