How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "fossil record chapter 5"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "fossil record chapter 5"

11 terms
Chapter 5: The Fossil Record
petrified fossil
mold
cast
relative dating
A fossil formed when minerals replace all or part of an organ…
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
A type of fossil that forms when a mold becomes filled in wit…
A technique used to determine which of two fossils is older
petrified fossil
A fossil formed when minerals replace all or part of an organ…
mold
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
11 terms
Chapter 5: The Fossil Record
petrified fossil
mold
cast
relative dating
A fossil formed when minerals replace all or part of an organ…
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
A type of fossil that forms when a mold becomes filled in wit…
A technique used to determine which of two fossils is older
petrified fossil
A fossil formed when minerals replace all or part of an organ…
mold
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
Chapter 5-Fossil records
*Hominin vs. hominind?
--> material evidence for macroevoluti…
--> HOMININ EVOLUTION:... -what is a hom…
-->4 MAJOR TRENDS WE WILL BE DISCUSSING?
hominin= info based on genetics... hominind= info based on fossi…
1) the study of fossil remains... 2) the study of comparative an…
-bipedal hominoid... -in Africa (5-10 mya)... -humans & near humans
1) bipedalism... 2)distinctive dentition... 3)expanded brains... 4)cul…
*Hominin vs. hominind?
hominin= info based on genetics... hominind= info based on fossi…
--> material evidence for macroevoluti…
1) the study of fossil remains... 2) the study of comparative an…
35 terms
Chapter 5.2: The Fossil Record
fossils
fossil
sedimentary rock
petrified fossils
what can form when organisms die and become buried in sedimen…
the preserved remains of an organism that lived in the past
what type of rock are fossils found in?
fossils that form when the remains of an organism are changed…
fossils
what can form when organisms die and become buried in sedimen…
fossil
the preserved remains of an organism that lived in the past
30 terms
Anthropology Chapter 5: interpreting groups in the fossil record
Sexual Dimorphism
Intraspecific
Interspecific
Paleospecies
Differences in physical characteristics between males and fem…
Variation seen within the same species.
Variation between those in difference species.
Species defined from fossil evidence, often covering a long t…
Sexual Dimorphism
Differences in physical characteristics between males and fem…
Intraspecific
Variation seen within the same species.
17 terms
Ch.5 Vocabulary "The Fossil Record"
uniformitarianism
catastrophism
relative age
relative dating
a principle that geologic processes occurred in the past can…
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
the approximate age of fossils or other objects in rock layer…
any method of determining whether an event or object is young…
uniformitarianism
a principle that geologic processes occurred in the past can…
catastrophism
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
19 terms
5.3 The Fossil Record
The formation of any fossil is
Most fossils form when organisms that…
petrified fossil
mold fossil
a rare event.
become buried in sediments.
formed when minerals replace all or part of an organism.
formed when a shell or other hard part of an organism dissolv…
The formation of any fossil is
a rare event.
Most fossils form when organisms that…
become buried in sediments.
9 terms
Chapter 9- The Fossil Record
Eon
Era
Period
Epoch
the longest time periods (billions of years)
hundreds of millions of years in length; marked by mass extin…
tens of millions of years long
divisions of the most recent periods; several million years l…
Eon
the longest time periods (billions of years)
Era
hundreds of millions of years in length; marked by mass extin…
17 terms
BE5 Fossil Record
About how many years ago did dinosaurs…
When scientists look at which layer of…
What type of scientists use fossils to…
When a species dies out completely we…
65.5 million years ago
relative dating
paleontologists
extinct
About how many years ago did dinosaurs…
65.5 million years ago
When scientists look at which layer of…
relative dating
21 terms
5.3 Fossil Record
Most fossils form when
Most fossils form in
Petrified fossil
Mold fossil
organisms that die become buried in sediments.
sedimentary rock
forms when minerals replace all or part of an organism.
forms when a shell or other hard part of an organism dissolve…
Most fossils form when
organisms that die become buried in sediments.
