CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
ESCI 109, Section 02
Daily Objectives #7 (September 22, 2009)
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.