science ch 11a
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sedimentary rock formed from sand deposits.
sedimentary rock formed from clay deposits
the kind of rock that you are most likely to find fossils in
someone who studies ancient life
the process of changing the hard parts of the remains of an animal or plant with minerals
the science of studying ancient life
sedimentary rock formed from deposits of shells
preserved in hot, dry conditions
fossils such as footprints, burrows, and droppings
a fossil that looks like a spiral or a ram horns
a permineralized piece of wood
a kind of fossil where an animal or plant leaves only its body impression in the mud
preserved in ice or snow
kinds of animals most likely to be preserved
some insects fossils are trapped in this rock made from tree sap
why do the la brea tar pit fossils represent a local community of plants and animals.
they can from a small area around the pit, fossils were preserved not to long ago as other groups.
is a chicken bone found in a waste dump a fossil
no it was not preserved or trapped over time.
which kind of fossilization process leaves behind a 3d shape of an organism made out of minerals
petrified fossils/ casts
what happens to the remains of all living organism when they die
they decay or eaten by scavengers
what fossil evidence supports rapid and recent burial
detailed of skin and soft tissues in the bone
where can we find fossils
sedimentary rocks, amber, ice,
why would evolutionist explain problems with the existence of soft tissue in a mineralized fossil
they believe that it millions of years which is impossible
t or f a trace fossil is an impression of an organism that remains after the original material decays dissolves