CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
ESCI 109, Section 03
Daily Objectives #29 (December
w Your poster draft is due today!
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
w Describe the subcontinental divide that
stretches through Chicago,sketch a diagram illustrating the meaning of the term,
and tell what you would have to do to go see it.
Identify the "Zion beach-ridge plain", show where it occurs on a map of
the Chicago area, tell what surficial sediments occur there, and explain why it
is perched so high above Lake Michigan .
w Tell the story of Chicago's geology.
w Provide meaningful feedback regarding the
presentations, field trips, and other course activities.
w Evaluate the course.
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