Department of Geology

Summer Science Program for High School Students

The Geology Department participates in the Discovering the World Through Science program offered each summer for high school students. Students in this program are taught hands-on science by faculty from a wide variety of departments at WIU. The geology component of the course includes a field trip to WIU's Kibbe Field Station where topics such as geologic time and natural resources are explored.


To find out more about this program visit Summer Youth Programs portion of WIU's Distancing Learning web page.

Dr. Hegna sampling rocks at Kibbe Field Station


Dr. Tom Hegna sampling rock at Kibbe Field Station to show some of

the students in the Discovering the World Through Science program.