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5 Matching questions

  1. trace fossils
  2. era
  3. Law of superposition
  4. cast
  5. geologic time scale
  1. a a vertical timeline representing events in Earth's history. It is divided into blocks of time that represent great changes in Earth's biodiversity
  2. b sand or other minerals fill the cavity-shaped mold and then harden over time, a replica of the original organism forms
  3. c tracks, trails, burrows, boring, nests
  4. d the formation of new rock layers on top of older ones. It allows us to determine the relative age of rocks and fossils
  5. e the second largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale. EX: Mesozoic

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. parts of organisms that remain intact after the soft organic materials have decomposed. EX: teeth, shells, skulls, skeletons
  2. the third largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Cretaceous
  3. the numeric age of a layer of rocks or fossils. It can be determined by using radiometric dating
  4. the largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Phanerozoic
  5. the animals of a given region or period

5 True/False questions

  1. fossil recordsThey can reveal details about the events that have occurred since its formation

          

  2. mummificationthe third largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Cretaceous

          

  3. fossilsthe preserved remains or impressions of organisms from Earth's geological past.

          

  4. moldthe largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Phanerozoic

          

  5. florathe second largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale. EX: Mesozoic

          

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