CHICAGO ROCKS!  Geology in the City 
                                                                                 ESCI 109
                                                                              Spring 2010

Daily Objectives #2 (January 14, 2010)                                                  J. Hemzacek and L. Sanders

Assignment #1 is due today! 

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

w Examine and describe the characteristics of various Earth materials.

w Define the term geologic resource. 

w Make a list of ways geologic resources are used in everyday life. 

w Describe some characteristics of Earth materials that make them suitable for specific purposes as geologic resources.

w Of the geologic materials you examined in class, tell which can be found in Illinois.

w List factors that determine whether, for a particular use, we might choose to use a geologic resource found in the local area, or one from elsewhere.

w Sign up for a conference with the instructors, and enter the appointment in your planner.

Next time:  Bring a rock!  And, as always, check the schedule for reading assignments.

                                                    Department of Earth Science | Northeastern Illinois University

Copyright 2010 Laura L. Sanders.  Last updated January 14, 2010.