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Fossils Tell of Long Ago
Minerals
Dissolved
Imprint
Preserved
A natural substance from earth that is not an animal or plant
To become part of a liquid
A mark made my pressing
To save in good condition
Minerals
A natural substance from earth that is not an animal or plant
Dissolved
To become part of a liquid
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Fossils Tell of Long Ago
rot
weight
seeped
minerals
decay until nothing is left
how heavy is something
to leak into
something found under ground
rot
decay until nothing is left
weight
how heavy is something
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Fossils Tell of Long Ago
amber
ancient
arctic
coal
a hard, yellow material made of sticky sap that has become ha…
very old
the very cold area around the North Pole
a hard, black mineral that is burned as fuel
amber
a hard, yellow material made of sticky sap that has become ha…
ancient
very old
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Fossils Tell of Long Ago
preserved
amber
fossil
extinct
to protect against spoiling
a yellowish sap from plants that hardens and becomes a fossil
a plant, animal, or imprint that has turned into stone
not alive today; all members of the group or species have die…
preserved
to protect against spoiling
amber
a yellowish sap from plants that hardens and becomes a fossil
8 terms
Fossils tell us what happened in the past
What are fossils?
Where can I see examples of fossils?
What can dinosaur skeletons tell us?
What can dinosaur teeth and bones tell…
Fossils are the mineralised remains of dead plants or animals…
Museums e.g. Science Museum in London
How big the dinosaur was and what it looked like.
-The size of the dinosaur... -Distinctive features e.g horns or…
What are fossils?
Fossils are the mineralised remains of dead plants or animals…
Where can I see examples of fossils?
Museums e.g. Science Museum in London
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Chapter 5 Lesson 4 What can fossils tell us?
Fossil
Sediment
Sedimentary Rock
Decay
Preserved parts or traces of animals and plants that lived in…
Small pieces of rock and organic material.
Rock formed by layers of compressed organic and inorganic sed…
Rotting and breaking down of organic material into smaller pa…
Fossil
Preserved parts or traces of animals and plants that lived in…
Sediment
Small pieces of rock and organic material.
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SAS - V - Science - What fossils tell us.
life
paleontologists
plants and animals
woolly mammoth
Fossils can tell us about ______________ on Earth in the past.
Scientists who study fossils are called _____________________
Fossils show that some types of ______________________ have c…
The __________________________ is related to modern elephants.
life
Fossils can tell us about ______________ on Earth in the past.
paleontologists
Scientists who study fossils are called _____________________
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Chapter 5, Lesson 4 What can fossils tell us?
extinct
fossil
mold
cast
Refers to many kinds of plants and animals that lived long ag…
Remains or mark of a living thing from a long time ago.
An empty space found in rock in the shape of a living thing.
A copy of a mold's shape that is formed by hardened minerals.
extinct
Refers to many kinds of plants and animals that lived long ag…
fossil
Remains or mark of a living thing from a long time ago.
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What Do Fossils Tell Us About the past?
How do scientists know what Earth was…
What is a fossil?
List four types of fossils.
What three things do scientists learn…
They study fossils and give them clues.
The preserved traces and remains of an organism that lived lo…
1. Bones... 2. Shells ... 3. Teeth ... 4. Imprints
1. They learn how old they are.... 2. What they look like.... 3. Wh…
How do scientists know what Earth was…
They study fossils and give them clues.
What is a fossil?
The preserved traces and remains of an organism that lived lo…
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What do fossils tell us about earth? What do fossils tell us about life in the past?
Radioactive Atom-
Layers-
Fossils-
Index Fossil-
Determine how old a rock is.
-Sedimentary rock forms in layers.... -Older layers in the botto…
Scientist use the fossils found in the layers to help determi…
Fossils of an organism that lives during a relatively short t…
Radioactive Atom-
Determine how old a rock is.
Layers-
-Sedimentary rock forms in layers.... -Older layers in the botto…
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What Do Fossils Tell Us About Earth & Life In The Past?
Radioactive Atoms
Layers
Fossils
Index Fossil
Scientists measure rock samples to determine how old the rock…
Sedimentary rock form in layers, older layers are on the bott…
Scientists use layers to help find out how old the rock is.
Fossils that lived during a short time span and a fossil that…
Radioactive Atoms
Scientists measure rock samples to determine how old the rock…
Layers
Sedimentary rock form in layers, older layers are on the bott…
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SAS - V - Science - How rocks and fossils tell a story.
layers
sedimentary
history
living things - environments
Sedimentary rock forms in ___________________-
Many _________________ rocks contain fossils.
You can learn about ______________ by studying rocks and foss…
Studying rocks can tell how ______________ and ______________…
layers
Sedimentary rock forms in ___________________-
sedimentary
Many _________________ rocks contain fossils.
