9D - Mississippi Gulf Coast


ship island photo
ship island topo detail
Aerial Photo of Ship Island
Ship Island, Topographic Map

Mississippi Sound 
(CIR Photo Mosaic)
Ship Island 
(1996, Post-Camille)
Ship Island 
(1952, Pre-Camille)
Ship Island 
(1997, Pre-Georges)
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Mississippi Sound
(Topo Map)
Ship Island 
(1970, Topo Map)
Ship Island 
(1950, Topo Map)
Ship Island 
(1998, Post-Georges)
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Rationale:

 

Themes

  • Gulf Coast Barrier Islands
  • Mobile Bay and Economic Development Effects of Hurricanes on the Gulf Coast  

Content Outline

  • Rationale
  • Performance Objectives
  • Assessment Rubrics
  • Newspaper Article
  • Study Area Description
    • Gulf Coast Barrier Islands
    • Mobile Bay and Economic Development
    • The Port City of Savannah

Activity Titles

All activities include

  • Power Thinking Exercise
  • Materials
  • Performance Tasks
  • Enrichment
  1. Geology of Barrier Island Coast
  2. The Growth of Mobile
  3. Hurricanes and Evacuation Routes