Extreme Ice

Museum of Science and Industry | Chicago, Ill.

 
 

5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Ill. 60637
(773) 684-1414
www.msichicago.org
Date: March 23, 2017 - June 27, 2018
Cost: Free with museum admission

Through stunning photographic documentation and time-lapse videography of glaciers, Extreme Ice provides guests an emotionally visual representation of climate change. Artifacts on display include equipment and a customized camera that the photographer used on their expeditions. Guests will also learn about the technological advances James and his team created to capture such compelling footage. Other items on display include protective insulated clothing, helmets and climbing equipment. Guests can also touch and see a real 7-foot-tall ice wall, interact with maps showcasing the potential impact of coastal flooding around the world, see how rising temperatures will affect Chicago, explore the work of other ice scientists throughout the world and understand the part they can play in mitigating the effects of climate change.

 










 
 
 
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