CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
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
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