7A - Metropolitan Atlanta


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Stone Mountain Topographic Map

Atlanta
(NALC)
De Kalb County Landfill
(DOQ)
Stone Mountain
(DOQ)
Soapstone Ridge
(DOQ)
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De Kalb County
Sewage Plant
(DOQ)
Metropolitan Atlanta
(Topo Map)
Stone Mountain
(Topo Map)
Soapstone Ridge
(Topo Map)
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Rationale:

 

Themes

  • Exfoliation domes, Stone Mountain
  • Urban geology, urbanization and urban sprawl, waste disposal
  • Metropolitan sprawl and land use
  • Soapstone Ridge, archeology and environmental pollution

Content Outline

  • Rationale
  • Performance Objectives
  • Assessment Rubrics
  • Newspaper Article
  • Study Area Description
    • Exfoliation domes, Stone Mountain
    • Urban geology, urbanization and urban sprawl, waste disposal
    • Metropolitan sprawl and land use
    • Soapstone Ridge, archeology and environmental pollution

Activity Titles

All activities include

  • Power Thinking Exercise
  • Materials
  • Performance Tasks
  • Enrichment
  1. Stone Mountain
  2. Influence of Landscape on Urbanization
  3. Historical Expansion of Atlanta