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5 Matching questions

  1. remains corbody fossils
  2. era
  3. altered remains
  4. fossils
  5. trace fossils
  1. a They can reveal details about the events that have occurred since its formation
  2. b tracks, trails, burrows, boring, nests
  3. c the second largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale. EX: Mesozoic
  4. d parts of organisms that remain intact after the soft organic materials have decomposed. EX: teeth, shells, skulls, skeletons
  5. e fossils changed structurally or chemically; minerals may seep into the pores or cavities of an organism's bones, teeth, and shells

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the age of a rock layer, or the fossils it contains, compared to other layers
  2. sand or other minerals fill the cavity-shaped mold and then harden over time, a replica of the original organism forms
  3. the numeric age of a layer of rocks or fossils. It can be determined by using radiometric dating
  4. the preserved remains or impressions of organisms from Earth's geological past.
  5. all of the fossils that have existed throughout Earth's history, wether they are in the ground or are in a museum

5 True/False questions

  1. geologic time scalethe age of a rock layer, or the fossils it contains, compared to other layers

          

  2. moldthe impressions of soft-bodied animals are left after the animals are covered by sediment

          

  3. eonthe largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Phanerozoic

          

  4. unaltered remainsfossils changed structurally or chemically; minerals may seep into the pores or cavities of an organism's bones, teeth, and shells

          

  5. periodthe third largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Cretaceous

          

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