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Chapter 8

Essential Questions

1. What are the natural forces that affect the Lake Pontchartrain Basin?

2. Does My Mardi Gras Souvenir Cup cause global climate change?

3. Does my Mardi Gras Souvenir cup cause sea-level rise?

4. Can my city survive a direct hit from another major hurricane?

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  1. Introduction
  2. Essential Questions
  3. Global Climate Change
  4. Are Sea Levels Rising?
  5. Subsidence and Erosion in the Basin
  6. Activity: Thinking at Right Angles
  7. Activity: Linking Lake Factors
  8. Hurricanes
  9. Activity: Subsidence and Erosion
  10. Activity: C-Mail
  11. Activity: The Pontchartrain Picayune
  12. Activity: Multimedia Presentation
  13. Activity: Help! I'm Up to my Hips in Water!