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Time, weather, and human intervention have all shaped the Mississippi Delta in Louisiana, a giant bird-foot shape protruding into the Gulf of Mexico. 

Image courtesy Jesse Allen, NASA Earth Observatory

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Hydrology of the New Orleans Region
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Hydrology of the New Orleans Region

Students learn about hydrology, explore the hydrological features of a landscape in National Geographic's FieldScope tool, and apply their knowledge during a role-playing activity about natural resource management.

  • Best for: Grades 6+ (ages 11+)
  • Concepts: bioblitz, delta, fieldscope, gis, hydrology, natural resource management, water cycle
mouth
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mouth

The place where a river enters a lake, larger river, or the ocean is called its mouth.

  • Best for: Grades 4+ (ages 9+)
  • Concepts: alluvium, delta, mouth, rivers