CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
ESCI 109, Section 03
Daily Objectives #16
(October 16, 2008)
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
w Use a physiographic
map of the Chicago area to investigate landforms.
w Using maps of
different scales and purposes, "zoom in" and "zoom out" to correlate the maps
and compile information for a particular area.
w Determine what topographic quadrangles are adjacent
to any given quad.
w Use the topographic
map index found on the Willman map.
w Use the
County topographic map index on the ISGS website.
w Use a topographic map
to create topographic profiles of a landform on the south side that we'll refer
to as "the worm".
w Use critical thinking to create and evaluate
hypotheses for the origin of "the worm".
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