CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
ESCI 109, Section 03
|#113||Rough, bumpy||Broken shells, granola bar||Flaky, tan||Jagged, sea shells||Rough, compressed shells|
|#124||Smooth, heavy||Colorful, shiny||Heavy, spotty||Multicolor, metallic||Multicolored, glossy|
|#138||Black, flat||Heavy, smoothest of all||Heavy, spotty||Light, sponge||Smooth, sharp|
|#145||Red-colored, sand-like||Sandy texture, light orange/red color||Layered, sandy||Sand, crystal||Rough, sandy|
|#152||Porous, dark-colored||Lightest rock, porous (lots of holes)||Holes, light||Light, sponge||Light, sponge-like|
w Recognizing that landscape gives clues to Chicago's
geology, explore the Commons area: observe and make
notes/ sketches/ etc. as to its characteristics.
w List some occupations that rely on a professional's ability to take clear, accurate, and complete notes.
w List the steps you should take to prepare for taking notes in a class, including mental preparation as well as preparation of your notebook itself.
w Describe and demonstrate the Cornell method for taking notes. List several cues that tell you what to write in your notes during a class activity, and explain why good note-taking does not involve writing every word the instructor says.
w List the steps you should take after a class or note-taking session in order to improve your recall.
w Explain how taking notes on written materials differs from taking notes on a lecture or classroom activity.
Additional useful hints on note-taking skills appear at this site.
w List the three major types of rocks and explain how each type forms.
w For each of the three major rock types, list three characteristics that will help you identify them when you see them again.
w Demonstrate that you know how to use a geologic hand lens.
w Describe what you need to know to prepare for our Thursday activities.