Ice Ages Come And Go

This exhibit presents climatic variations that have buried Michigan under ice over and over again. Hands-on interactives and visual diagrams help visitors explore issues like seasons, heat distribution and how heat travels across the globe.

  • Discover how Michigan's landscape was carved by the comings and goings of glaciers.
  • Learn that the sun is the engine that powers climate change on Earth.
  • See and touch a huge rock with grooves carved by glaciers.