Solomon Isiorho

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Geosciences
Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne

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Activities (3)

Bringing geology Home to Undergraduates using your Surrounding part of NAGT:Teaching Resources:Teaching Materials Collection

Understanding wetlands part of Cutting Edge:Urban Geology:Activities
Students collect soil samples from in and around wetlands, make visual observation, divide soil cores into sections (depending on the soil type), dry, sieve, and analyze samples. Have students identify rocks/minerals in samples using microscope.

Course

Environmental Geology and Urban Geology part of Cutting Edge:Course Design:Goals Database
This course is designed to provide the student with basic understanding of the "human-oriented" aspects of the earth sciences. The geologic features and processes that affect our environment will be discussed. Since large population of the industrial world dwell in urban areas, the geology of the urban environment will be addressed. "To achieve an understanding of the interrelationship between the earth and the urban environment, examination of the basic aspects of geology, land-use planning, and the physical, social, aesthetic, and economic attributes of cities is required."

Other Contribution

Geology and Fine Arts part of Activity Ideas
Solomon A. Isiorho Dept. of Geosciences, Indiana University - Purdue University Ft. Wayne (IPFW) Fort Wayne, IN 46805 Topic: urban wetlands and the arts Course Type:intro upper level Description Have arts students ...


Events and Communities

Hazards Webinar November 2011

The Role of Departments in Preparing Future Geoscience Professionals Participants

Urban Geology Workshop 2008 Participants

Hydrogeology Workshop 2005