CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
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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.)
w 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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