Most fossils form in
sedimentary rock
9 terms
Chapter 9- The Fossil Record
Eon
Era
Period
Epoch
the longest time periods (billions of years)
hundreds of millions of years in length; marked by mass extin…
tens of millions of years long
divisions of the most recent periods; several million years l…
Eon
the longest time periods (billions of years)
Era
hundreds of millions of years in length; marked by mass extin…
31 terms
Chapter 5: Rocks, Fossils and Time Making Sense of the Geologic Record
angular unconformity
biostratigraphic unit
biozone
body fossil
An unconfomrity below which strata dip at a steeper angle tha…
A unit of sedimentary rock defined solely by its fossil conte…
A general term referring to all biostratigraphic units such a…
The shells, teeth, bones, or (rarely) the soft parts of organ…
angular unconformity
An unconfomrity below which strata dip at a steeper angle tha…
biostratigraphic unit
A unit of sedimentary rock defined solely by its fossil conte…
22 terms
July 7-Chapter 5-Human Origins+fossil records
Bipedalism
early hominins
hominins developed changes:
habitual bipedalism
apes that walk on 2 legs
australopithecus
teeth, expanded brains, reliance on tools+langauge
all humans are linked by
Bipedalism
apes that walk on 2 legs
early hominins
australopithecus
22 terms
Chapter 12 The Fossil Record
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…
an atom that has the same number of protons (or the same atom…
The time required for half of a sample of a radioactive isoto…
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…
16 terms
Chapter 6.1 The fossil record
Fossil Record
Mold
Cast
Trace Fossil
record of all the fossils ever discovered on Earth
the impression of an organism in a rock
a fossil copy of an organism made when a mold of the organism…
the preserved evidence of the activity of an organism
Fossil Record
record of all the fossils ever discovered on Earth
Mold
the impression of an organism in a rock
Ch5 Interpreting. The. Fossil. Record
Day 1
Day. 2
Day 3
Day 4
Heaven, earth,, light darkness
Sky, water
Lan, vegetation
Stars, Moon,, Sun
Day 1
Heaven, earth,, light darkness
Day. 2
Sky, water
11 terms
5.3 Fossil Record
Petrified Fossil
Mold
Cast
Relative dating
A fossil formed when minerals replace part or all of an organ…
A type of fossil formed when the shell or other hard part of…
A type of fossil that forms when a mold becomes filled with m…
A technique used to determine which of two fossils is older
Petrified Fossil
A fossil formed when minerals replace part or all of an organ…
Mold
A type of fossil formed when the shell or other hard part of…
The Fossil Record #5
Record of macroevolution
Morphospecies
Taphonomy
Fossil
speciation, morphological change, extinction
recognizing species based on morphology/anatomy
study of the fossilization process
any trace left by an organism in the past
Record of macroevolution
speciation, morphological change, extinction
Morphospecies
recognizing species based on morphology/anatomy
56 terms
Health Record Chapter 5
Activities of daily living (ADL)
Advance directive
Ancillary services
Autopsy report
Basic activities such as self-care, including the ability to…
A written document that describes the patient's healthcare pr…
Procedures such as laboratory and imaging that are performed…
A description of the examination of a patient's body after he…
Activities of daily living (ADL)
Basic activities such as self-care, including the ability to…
Advance directive
A written document that describes the patient's healthcare pr…
10 terms
5.3 The Fossil Record
Petrified fossil
Mold
Cast
Relative dating
A fossil formed when minerals replace all or part of an organ…
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
A type of fossil that forms when a mold becomes filled in wit…
A technique used to determine which of two fossils is older.
Petrified fossil
A fossil formed when minerals replace all or part of an organ…
Mold
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
20 terms
5.3 The Fossil Record
The formation of any fossil is
Most fossils form when organisms that…
mold fossil
cast fossil
a rare event.
become buried in sediments.
formed when a shell or other hard part of an organism dissolv…
forms when a mold becomes filled in with minerals that then h…
The formation of any fossil is
a rare event.
