The museum-quality exhibit in the Biology Department offers an understanding of origins from a creationist worldview. Consider the intricacy of the cell, the relationship between the Geologic Column and the biblical flood, and the significance of beauty in nature.
The cell is the smallest unit of life that is classified as a living thing. All organisms are made of at least one cell and come from preexisting cells. Some organisms, such as most bacteria, consist of a single cell. Humans have about 100 trillion cells.
The layers of the Geologic Column are ordered by age—oldest to youngest. The bottom layer is older than the next layer up. The big question—and one of the most significant areas of disagreement among scientists—is How much older?
Intelligent design is a scientific theory which holds that certain features of the universe and living things are best explained by an intelligent cause, and are not the result of an undirected, chance-based process. We believe there is an infinite mind behind the design.
Visitors are welcome!
We invite you on a self-guided tour of the Origins Exhibit. The permanent display is located throughout the halls of the Biology Department on the second floor of Hickman Science Center. We'd love to tell you how we got started and where we're headed, and introduce you to the artists who have helped bring the vision to life.
Enter in to explore the smallest unit of life—the irreducibly complex cell. Uncover some old evidence of life—layer by layer—in the Geologic Column hallway. And consider the probabilities that would lead us to an infinite mind behind the intelligent design.
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