Florida By Tyler

Florida's climate

Florida's climate is hot and rainy because it is surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean and is close to the equator.

Drought Plants

Drought can kill plants and animals.

Thunderstorms impact Florida

Thunderstorms impact Florida. Lighting causes fires that can burn down houses.

Hurricanes are dangerous in Florida

Hurricanes can impact Florida by making floods in Florida.

Florida's peninsula

A peninsula is a piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out into a body water.

Florida's peninsula changes after ice age

Florida's peninsula changed after the ice age by getting lager and causing the ocean become smaller.

Describing Florida's land form

Florida's sea level is elavating the elavation is low.

Barrier island

A barrier island is a long narrow island lying parallel and close to the mainland.

Barrier island protective

Barrier island are important because they create a barrier between the mainland and the ocean. They shelter and protect the mainland from the powerful forces winds,waves,tides,currents, and ravages of storms,hurricanes, and erosion.

Wetland

Florida's wetlands are important because they reduce impacts of storm damage and flooding

How lakes form

Many lakes formed in central Florida because when the earth sank then the rain was collected their

Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico are important recourses

The Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico are important natural resources because it provides food from the coastal waters.Fishermen gather shrimp,lobster,grouper,and clams to feed public.

Lumber is a important resource

Lumber is a natural resource important because it comes from trees to make paper and other objects.

Phosphate

Phosphate is a important resource for Florida because phosphates is from the state are ground up and used as fertilizer

Limestone

Limestone is an important resource for Florida because it makes building material, toothpaste,paint,and decorative rock gardens.

Oil

Oil is an important resource to Florida because it is a leading mineral product and it helps fueling cars.

Coal is a non renewable
Water is renewable

The difference between non renewable resources and renewable resources is that renewable resources like water because of the water cycle there will always be water. Non renewable resoukrces like coal if you use a lot of it and you run out then there will be no more.

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