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5 Matching questions

  1. altered remains
  2. Law of superposition
  3. flora
  4. remains corbody fossils
  5. mummification
  1. a fossils changed structurally or chemically; minerals may seep into the pores or cavities of an organism's bones, teeth, and shells
  2. b the plants of a given region or period
  3. c fossilized in tar, or by freezing; provides nearly complete body fossils with flesh, hair, and internal organs
  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 parts of organisms that remain intact after the soft organic materials have decomposed. EX: teeth, shells, skulls, skeletons

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. all of the fossils that have existed throughout Earth's history, wether they are in the ground or are in a museum
  2. the animals of a given region or period
  3. a method used to determine the absolute age of a rock by sing the rock's chemistry
  4. tracks, trails, burrows, boring, nests
  5. a vertical timeline representing events in Earth's history. It is divided into blocks of time that represent great changes in Earth's biodiversity

5 True/False questions

  1. fossilsthe impressions of soft-bodied animals are left after the animals are covered by sediment

          

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

          

  3. relative agethe numeric age of a layer of rocks or fossils. It can be determined by using radiometric dating

          

  4. fossilsthe impressions of soft-bodied animals are left after the animals are covered by sediment

          

  5. copialitesThey can reveal details about the events that have occurred since its formation

          

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