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5 Matching questions

  1. flora
  2. geologic time scale
  3. unaltered remains
  4. fossil records
  5. eon
  1. a the largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Phanerozoic
  2. b all of the fossils that have existed throughout Earth's history, wether they are in the ground or are in a museum
  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 fossil retains the organism's original structure and composition; it remains unchanged (EX: complete insect in amber
  5. e the plants of a given region or period

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the formation of new rock layers on top of older ones. It allows us to determine the relative age of rocks and fossils
  2. fossilized in tar, or by freezing; provides nearly complete body fossils with flesh, hair, and internal organs
  3. the animals of a given region or period
  4. sand or other minerals fill the cavity-shaped mold and then harden over time, a replica of the original organism forms
  5. the numeric age of a layer of rocks or fossils. It can be determined by using radiometric dating

5 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

  3. remains corbody fossilstracks, trails, burrows, boring, nests

          

  4. copialitessand or other minerals fill the cavity-shaped mold and then harden over time, a replica of the original organism forms

          

  5. altered remainsfossil retains the organism's original structure and composition; it remains unchanged (EX: complete insect in amber