Chapter 8 Lessons 2 & 3 What do fossils tell us about Earth? What do fossils tell us about life in the past?
Radioactive Atoms
Layers
Fossils
Index Fossil
Scientists measure amounts of... radioactive atoms in rock... sampl…
Sedimentary rock forms in layers.... Older layers will be on bot…
Scientists use the fossils found in ... the layers to help deter…
Fossils of organism that lived... during a relatively short time…
Radioactive Atoms
Scientists measure amounts of... radioactive atoms in rock... sampl…
Layers
Sedimentary rock forms in layers.... Older layers will be on bot…
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Fossils key concept builder ... What does this tell the paleontologist?
A fossil looks like an organism that i…
A comparison is made of organisms toda…
Fossils of sea animals are present in…
Fossils of tropical plants are present…
That the two organisms might have lived in... The same environment
Tell them about the environments of ancient organisms
Tell them that most of the continent was under water 450 mill…
Tell them... That the earth was very warm
A fossil looks like an organism that i…
That the two organisms might have lived in... The same environment
A comparison is made of organisms toda…
Tell them about the environments of ancient organisms
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What do fossils tell us about the past, ch 7 lesson 3
Fossil
List 4 types of fossils
Paleontologist
Era
The preserved traces and remains of an organism that lived lo…
Bones, shells, teeth, imprints
A scientist that studies fossils
A major division of geologic time defined by vents that took…
Fossil
The preserved traces and remains of an organism that lived lo…
List 4 types of fossils
Bones, shells, teeth, imprints
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4th Grade Science - Chapter 9 - Lesson 3: What Do Fossils Tell About the Past
Why do scientists study fossils?
What clues do fossils give us?
What do you call a scientist that stud…
How do we find clues about earth's past?
To learn about earth's history and it's organisms
an organisms physical traits and it's behavior
a Paleontologist
by studying fossils
Why do scientists study fossils?
To learn about earth's history and it's organisms
What clues do fossils give us?
an organisms physical traits and it's behavior
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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…
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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-…
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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…
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Ch5 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 Homo sapiens with ana…
hominins dating from 500,000 to 200,000 years ago that posses…
the genus in which taxonomists place most early humans showin…
Acheulean tradition
a Lower Paleolithic stone-tool tradition associated with Homo…
anatomically modern human beings
hominin fossils assigned to the species Homo sapiens with ana…
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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…
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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…
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…
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.
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(A) Ch 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…
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…
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Anthropology: Chap. 5-What Can the Fossil Record Tell Us About Human Origins?
Acheulian tradition
Blades
Australopithecus
Bipedalism
a lower Paleolithic stone-tool tradition associated with Homo…
stone tools that are at least twice as long as they are wide
the genus to which taxonomists place most early hominins show…
walking on two feet rather than four
Acheulian tradition
a lower Paleolithic stone-tool tradition associated with Homo…
Blades
stone tools that are at least twice as long as they are wide
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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…
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ANTHRO 7: What is Evolution and How the Bible Tells us it's a Myth. Chapter 10: How the Story of Noah's Ark Proves that Fossils are Satan's Temptation.
S. tchadensis Time period
S. tchadensis ancestral features
S. t derived features
s. t habitat
7-6 mya
chimp sized brain... chimp like back skull
flat face, foramen magnum
forest and wooded grassland
S. tchadensis Time period
7-6 mya
S. tchadensis ancestral features
chimp sized brain... chimp like back skull
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Fossils
Fossils
Types of Fossils
Cast
Mold
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
Takes the same shape of the plant or animal. The space is som…
Looks like the shape of the living thing carved into a rock.…
Fossils
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
Types of Fossils
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
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Fossils
Fossil
Paleontologist
Petrification
Mold
Any remains or trace of a formerly living organism preserved…
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
The process by which organic material is turned into stone.
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
Fossil
Any remains or trace of a formerly living organism preserved…
Paleontologist
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
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Fossils
Fossil
Paleontologist
Petrification
Mold
Any remains or trace of a formerly living organism preserved…
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
The process by which organic material is turned into stone.
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
Fossil
Any remains or trace of a formerly living organism preserved…
Paleontologist
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
16 terms
Fossils
Fossil
Sedimentary Rock
Buried Quickly
Mold Fossil
a trace or remain of something from long ago
Rock that forms as loose materials get compacted and cemented…
For an organism to fossilize, it must be ____ ____ after it d…
An empty shape left by decayed organism in a sedimentary rock.
Fossil
a trace or remain of something from long ago
Sedimentary Rock
Rock that forms as loose materials get compacted and cemented…
20 terms
Fossils - TERMS
Fossil
Paleontologist
Petrification
Mold
Any remains or trace of a formerly living organism preserved…
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
The process by which organic material is turned into stone.
