8A - Louisiana Salt Domes


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salt dome topo
Avery Island (Salt Dome) Aerial Photograph
Avery Island (Salt Dome) Topographic Map

Avery Island 
(Photoquad)
Salt Domes 
(TM)
Avery Island 
(Topo Map)
Avery and Weeks Islands
Wetland and Upland Habitats
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Rationale:

 

Themes

  • Petroleum geology and salt domes
  • Vegetative changes related to salinity differences
  • Land divisions and cultural heritage

Content Outline

  • Rationale
  • Performance Objectives
  • Assessment Rubrics
  • Newspaper Article
  • Study Area Description
    • Petroleum geology and salt domes
    • Vegetative changes related to salinity differences
    • Land divisions and cultural heritage

Activity Titles

All activities include

  • Power Thinking Exercise
  • Materials
  • Performance Tasks
  • Enrichment
  1. Salt Domes and Petroleum Geology
  2. Habitat Change
  3. Land Division and Cultural Trace