The Creation Answers Book

The Creation Answers Book

Lessons & Chapters

Lesson 1 Does God exist? (Chapter 1)

Lesson 2: Six days? Really? (Chapter 2)

Lesson 3 What about gap theories? (Chapter 3)

Lesson 4 What about carbon dating? (Chapter 4)

Lesson 5 How can we see distant stars in a young universe? (Chapter 5)

Lesson 6 How did bad things come about? (Chapter 6)

Lesson 7 What about arguments for evolution? (Chapter 7)

Lesson 8 Who was Cain’s wife? (Chapter 8)

Lesson 9 Were the ‘sons of God’ and/or the Nephilim extraterrestrials? (Chapter 9)

Lesson 10 Was the Flood global? (Chapter 10)

Lesson 11 What about continental drift? (Chapter 11)

Lesson 12 Noah’s Flood-what about all that water? (Chapter 12)

Lessons 13 & 14 How did all the animals fit on Noah’s Ark? and How did freshwater and saltwater fish survive the Flood? (Chapters 13 & 14)

Lesson 15 Where are all the human fossils? (Chapter 15)

Lesson 16 What about ice ages? (Chapter 16)

Lesson 17 How did animals get to Australia? (Chapter 17)

Lesson 18 How did all the different ‘races’ arise (from Noah’s family)? (Chapter 18)

Lesson 19 What about dinosaurs? (Chapter 19)

The Creation Answers Book Study Guide

by Dr Don Batten, Dr David Catchpoole, Dr Jonathan Sarfati, and Dr Carl Wieland

Lesson 16: What about ice ages?

Text: The Creation Answers Book, chapter 16

Supplemental materials

Discussion questions

  1. Define the following words:

    • glacial till

    • tillite

    • turbidity current

    • varve

    • rhythmite

  2. How do ice sheets affect the geology of the earth?

  3. How do we know the Ice Age occurred after the Flood? How long did it last?

  4. On a map of the world, draw the approximate extent of the ice sheets at the peak of the Ice Age. Do you live in an area that was affected by the Ice Age?

  5. How would people living near the edge of the ice sheets have been affected?

  6. What oceanic and continental conditions are required for a sustained Ice Age? How would the global Flood of Noah’s day have provided these conditions?

  7. How does a post-Flood Ice Age help to explain the existence of vast deserts today?

  8. List the possible Biblical references to the Ice Age.

  9. Read The lost squadron. How does the information in this article challenge ‘slow and gradual’ preconceptions?