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FIRST-YEAR EXPERIENCE PROGRAM

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MUDDY WATERS: Chicago's Environmental Geology
EARTH SCIENCE 109W

DAILY OBJECTIVES: September 3, 2010

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

w Write the names of your instructors and Peer Mentors. 

w List and explain the objectives of the First-Year Experience program.

w Write a paragraph explaining how and why environmental geology is important in Chicago.

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Write the first names of three of your classmates.

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Explain to another person the safety precautions that should be taken when performing scientific studies around bodies of water.

w For each of the four water quality field parameters (temperature, pH, electrical conductivity, and dissolved oxygen), verbally give a 1-2 sentence description of what it means, in terms that a family member would understand.

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Conduct tests of the four water quality field parameters listed above.

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After viewing a slide show of the NEIU climbing wall, set your own personal goal and share it with your team.

w Explain why we had you take the Noel Levitz College Student Inventory

w Write a list what you must bring to next week's class, and a description of how you should be dressed for class.


Department of Earth Science | Northeastern Illinois University

Copyright 2010 Laura L. Sanders.  Last updated August 29, 2010.


 

Your Instructors:
Dr. Ken Voglesonger

Dr. Laura Sanders

Your Peer Mentors:

Brian Dix

Sarah Paulis