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

Daily Objectives #5 (September 13, 2009)                                                                                            Dr. Sanders

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.

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Demonstrate that you can select and effectively use an appropriate and complete record-keeping method for a science lecture.

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