# Study sets matching "chapter 12 history life"

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fossil

organism

mineral

sediment

something (such as a leaf, skeleton, or footprint) that is fro…

an individual living thing

a substance (such as quartz, coal, petroleum, salt, etc.) that…

tiny rock particles

fossil

something (such as a leaf, skeleton, or footprint) that is fro…

organism

an individual living thing

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Radiometric dating

Isotopes

Half Life

Estimated the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

Technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isotope…

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

Estimated the time during which an organism lived by comparing…

Radiometric dating

Technique that uses the natural decay rate of unstable isotope…

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.

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…

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

A technique used to determine which of two fossils is older

Dating using decay of radioactive isotopes.

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

The time required for one half of the atoms of a radioisotope…

relative dating

A technique used to determine which of two fossils is older

radiometric dating

Dating using decay of radioactive isotopes.

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

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

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 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 (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

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

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

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

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 for half or a sample of a radioactive isotope to brea…

relative dating

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

radiometric dating

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

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…