CHICAGO ROCKS!  Geology in the City
ESCI 109, Section 02
Fall 2009

Daily Objectives #27 (December 10, 2009)                                                                                            Dr. Sanders

w  Course evaluations will be conducted today!
w  Your final homework assignment will be due the day of the final exam.
w  Check the homework page for the poster grading rubric.

By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:

Stream Gradients

  Find the gradient of the three major canals in the Chicago area (North Shore Channel, Cal-Sag Channel, Sanitary and Ship Canal).

  Analyze the stream gradients we measured using topographic maps.

w  Measure the gradient of a slope using a hand level, measuring tape, and stadia rod.

w  Complete course evaluations for this course.

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