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Geology, Stratigraphic -- Pleistocene

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View Resource Ice Ages

This online exhibit developed by the Illinois State Museum provides information about the most recent glaciation over a large part of the Earth. To gain an understanding of ice ages, students will find answers to the questions: What are Ice Ages?, When did Ice Ages Occur?, and Why do Ice Ages Occur?. The Web site's section on the Midwest U.S. 16,000 Years Ago Exhibit features amazing images,...

http://www.illinoisstatemuseum.org/content/online-resources
View Resource Illinois State Museum: The Midwestern U.S. 16,000 Years Ago

Produced by staff at the Illinois State Museum, this online exhibit offers a variety of interesting information and images for students and others interested in environments of the distant past. The site offers sections on Late Pleistocene Plants, Animals, Landscapes, and Extinctions. These broader sections include information on such topics as Spruce Pollen, Ground Sloths, Jaguars, Poplars, and...

http://exhibits.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/larson/