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5 Matching questions

  1. eon
  2. absolute age
  3. trace fossils
  4. altered remains
  5. remains corbody fossils
  1. a tracks, trails, burrows, boring, nests
  2. b parts of organisms that remain intact after the soft organic materials have decomposed. EX: teeth, shells, skulls, skeletons
  3. c the numeric age of a layer of rocks or fossils. It can be determined by using radiometric dating
  4. d the largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Phanerozoic
  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. They can reveal details about the events that have occurred since its formation
  2. the third largest division of time in the Geologic Time Scale EX: Cretaceous
  3. fossilized feces; provides important information about the diet and size of the animal that produced them
  4. fossilized in tar, or by freezing; provides nearly complete body fossils with flesh, hair, and internal organs
  5. the animals of a given region or period

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. radiometric datinga method used to determine the absolute age of a rock by sing the rock's chemistry

          

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

          

  4. fossil recordsall of the fossils that have existed throughout Earth's history, wether they are in the ground or are in a museum

          

  5. Law of superpositionfossilized in tar, or by freezing; provides nearly complete body fossils with flesh, hair, and internal organs