Most fossils form when organisms that…
become buried in sediments.
10 terms
Lesson 5 The Fossil Record
The statement that in a conformable se…
The geologic column and relative geolo…
A group is a lithostratigraphic unit c…
An erosional surface cut into plutonic…
Walther's law
superposition and faunal succession
two formations
nonconformity
The statement that in a conformable se…
Walther's law
The geologic column and relative geolo…
superposition and faunal succession
chapter 17 - The fossil record
paleontologists
fossil record
extinct
relative dating
scientists who study fossils
information about past life, including the structure of organ…
no longer existing or living
method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pl…
paleontologists
scientists who study fossils
fossil record
information about past life, including the structure of organ…
31 terms
Chapter 5: Rocks, Fossils and Time Making Sense of the Geologic Record
angular unconformity
biostratigraphic unit
biozone
body fossil
An unconfomrity below which strata dip at a steeper angle tha…
A unit of sedimentary rock defined solely by its fossil conte…
A general term referring to all biostratigraphic units such a…
The shells, teeth, bones, or (rarely) the soft parts of organ…
angular unconformity
An unconfomrity below which strata dip at a steeper angle tha…
biostratigraphic unit
A unit of sedimentary rock defined solely by its fossil conte…
20 terms
Chapter 17 Fossil Record
fossil record
paleontologist
extinct
sedimentary rock
provides evidence about the history of life on earth , shows…
scientist who study fossils
species died out
formed from exposure to rain, heat, wind and cold breaks down…
fossil record
provides evidence about the history of life on earth , shows…
paleontologist
scientist who study fossils
23 terms
Chapter 5: What Can The Fossil Record Tell Us About Human Origins?
Acheulean tradition
anatomically modern human beings
archaic Homo sapiens
Australopithecus
A Lower Paleolithic stone-tool tradition associated with Homo…
Hominin fossils assigned to the species H. sapiens with anato…
Hominins dating from 500,000 to 200,000 years ago that posses…
The genus to which taxonomists place most early hominins show…
Acheulean tradition
A Lower Paleolithic stone-tool tradition associated with Homo…
anatomically modern human beings
Hominin fossils assigned to the species H. sapiens with anato…
10 terms
5.3 The Fossil Record
Petrified Fossil
Mold
Cast
Relative dating
Fossils that from by minerals replacing the remains changing…
A hollow space in sediment in the shape of an organism or par…
A copy of the shape of the organism that made the mold
Determines which of the two fossils is older
Petrified Fossil
Fossils that from by minerals replacing the remains changing…
Mold
A hollow space in sediment in the shape of an organism or par…
11 terms
5.3 The Fossil Record
Petrified Fossil
Mold
Cast
Relative Dating
A fossil formed when minerals replace all or part of an organ…
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
A type of fossil that forms when a mold becomes filled in wit…
A technique used to determine which of two fossils is older.
Petrified Fossil
A fossil formed when minerals replace all or part of an organ…
Mold
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
19 terms
5.3 The Fossil Record
The formation of any fossil is
Most fossils form when organisms that…
petrified fossil
mold fossil
a rare event.
become buried in sediments.
formed when minerals replace all or part of an organism.
formed when a shell or other hard part of an organism dissolv…
The formation of any fossil is
a rare event.
Most fossils form when organisms that…
become buried in sediments.
18 terms
Chapter 5: What can the fossil record tell us about human origins?
cranial capacity
homo habilis
oldowan tradition
taphonomy
the size of braincase
the species of large-brained, gracile hominins 2 million year…
a stone-tool tradition named after the Olduvai Gorge (Tanzani…
the study of various processes that objects undergo in the co…
cranial capacity
the size of braincase
homo habilis
the species of large-brained, gracile hominins 2 million year…
94 terms
Chapter 17 Fossil record
How do scientists read past lives?
