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Citrus in Florida


Citrus in Florida will examine the development of oranges and their history here in Florida. Students will discover the significant role citrus plays in Florida’s economy, the impact citrus had on Florida’s history while learning about geography.


Students will:

  1. Identify the origin of oranges.
  2. Describe the history of citrus in Florida.
  3. Recognize the significance of the citrus industry to Florida.


Activity 1: 15-20 minutes
Activity 2: 20-25 minutes

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