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5 Matching questions

  1. eon
  2. mold
  3. geologic time scale
  4. fossils
  5. flora
  1. a the plants of a given region or period
  2. b the largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Phanerozoic
  3. c a vertical timeline representing events in Earth's history. It is divided into blocks of time that represent great changes in Earth's biodiversity
  4. d the impressions of soft-bodied animals are left after the animals are covered by sediment
  5. e They can reveal details about the events that have occurred since its formation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. fossilized in tar, or by freezing; provides nearly complete body fossils with flesh, hair, and internal organs
  2. the formation of new rock layers on top of older ones. It allows us to determine the relative age of rocks and fossils
  3. sand or other minerals fill the cavity-shaped mold and then harden over time, a replica of the original organism forms
  4. a method used to determine the absolute age of a rock by sing the rock's chemistry
  5. parts of organisms that remain intact after the soft organic materials have decomposed. EX: teeth, shells, skulls, skeletons

5 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

  3. trace fossilsThey can reveal details about the events that have occurred since its formation

          

  4. absolute agethe age of a rock layer, or the fossils it contains, compared to other layers

          

  5. erathe largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Phanerozoic