Definition of "Paleontologist"
What can fossils tell us?
What is the fossil record?
They observe history in the sap of ancient trees, peat bogs a…
A scientist who studies, and classifies fossils
1) structure of organisms... 2) What they ate... 3)What ate them... 4)…
It provides the history of life on Earth. Also shows how diff…
How do scientists read past lives?
They observe history in the sap of ancient trees, peat bogs a…
Definition of "Paleontologist"
A scientist who studies, and classifies fossils
19 terms
Chapter 5: What Can the Fossil Record Tell Us about Human Origins?
bipedalism
Oldowan tradition
taphonomy
Homo habilis
walking on two feet rather than four
style of stone-toolmaking that consist of cores (tennis ball-…
study of various processes that bones and stones undergo in t…
"handy man," skull with a cranial capacity of 680 cm cubed di…
bipedalism
walking on two feet rather than four
Oldowan tradition
style of stone-toolmaking that consist of cores (tennis ball-…
23 terms
Chapter 5: What can the fossil record tell us about human origins?
Bipedalism
Mosaic Evolution
Omnivorous
Australopithecus
Walking on two rather than four
A phenotypic pattern that shows how different traits of an or…
Eating a wide range of plant and animal foods
The genus in which taxonomists place most early hominins show…
Bipedalism
Walking on two rather than four
Mosaic Evolution
A phenotypic pattern that shows how different traits of an or…
23 terms
Chapter 5: What Can the Fossil Record Tell Us About Human Origins?
bipedalism
mosaic evolution
omnivorous
gracile australopithecines
walking on two feet rather than four
a phenotypic pattern that shows how different traits of an or…
eating a wide range of plant and animal foods
members of the species Australopithecus africanus that had sm…
bipedalism
walking on two feet rather than four
mosaic evolution
a phenotypic pattern that shows how different traits of an or…
17 terms
BE5 Fossil Record
About how many years ago did dinosaurs…
When scientists look at which layer of…
What type of scientists use fossils to…
When a species dies out completely we…
65.5 million years ago
relative dating
paleontologists
extinct
About how many years ago did dinosaurs…
65.5 million years ago
When scientists look at which layer of…
relative dating
23 terms
Chapter 5: What Can the Fossil Record Tell Us about Human Origins?
Bipedalism
Mosaic evolution
Omnivorous
Australopithecus
Walking on two feet rather than four
A phenotypic pattern that shows how different traits of an or…
Eating a wide range of plant and animal foods
The genus in which taxonomists place most early hominins show…
Bipedalism
Walking on two feet rather than four
Mosaic evolution
A phenotypic pattern that shows how different traits of an or…
18 terms
chapter 8: the fossil record
fossil; what information can we get fr…
relative vs. absolute dating
stratigraphy; principles of superposit…
biostratigraphy
...
...
...
...
fossil; what information can we get fr…
...
relative vs. absolute dating
...
23 terms
Chapter 5: What Can the Fossil Record Tell Us about Human Origins?
Bipedalism
Mosaic evolution
Omnivorous
Australopithecus
Walking on two feet rather than four
A phenotypic pattern that shows how different traits of an or…
Eating a wide range of plant and animal foods
The genus in which taxonomists place most early hominins show…
Bipedalism
Walking on two feet rather than four
Mosaic evolution
A phenotypic pattern that shows how different traits of an or…
43 terms
chapter 17 - The fossil record
paleontologists
fossil record
extinct
relative dating
scientists who study fossils
information about past life, including the structure of organ…
no longer existing or living
method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pl…
paleontologists
scientists who study fossils
fossil record
information about past life, including the structure of organ…
25 terms
Chapter 3: Rock and Fossil Record
Uniformitarianism
Catastrophism
Paleontology
Modern Geology
The principle that states that geological processes that occu…
A principle that states geologic changes occurs suddenly
The scientific study of past life (fossils)
The combination of both uniformitarianism and catastrophism
Uniformitarianism
The principle that states that geological processes that occu…
Catastrophism
A principle that states geologic changes occurs suddenly
25 terms
Chapter 17- The Fossil Record
Paleontologists
Fossil Record
Extinct
Relative Dating
Study fossils
Total number of fossils that have been discovered as well as…
When there are no more individuals of the species living anyw…
determined age of a fossil by comparing its placement of foss…
Paleontologists
Study fossils
Fossil Record
Total number of fossils that have been discovered as well as…
8 terms
Anthropology chapter 5 What can the fossil record tell us about human origins .
