Science WIN vocab!
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A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
small pieces of rock
a rock that forms from compressed or cemented layers of sediment
rock that forms when melted rock cools and hardens
rock that has been changed by heat and pressure
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in rock.
A complex molecule containing the genes that provide information to make you who you are
Theory of Evolution
states that organisms change and develop over a long time to adapt to their environments
the process through which living tissue becomes a fossil, involving the absorption and hardening of minerals
the study of fossils
the study of the origin, history, and structure of Earth
layers of sedimentary rock
an animal whose body temperature varies with the temperature of its surroundings (cod-blooded)
An animal whose body temperature stays the same, no matter the surroundings (warm-blooded)
A consumer that eats only animals.
A consumer that eats only plants.
An animal that eats both plants and animals
An animal that hunts other animals for food
Animal hunted or caught for food
A theory stating that the earth's surface is broken into plates that move.
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