CHICAGO ROCKS! Geology in the City
Daily Objectives #7 (February 2, 2010)
J. Hemzacek and L. Sanders
By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:
w List the three main types of rocks, and for each, describe the processes that lead to their formation.
w Describe characteristics exhibited by different kinds of rocks, and tell how their characteristics relate to how they were formed.
w Create a list of characteristics that will enable you to recognize samples of each of the three different types of rocks next time you see them.
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