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5 Matching questions

  1. mummification
  2. Law of superposition
  3. trace fossils
  4. absolute age
  5. fossils
  1. a the numeric age of a layer of rocks or fossils. It can be determined by using radiometric dating
  2. b the formation of new rock layers on top of older ones. It allows us to determine the relative age of rocks and fossils
  3. c They can reveal details about the events that have occurred since its formation
  4. d fossilized in tar, or by freezing; provides nearly complete body fossils with flesh, hair, and internal organs
  5. e tracks, trails, burrows, boring, nests

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the plants of a given region or period
  2. a vertical timeline representing events in Earth's history. It is divided into blocks of time that represent great changes in Earth's biodiversity
  3. the preserved remains or impressions of organisms from Earth's geological past.
  4. the third largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Cretaceous
  5. the largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Phanerozoic

5 True/False questions

  1. remains corbody fossilstracks, trails, burrows, boring, nests

          

  2. radiometric datingfossilized in tar, or by freezing; provides nearly complete body fossils with flesh, hair, and internal organs

          

  3. castsand or other minerals fill the cavity-shaped mold and then harden over time, a replica of the original organism forms

          

  4. erathe second largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale. EX: Mesozoic

          

  5. fossil recordsall of the fossils that have existed throughout Earth's history, wether they are in the ground or are in a museum

          

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