CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
ESCI 109, Section 01
#21 (November 17, 2009)
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
w (Review) Use contours on a topographic map to find the location of stream valleys.
w (Review) Determine the direction of flow of a stream using contours on a topographic map.
w (Review) Sketch what a stream valley would look like on a topographic map.
w (Review) Using contours on a topographic map, point out areas of steeper slopes and less steep slopes.
w Define the meaning of the term watershed (drainage basin).
w Show how to delineate a watershed using a topographic map.
w List and describe the characteristics of a productive and contributing team member.
w Working in the assigned project groups, begin the process of investigating your study area.