The Phosphate Knowledge Center
|Title:||History of phosphate industry in florida|
|URL:||Polk County Public Schools|
The mining industry has played a key role in the development of world and United States history. Many different minerals have been mined and processed in the development of the industrial growth in our country. Although most people think of minerals such as gold, silver, iron ore, coal, copper, etc.; in Florida we have what is known as âÂ?Â?Gray Gold.âÂ?Â? Phosphate is much more valuable than gold to people since we are dependent on it to sustain life itself. In this lesson the students will research the development of the phosphate industry in Florida and how it has impacted our state. The students will study the development of the phosphate industry from a historical and economic perspective.
|Submited to Green Pi:||2010-05-20 By admin|
|Modified on Green Pi:||2013-03-28 By farzi|