Scientific American: Snowball Earth

Paul Hoffman, Daniel Schrag, Scientific American, Inc, Scientific American, Inc.

This Scientific American article describes the Snowball Earth hypothesis and the evidence supporting the hypothesis. Users can read the html article, download a printable form, email or link the article. Also available are links to other Scientific American news, an 'ask an expert' site, channels and magazine subheadings.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Hydrology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: General Public
Topics: Climate, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Time/Earth History
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water