CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
ESCI 109, Section 02
Daily Objectives #5 (September 13, 2009)
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
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 Describe an unknown rock sample using the terms a geologist would use.
w Demonstrate that you can select and effectively use an appropriate and complete record-keeping method for a science lecture.