|Sunshine State Standards||SS.A.6.2.2. - understands the influence of geography on the history of Florida|
Many people are attracted to Florida because of its warm, subtropical climate. For most Floridians, a cold snap or freeze is at best a welcome change, and at worst a minor inconvenience. For those whose livelihood depends on agricultural crops, however, a freeze or frost can have a devastating impact of their lives and livelihood. This lesson will help students understand the importance of climatic changes on the agricultural industry and the industries importance to Florida's economy.