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

Daily Objectives #27 (November 25, 2008)                                                                                            Dr. Sanders

By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:

w Log into , create, tag, and annotate an entry, which you will do in the Individual Geologic Research assignment. 

w Explain what is meant by the term intermorainal.

Explain what is meant by stream gradient

w Measure a stream gradient using topographic maps. 

w Compiling data from the entire class, explain the patterns among stream gradients found in this part of Illinois.

w Explain the story of the reversal of the Chicago River.  On a map, point out the length that was reversed and explain the reasoning and the method used.
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