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PERMANENT EXHIBITS -
ROCKS, FOSSILS, MINERALS

rocks, fossils, mineralsGeologic Periods

Explore over 3 billion years of evolutionary change with this extensive collection of fossils, from single-celled algae to a dinosaur leg bone.

Adapting to a Changing Earth

See a comparison of fossils with their modern counterparts, and you'll discover the strong connection between ancient and modern life forms.

How Rocks are Formed

Understand every aspect of the rock cycle, and view excellent examples of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks.

Types of Fossilization

Learn about the various ways in which ancient life forms are preserved through different methods of fossilization.

 

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Mammals
Birds
Campus memories
Iowa's rural schools

People of the world
Environmental
Rocks, fossils, minerals
Other nature exhibits

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