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Other

Description:

This online exhibit from the Illinois State Museum provides an introduction to glaciation in the midwestern United States since the last glacial advance 20,000 years ago. Topics include what ice ages are, when they occurred, and why. There is also an animation showing the advance and retreat if the ice sheet that covered much of North America from 18,000 to 8000 years ago.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

Cryology,Space Science,Astronomy,Middle School,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003225652683T,Geology,Science,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Graduate/Professional,NSDL_SetSpec_dlese.org,Higher Education,High School,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Geologic time,Physics,Geoscience,Chemistry,Earth science

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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