MUDDY WATERS: Chicago's
EARTH SCIENCE 109W
DAILY OBJECTIVES: October 1, 2010
DRESS FOR BOTH
INDOOR AND OUTDOOR WORK THIS WEEK.
will hold class in our regular lab at NEIU for an hour or two, and after
that will leave on a field trip to River Park. Do you have a
car? We will need
drivers to take classmates to the park, about one mile from NEIU.
By the end of today's
class, you should be able to do the following:
Describe the geologic characteristics
of the various water environments in Gompers Park. (We will visit
River Park on a field trip today!)
Measure water quality field parameters
and take samples in each of the environments at the confluence of the
North Branch of the Chicago River and the North Shore Channel.
Measure the water quality parameters
nitrate and phosphate in your water samples, and interpret their meaning.
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
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Copyright 2010 Laura L. Sanders. Last updated
October 1, 2010.
Dr. Ken Voglesonger
Dr. Laura Sanders
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