# Study sets matching "chapter 12 history life"

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Relative Dating

Radiometric dating

Isotope

index fossil

Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pla…

the process of measuring the absolute age of geologic material…

Atoms of the same element that have different numbers of neutr…

a fossil known to have lived in a particular geologic age that…

Relative Dating

Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pla…

Radiometric dating

the process of measuring the absolute age of geologic material…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotopes

half-life

estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

a technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

atoms of an element that have the same number of protons but a…

the amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sampl…

relative dating

estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

radiometric dating

a technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

Benthos

Burgess shale biota

Carnivore-scavenger

Herbivore

All bottom-dwelling marine organisms that live on the seafloor…

One of the best examples of preserved soft bodied flora and fa…

Any animal that eats other animals, living or dead, as a sourc…

An animal dependent on vegetation as a source of nutrients.

Benthos

All bottom-dwelling marine organisms that live on the seafloor…

Burgess shale biota

One of the best examples of preserved soft bodied flora and fa…

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relative dating

radiometric dating

isotopes

half-life

estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

a technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

atoms of an element that have the same number of protons but a…

the amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sampl…

relative dating

estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

radiometric dating

a technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

geology

rock cycle

superposition

relative dating

The study of Earth's formation and structure.... science dealing…

The formation and recycling of rocks.

The principle that states the layers of sedimentary rock that…

A method of sequencing prehistoric events in the order in whic…

geology

The study of Earth's formation and structure.... science dealing…

rock cycle

The formation and recycling of rocks.

Permineralization

Natural Casts

Trace Fossils

Amber-preserved Fossils

Occurs when minerals carried by water are deposited around a h…

Form when flowing water removed all of the original bone or ti…

Record the activity of an organism. They include nests, burrow…

Are organisms that become trapped in tree resin that hardens i…

Permineralization

Occurs when minerals carried by water are deposited around a h…

Natural Casts

Form when flowing water removed all of the original bone or ti…

geology

rock cycle

superposition

relative dating

The study of Earth's formation and structure.... science dealing…

The formation and recycling of rocks.

The principle that states the layers of sedimentary rock that…

A method of sequencing prehistoric events in the order in whic…

geology

The study of Earth's formation and structure.... science dealing…

rock cycle

The formation and recycling of rocks.

Permineralization

Most fossils form in

Relative Dating

Radiometric Dating

Occurs when minerals carried by water are deposited around a h…

Sedimentary Rock

estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

uses the natural decay rate of unstable isotopes found in mate…

Permineralization

Occurs when minerals carried by water are deposited around a h…

Most fossils form in

Sedimentary Rock

Relative Dating

Radiometric Dating

Isotope

Half Life

Estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

A technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

Atoms of an element that have the same number of protons but a…

The amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sampl…

Relative Dating

Estimates the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

Radiometric Dating

A technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

relative dating

absolute dating

half life

isotope

the science of determining the relative order of past events (…

determining a numerical date for the age of an object

the time for half the parent isotope to decay into daughter is…

two atoms that have the same number of protons but different n…

relative dating

the science of determining the relative order of past events (…

absolute dating

determining a numerical date for the age of an object

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pla…

the process of measuring the absolute age of geologic material…

Atoms of the same element that have different numbers of neutr…

Length of time required for half of the radioactive atoms in a…

relative dating

Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pla…

radiometric dating

the process of measuring the absolute age of geologic material…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

a method of determining whether an event or object, such as a…

a method of determining the absolute age of an object, often b…

an atom that has the same number of protons (or the same atomi…

the time required for half of a sample of a radioactive isotop…

relative dating

a method of determining whether an event or object, such as a…

radiometric dating

a method of determining the absolute age of an object, often b…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

form of an element that has the same number of protons but dif…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope a sample to de…

relative dating

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

radiometric dating

technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

Relative dating

Radiometric dating

Isotope

Half-life

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

technique that measures the natural decay rate of isotopes to…

form of an element that has the same number of protons but a d…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sample to…

Relative dating

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

Radiometric dating

technique that measures the natural decay rate of isotopes to…

Relative dating

Radiometric dating

Isotope

Half-life

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

technique that measures the natural decay rate of isotopes to…

form of an element that has the same number of protons but a d…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sample to…

Relative dating

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

Radiometric dating

technique that measures the natural decay rate of isotopes to…

Relative dating

Radiometric dating

Isotope

Half-life

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

technique that measures the natural decay rate of isotopes to…

form of an element that has the same number of protons but a d…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sample to…

Relative dating

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

Radiometric dating

technique that measures the natural decay rate of isotopes to…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pla…

the process of measuring the absolute age of geologic material…

Atoms of the same element that have different numbers of neutr…

Length of time required for half of the radioactive atoms in a…

relative dating

Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pla…

radiometric dating

the process of measuring the absolute age of geologic material…

Relative Dating

Radiometric Dating

Isotope

Half-life

Estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

Technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

Form of an element that has the same number of protons but a d…

Amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sample to…

Relative Dating

Estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

Radiometric Dating

Technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

a method of determining whether an event or object, such as a…

a method of determining the absolute age of an object, often b…

an atom that has the same number of protons as other atoms of…

the time required for half a sample of a radioactive isotope t…

relative dating

a method of determining whether an event or object, such as a…

radiometric dating

a method of determining the absolute age of an object, often b…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

form of an element that has the same number of protons but dif…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope a sample to de…

relative dating

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

radiometric dating

technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

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Relative Dating

Radio metric dating

Isotopes

Half-life

Estimating the time during which an organism lived by comparin…

A technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

Atoms of an element that have the same number of protons but a…

The amount of time it takes for half of the isotope in a sampl…

Relative Dating

Estimating the time during which an organism lived by comparin…

Radio metric dating

A technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isoto…

1.relative dating

2.radiometric dating

3.isotope

4.half-life

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

form of an element that has the same number of protons but dif…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope a sample to de…

1.relative dating

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

2.radiometric dating

technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

relative dating

radiometric dating

isotope

half-life

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

form of an element that has the same number of protons but dif…

amount of time it takes for half of the isotope a sample to de…

relative dating

estimate of the age of a fossil based on the location of fossi…

radiometric dating

technique that uses the natural decay rate of isotopes to calc…

geology

rock cycle

superposition

relative dating

The study of Earth's formation and structure.... science dealing…

The formation and recycling of rocks.

The principle that states the layers of sedimentary rock that…

A method of sequencing prehistoric events in the order in whic…

geology

The study of Earth's formation and structure.... science dealing…

rock cycle

The formation and recycling of rocks.