CHICAGO ROCKS!  Geology in the City
ESCI 109, Section 03
Fall 2008

Daily Objectives #16 (October 16, 2008)                                                                                            Dr. Sanders

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.

Determine what topographic quadrangles are adjacent to any given quad.

w Use the topographic map index found on the Willman map.

w Use the Cook 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".

Use critical thinking to create and evaluate hypotheses for the origin of "the worm".
Department of Earth Science | Northeastern Illinois University

2008 Laura L. Sanders.  Last updated October 16, 2008.