CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
Daily Objectives #30 (April 29, 2010)
J. Hemzacek and L. Sanders
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
w Demonstrate that you can use the final exam calendar in the NEIU schedule book to determine the time and date of a final exam.
w Explain what it means to say that the Chicago River "flows backward".
w Tell the "Big Picture" story of the geology of the Chicago area: Write a series of steps in chronological order that describe the processes leading to the Chicago geology and landscape we see today.
w Tell what was happening, geologicially, in the Chicago area *before* glaciers formed.
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