Science Daily: A curve ball into the Snowball Earth hypothesis.

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This Science Daily article summarizes a paper in Geology pertaining to the Snowball Earth debate. The author found evidence for healthy marine ecosystems at a time when they were supposed to be completely frozen over and anoxic. The website also contains a great search engine used to other Snowball Earth articles.

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Part of the Starting Point collection. The Starting Point collection includes resources addressing the needs of faculty and graduate students designing, developing, and delivering entry-level undergraduate courses in geoscience.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:Paleoclimate records, Environmental Science:Global Change and Climate:Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Paleoclimate records, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change:History and evolution of Earth's climate, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climate Change, Climatology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change