6A - Great Smoky Mountains


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newfound gap topo detail
 Great Smoky Mountains Aerial Photograph
Great Smoky Mountains Topographic Map 

Gatlinburg 
(Stereo Triplet)
Gatlinburg (Anaglyph)
Great Smoky Mts.
(NALC)
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Great Smoky Mts.
(SLAR)
Ducktown
(NHAP and MSS)
Great Smoky Mts.
(Topo Map)
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Rationale:

 

Themes

  • Faults and Other Geologic Structures
  • Historic Landslides, Floods, and Other Geologic Catastrophes
  • TVA Hydroelectric and Flood Control Projects
  • Land Use Patterns in Gatlinburg and Vicinity

Content Outline

  • Rationale
  • Performance Objectives
  • Assessment Rubrics
  • Newspaper Article
  • Study Area Description
    • Faults and Other Geologic Structures
    • Historic Landslides, Floods, and Other Geologic Catastrophes
    • TVA Hydroelectric and Flood Control Projects
    • Land Use Patterns in Gatlinburg and Vicinity

Activity Titles

All activities include

  • Power Thinking Exercise
  • Materials
  • Performance Tasks
  • Enrichment
  1. Cades Cove Window Through Thrust Block
  2. Recognizing Historic Landslides and Floods
  3. Hydroelectric and Flood Control Projects