CHICAGO ROCKS!  Geology in the City 
                                                                                 ESCI 109
                                                                              Spring 2010

Daily Objectives #3 (January 19, 2010)                                                  J. Hemzacek and L. Sanders

Reminder: Assignment #2 is due Thursday!
If you haven't yet, sign up for a conference with the instructors, and enter the appointment in your planner.

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

w Review:  Define the term geologic resource. 

w Review:  Explain the meaning of the statement, "If it can't be grown, it must be mined."

w Review:  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, to meet a particular need, we might choose to use a geologic resource found in the local area, or one from elsewhere.

w Make diverse geologic observations about rock samples brought in by yourself and your colleagues.

On Thursday, we will be outdoors walking in the grassy/snowy areas of campus.  Please wear shoes that can get a bit muddy or wet!

                                                    Department of Earth Science | Northeastern Illinois University

Copyright 2010 Laura L. Sanders.  Last updated January 19, 2010.