Reading assignment Chapter 5b -depositional environments

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Reading Assignment: Chapter 5b – How do fossils and fossil fuels form? How do we interpret depositional environment from sedimentary rocks? We will be discussing the sediments and sedimentary rocks in class on Wednesday, Sept. 14th. The reading assignments below indicate the reading that will be emphasized during class time -- you will complete in-class and online assignments related to these concepts . Several of the questions at the end of the chapter are particularly useful for you to focus on during your reading. Try to answer the questions listed below in your notes before attempting the Just-in-Time Activities “Sed 2” (due by noon on Wednesday Sept. 14th--“just in time” for class on Monday, so I can adjust the class period if needed to address troublesome spots in the material). This will help assure that you have learned the key concepts from the reading and will prepare you to complete the in-class assignments with confidence. Learning objectives: Examine sedimentary rocks and interpret 
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Unformatted text preview: the materials from which the sediment was made and the environment in which the sediment was deposited Explain how loose sediment converts into hard sedimentary rock Explain the economic importance of sedimentary rocks, particularly as energy and industrial resources Reading for Wednesday, September 14th Class: Sections 5.5-5.8 • Confirm your knowledge questions 6-8, 10-14 Confirm your understanding questions 4, 8-9, 11-12 Writing down the main topic of each paragraph in your notes or jotting questions and relationships in the margins will help you learn and cement the material as you read. When you are done with a section, reflect on what you have learned and what else you need to learn to understand the topic. Successful learners look up terms they do not know and seek out alternative sources of information (instructor, classmates, websites, other textbooks) when they are confused about a topic....
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course GEOL 1114 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at The University of Oklahoma.

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