Archaic Homo sapiens
Bipedalism
Early stone Age
Homo erectus
Hominins dating from 500,000 to 200,000 years ago that posses…
Walking on two feet rather than four.
The name given to the period of Oldowan and Acheulean stone t…
The species of large-brained, robust hominins that lived betw…
Archaic Homo sapiens
Hominins dating from 500,000 to 200,000 years ago that posses…
Bipedalism
Walking on two feet rather than four.
23 terms
Chapter 5: What Can the Fossil Record Tell Us about Human Origins?
bipedalism
mosaic evolution
omnivorous
Australopithecus
walking on two feet rather than four
a phenotypic pattern that shows how different traits of an or…
eating a wide range of plant and animal foods
the genus in which taxonomists place most early hominins show…
bipedalism
walking on two feet rather than four
mosaic evolution
a phenotypic pattern that shows how different traits of an or…
34 terms
Chapter 8 - The Fossil Record
Paleoanthropology
Relative dating
Chronometric dating
B.P.
The study of primate and human evolution.
A comparative method of dating the older of two or more fossi…
The method of estimating the specific date of fossils or sites.
Before present, the internationally accepted form of designat…
Paleoanthropology
The study of primate and human evolution.
Relative dating
A comparative method of dating the older of two or more fossi…
Chapter 17:The Fossil Record
Paleontologist
Fossil Record
Relative Dating
Radioactive Dating
scientist who studies fossils
provides evidence about the history of life on earth... -how org…
fossils in lower layers of rocks are older relative to the fo…
calculate age of organism based on the amount remaining of an…
Paleontologist
scientist who studies fossils
Fossil Record
provides evidence about the history of life on earth... -how org…
49 terms
Chapter 8 The Fossil Record
Lucy
By what main means can we further unde…
Paleoanthropology
What methods can we use to learn when…
One of the most famous fossils in human evolution, "She" is a…
We can derive clues baout human evolution from the fossil rec…
the study of primate and human evolution
Relative dating and chronometric dating allow us to determine…
Lucy
One of the most famous fossils in human evolution, "She" is a…
By what main means can we further unde…
We can derive clues baout human evolution from the fossil rec…
22 terms
Chapter 6: The Rock and Fossil Record
uniformitarianism
catastrophism
paleontolgy
relative dating
a principle that states that geologic processes that occurred…
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
the scientific study of fossils
any method of determining whether an event or object is older…
uniformitarianism
a principle that states that geologic processes that occurred…
catastrophism
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
24 terms
Chapter 6 Rock & Fossil Record
uniformitarianism
catastrophism
relative dating
superposition
a principle that states that the same geologic processes shap…
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
determining whether an object or event is older or younger th…
a principle that states that younger rocks lie above older ro…
uniformitarianism
a principle that states that the same geologic processes shap…
catastrophism
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
45 terms
The Fossil Record Chapter Vocab
Uniformitarianism
Catastrophism
Relative age
Law of superposition
The belief that geologic processes occur at the same rate thr…
The belief that catastrophes and only catastrophes were invol…
the approximate age of fossils or other objects in rock layer…
When you have sedimentary rock layers, the oldest ones are on…
Uniformitarianism
The belief that geologic processes occur at the same rate thr…
Catastrophism
The belief that catastrophes and only catastrophes were invol…
1 of 10