ice ages


Periods in the history of the Earth when large glaciers covered much of the surface of the continents.

QUIZZES

WHO SAID IT: A QUIZ ON PRESIDENTIAL WIT AND WISDOM

Think you know your presidents? Take this quiz and see if you can match the style, wit, and ideology of these memorable lines to the right POTUS.
Question 1 of 9
“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

notes for ice ages

The last ice age ended less than twenty thousand years ago.

notes for ice ages

Scientists believe that there will be more ice ages in the future, caused by tiny changes in the Earth's orbit and rotation.

Words nearby ice ages

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.