6B - Blue Ridge Front


blue ridge front photo
blue ridge front topo detail
Blue Ridge Front Aerial Photograph
Blue Ridge Front, Topographic Map

Grandfather Mt. (Stereopair)
Blue Ridge Front (NALC)
Mount Mitchell (NHAP)
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Grandfather Mt. (Topo Map)
Blue Ridge Front (Topo Map)
Mount Mitchell (Topo Map)
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Rationale:

 

Themes

  • Faults, Peneplains, and the Blue Ridge Escarpment
  • Environmental Stresses on the Spruce Biome Habitat
  • Settlement Patterns and Land Use in the Spruce Pine Area

Content Outline

  • Rationale
  • Performance Objectives
  • Assessment Rubrics
  • Newspaper Article
  • Study Area Description
    • Faults, Peneplains, and the Blue Ridge Escarpment
    • Environmental Stresses on the Spruce Biome Habitat
    • Settlement Patterns and Land Use in the Spruce Pine Area

Activity Titles

All activities include

  • Power Thinking Exercise
  • Materials
  • Performance Tasks
  • Enrichment
  1. Escarpments and Peneplains
  2. Balds and Spruce Biomes
  3. Mining and Land Use Near Spruce Pine