CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
Daily Objectives #18 (March 11, 2010) J. Hemzacek and L. Sanders
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
w Review: After examining a topographic quadrangle, identify the areas of highest elevation.
w Review: Transfer the topographic information from the quad maps to a worksheet, and identify any patterns you observe.
w Describe the composition and sorting of sediment found in major landforms in the Chicago area, and explain the processes that led to their deposition.
w Explain how and why glaciers weather, erode, transport, and deposit Earth material.
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