CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
An assignment is due today!
Daily Objectives #23 (April 6, 2010) J. Hemzacek and L. Sanders
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
w Describe and explain the reasons for changes in water level in glacial Lake Chicago, using evidence from the ISGS book to support your statements.
w Describe the geologic characteristics of the lake plain and the Zion beach-ridge plain, and explain how they were formed.
w Define the geologic term spit, tell in what environment a spit forms, and describe the geologic materials that would be deposited in a spit.
w Construct a plausible explanation for the formation of the topographic feature at Blue Island, supporting your argument with evidence.
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