CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
ESCI 109, Section 01
Daily Objectives #5 (September 15, 2009) Dr. Sanders
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
w After reading the Schedule of Classes exam schedule, put the date/time for our final exam in your planner.
w Demonstrate that you know how to use a geologic hand lens effectively (review).
w List the three major types of rocks and explain briefly how each type forms.
w For each of the three major rock types, list characteristics that will help you identify them when you see them again.
w List the four major groups of clastic sediments, and explain their unique characteristics.
w Describe the type of sediment that makes up the sedimentary rock limestone.
w Demonstrate that you can select and effectively use an appropriate and complete record-keeping method for a science lecture.