CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
ESCI 109, Section 03
Daily Objectives #27 (November
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
w Log into
www.delicious.com , create, tag, and annotate an entry, which you will do in
the Individual Geologic Research assignment.
w Explain what is meant by the term
w 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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