4B - Cumberland Gap


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cumberland gap topo
 Infrared Aerial Photograph of
Cumberland Gap
Cumberland Gap Topographic Map

Cumberland Escarpment 
(Topo Map)
Cumberland Escarpment (NALC)
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
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Cumberland Gap (NHAP Stereopair)
Cumberland Gap (Topo Map)
Cumberland Escarpment (SLAR)
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Rationale:

 

Themes

  • The Cumberland Escarpment and Engineering Geology
  • The Middlesboro Basin - Meteorite Impact Structure?
  • Daniel Boone and the Wilderness Road

Content Outline

  • Rationale
  • Performance Objectives
  • Assessment Rubrics
  • Newspaper Article
  • Study Area Description
    • The Cumberland Escarpment and Engineering Geology
    • The Middlesboro Basin - Meteorite Impact Structure?
    • Daniel Boone and the Wilderness Road

Activity Titles

All activities include

  • Power Thinking Exercise
  • Materials
  • Performance Tasks
  • Enrichment
  1. Examining the Cumberland Escarpment
  2. Explaining the Middlesboro Basin
  3. The Wilderness Road and Westward Migration