Learning Objective, You will learn about the rock limestone and its many commercial uses.
Do a little research on the mineral (rock) limestone on the web and create a listing of its commercial uses. If you can find some dollar values for the different products, bring a little economics into the report. Submit this listing for a grade and as a comparison with lists from other student using the email in this class.
Go to the Table of Contents on the left and view the field trip video “Limestone”.
These are images of sedimentary rocks.
http://geology.com/rocks/chert.shtml More nice pictures starting with chert, the material used for tool making by pre-man.
Images of rock weathering.
http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/10r.html Weathering and erosion.