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

Daily Objectives #7 (September 22, 2009)                                                                                            Dr. Sanders

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

w  Locate the prerequisites for any course in the NEIU catalog.

w Give the requirements for any major or minor field at NEIU.

w Determine a sequence of courses that lead to completion of degree requirements, including major, minor, General Education, and other requirements.

w Create an academic plan for yourself.

w Explain what a soil texture triangle illustrates, and tell how to use it.

w Explain how bedrock, sediments, and soil might be used as geologic resources.

w Using a geologic map, identify areas in the Chicago region that might have geologic resources useful for the following purposes:

    * gravel and large stones used in landscaping          * brick-making
    * concrete aggregate                                                    * generating electricity
    * other purposes as discussed in class.

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