Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SCIENCE
ESCI 121

Section 06
Fall 2009

Daily Objectives #13  (October 15, 2009)                                                                                                         Dr. Sanders

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


Rock Your State!  In-class work

w Draw a diagram illustrating the processes and materials involved in the Rock Cycle.  Include igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, as well as sediments and magma.

w Describe the three kinds of geotectonic plate boundaries, and the geologic features that form at each one.

w Describe the three possibilities for convergent boundaries, including the different combinations of lithospheric plates.

w Describe the plate tectonic setting in which each of the three kinds of rocks form.

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