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The assignment contains 24 questions about the effects of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans. Students will watch a 2-minute introduction video clip, and then they will use a student-friendly website to answer the questions. I have included an answer key. Please message me if you have any questions.
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Before the storm
National Weather Service Prediction
100 Year History of New Orleans Flooding
Category and Wind Speeds
Reason New Orleans is at Risk of Flooding
Levees and Seawalls Built
Levees along the Mississippi River
Levees Built to Protect New Orleans
Neighborhoods at Risk of Flooding
Storm and Flooding
Percentage of New Orleans Under Water
Coast Guard and Ordinary Citizens React
Federal Government's Handling of the Disaster
President George W. Bush
Reasons People Could Not Leave
Crescent City Connector
African Americans Living in New Orleans
Square Miles Affected
Cost of the Hurricane