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
Fossil
Any remains or trace of a formerly living organism preserved…
Paleontologist
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
20 terms
Fossils
Fossil
Paleontologist
Petrification
Mold
Any remains or trace of a formerly living organism preserved…
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
The process by which organic material is turned into stone.
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
Fossil
Any remains or trace of a formerly living organism preserved…
Paleontologist
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
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Fossils
Fossils
Types of Fossils
Cast
Mold
the remains of a once living thing that died long ago
Cast... Mold... Animal - bones/teeth... Plant - mostly imprints... Amber…
Takes the same shape of the plant or animal. The space is som…
Looks like the shape of the living thing carved into a rock.…
Fossils
the remains of a once living thing that died long ago
Types of Fossils
Cast... Mold... Animal - bones/teeth... Plant - mostly imprints... Amber…
14 terms
Fossils
Fossils
Types of Fossils
Cast
Mould
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
Takes the same shape of the plant or animal. The space is som…
Looks like the shape of the living thing carved into a rock.…
Fossils
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
Types of Fossils
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
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Fossils
Fossil
Sedimentary Rock
Index Fossil
Petrified Fossil
The preserved remains or traces of a once-living organism
Where fossils are most often found
Found around the world in the rock layers of only one geologi…
Form when minerals replace all or part of an organism
Fossil
The preserved remains or traces of a once-living organism
Sedimentary Rock
Where fossils are most often found
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Fossils
Fossils
Types of Fossils
Cast
Mold
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
Takes the same shape of the plant or animal. The space is som…
Looks like the shape of the living thing carved into a rock.…
Fossils
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
Types of Fossils
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
13 terms
Fossils
Fossils
Types of Fossils
Cast
Mold
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
Takes the same shape of the plant or animal. The space is som…
Looks like the shape of the living thing carved into a rock.…
Fossils
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
Types of Fossils
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
13 terms
Fossils
Fossils
Types of Fossils
Cast
Mold
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
Takes the same shape of the plant or animal. The space is som…
Looks like the shape of the living thing carved into a rock.…
Fossils
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
Types of Fossils
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
15 terms
Fossils
Fossils
Types of Fossils
Cast
Mold
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
Takes the same shape of the plant or animal. The space is som…
Looks like the shape of the living thing carved into a rock.…
Fossils
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
Types of Fossils
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
12 terms
Fossils
Fossils
Types of Fossils
Cast
Mold
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
Takes the same shape of the plant or animal. The space is som…
Looks like the shape of the living thing carved into a rock.…
Fossils
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
Types of Fossils
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
16 terms
Fossils
Fossils
Types of Fossils
Cast
Mold
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
Takes the same shape of the plant or animal. The space is som…
Looks like the shape of the living thing carved into a rock.…
Fossils
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
Types of Fossils
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
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fossils
FOSSIL
PERMINERALIZED REMAINS
mold
cast
A preserved remnant or impression of an organism that lived i…
fossils in which the original materials in an organism are fi…
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
a fossil formed when an animal or pant or other organism dies
FOSSIL
A preserved remnant or impression of an organism that lived i…
PERMINERALIZED REMAINS
fossils in which the original materials in an organism are fi…
13 terms
Fossils
Fossils
Types of Fossils
Cast
Mold
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
Takes the same shape of the plant or animal. The space is som…
Looks like the shape of the living thing carved into a rock.…
Fossils
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
Types of Fossils
1. Bones, shells, or other physical remains. 2. Impressions,…
16 terms
Fossils
Fossil
Sedimentary Rock
Buried Quickly
Mold Fossil
a trace or remain of something from long ago
Rock that forms as loose materials get compacted and cemented…
For an organism to fossilize, it must be ____ ____ after it d…
An empty shape left by decayed organism in a sedimentary rock.
Fossil
a trace or remain of something from long ago
Sedimentary Rock
Rock that forms as loose materials get compacted and cemented…
12 terms
Fossils
paleontologist
fossils
skeleton
extinct
a scientist who studies dinosaurs
remains of living things from a long time ago
a full set of dinosaur bones
living things no longer on Earth
paleontologist
a scientist who studies dinosaurs
fossils
remains of living things from a long time ago
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Fossils
hard
quickly
dead
rocks
Fossils form from mostly _______ parts
Fossils form when parts are _________ protected
Fossils form from ______, but once living organisms
Not all ________ contain fossils
hard
Fossils form from mostly _______ parts
quickly
Fossils form when parts are _________ protected
15 terms
Fossils
Fossil
Paleontologist
Petrification
Mold
Any remains or trace of a formerly living organism preserved…
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
The process by which organic material is turned into stone.
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
Fossil
Any remains or trace of a formerly living organism preserved…
Paleontologist
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
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