CHICAGO ROCKS!  Geology in the City 
                                                                                 ESCI 109
                                                                              Spring 2010

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Daily Objectives #24
(April 8, 2010)                                                  J. Hemzacek and L. Sanders

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

w Write the story telling how the geology and topography of the Chicago area developed.   (Give a step-by-step chronology, and use illustrations.)

Describe the characteristics of the three main types of rocks that allow you to recognize them.

w Describe the processes of chemical and physical (mechanical) weathering, and tell how you can recognize their effects on Earth materials.


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