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8 terms
Fossils
fossil
absolute age
relative age
flora
Preserved remains or traces of living things.
The numeric age of a layer of rocks or fossils. It can be det…
Describes the age of an object or event compared to another o…
All plant life in a particular region or period.
fossil
Preserved remains or traces of living things.
absolute age
The numeric age of a layer of rocks or fossils. It can be det…
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,…
11 terms
FOSSILS
petrified fossils
trace fossils
mold and cast fossils
preserved fossils
fossils in which minerals replace all or part of an organism;…
any indirect evidence of life preserved as an impression in r…
Hard cast and hollow mold of the organism; the cast is the op…
Preserved organism trapped in sap, ice or tar; organism has l…
petrified fossils
fossils in which minerals replace all or part of an organism;…
trace fossils
any indirect evidence of life preserved as an impression in r…
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…
10 terms
Fossils
fossil
sediment
Sedimentary rock
imprint
the preserved parts or traces of animals and plants that live…
small pieces of rock
Rock layers of compressed organic and inorganic sediments
a mark or depression made by pressure
fossil
the preserved parts or traces of animals and plants that live…
sediment
small pieces of rock
10 terms
Fossils
fossil
sediment
Sedimentary rock
imprint
the preserved parts or traces of animals and plants that live…
small pieces of rock
Rock layers of compressed organic and inorganic sediments
a mark or depression made by pressure
fossil
the preserved parts or traces of animals and plants that live…
sediment
small pieces of rock
10 terms
Fossils
preserved fossil
extinct
prehistoric
impression fossil
A fossil that is unaltered and the original organism stays in…
A species having no living members.
Relating to the period before written records.
A fossil that is made by organisms that are left in sediments…
preserved fossil
A fossil that is unaltered and the original organism stays in…
extinct
A species having no living members.
10 terms
fossils
organisim
excavation site
sedimentary rock
paleontology
a living plant or animal
a place where scientists search for ancient remains
rock created when weathering and erosion deposits sediment in…
the science that deals with fossils and other ancient life fo…
organisim
a living plant or animal
excavation site
a place where scientists search for ancient remains
15 terms
Fossils!
Fossils
paleontologist
excavate
trace fossil
the preserved trace, imprint, or remains of a plant or animal
A scientist who studies fossils
To dig out of the ground and remove
A fossilized structure, such as a footprint or a coprolite, t…
Fossils
the preserved trace, imprint, or remains of a plant or animal
paleontologist
A scientist who studies fossils
15 terms
Fossils
Fossils
Petrification
Permineralization
Replacement
The remains or physical evidence of an organism preserved by…
A process in which minerals replace an organism's tissues.
A process in which the pore space in an organism's hard tissu…
A process in which organism's tissues are completely replaced…
Fossils
The remains or physical evidence of an organism preserved by…
Petrification
A process in which minerals replace an organism's tissues.
19 terms
Fossils
Bryozoan
Moss Animals
Brachiopod
Lamp Fish
I look like a twig or a bit of coral, but I am not coral. I l…
Bryozoan's Modern Day Relative
I look like the shells you see today, but I am not related to…
Brachiopod's Modern Day Relative
Bryozoan
I look like a twig or a bit of coral, but I am not coral. I l…
Moss Animals
Bryozoan's Modern Day Relative
14 terms
Fossils
Fossils
Replacement preservation
Petrified remains
Carbonization
Remains or traces of once living organisms
An organism's hard parts are dissolved and replaced by other…
Hard, rock-like parts replaced by mineral (calcium)
Occurs when only the carbon remains in a specimen. Other mine…
Fossils
Remains or traces of once living organisms
Replacement preservation
An organism's hard parts are dissolved and replaced by other…
7 terms
Fossils
trace or imprint
mold
cast
amber
animal tracks left in mud that hardens to rock (like a footpr…
the shape of a once-living thing left in a rock (opposite of…
type of fossil that forms when mud or minerals later fill a m…
dried material hardened from the sticky substance found in tr…
trace or imprint
animal tracks left in mud that hardens to rock (like a footpr…
mold
the shape of a once-living thing left in a rock (opposite of…
15 terms
Fossils
trace fossils
mold
cast
amber
animal tracks left in mud that hardens to rock (like a footpr…
the shape or outline of a cast fossil
type of fossil that forms when mud or minerals later fill a m…
dried material hardened from the sticky substance found in tr…
trace fossils
animal tracks left in mud that hardens to rock (like a footpr…
mold
the shape or outline of a cast fossil
92 terms
Fossils!!!
Order Fusulinida (Fusulinids)
Genus Nummulites
Genus Astraeospongia
Genus Hydnoceras
Order Fusulinida (Fusulinids)
Genus Nummulites
23 terms
Fossils
fossil
permineralized remains
carbon film
mold
Preserved remains or traces of ancient organisms.
fossils in which the spaces inside are filled with minerals f…
A type of fossil consisting of an extremely thin coating of c…
A type of body fossil that forms in rock when an organism wit…
fossil
Preserved remains or traces of ancient organisms.
permineralized remains
fossils in which the spaces inside are filled with minerals f…
15 terms
Fossils
Equus
Hyracotherium
Mammut
mammuthus
Donkey-ish
"Old Horse"
flat head,not a mammuthus
MANNY! Ice-Age
Equus
Donkey-ish
Hyracotherium
"Old Horse"
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…
9 terms
Fossils
Fossils in Amber
Petrification
Fossils in Asphalt
Frozen
hardened tree sap
minerals replace an organism's tissues
from tar pits
happened a lot during the last ice age due cold temperatures…
Fossils in Amber
hardened tree sap
Petrification
minerals replace an organism's tissues
21 terms
Fossils
fossil
paleontologist
body fossil
petrification
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
A fossil that consists of the preserved body of an animal or…
The process by which organic material is turned into stone.
fossil
Preserved remains of once-living organisms
paleontologist
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
30 terms
Fossils
Fossil
Cast
Petrified Fossil
Carbon Film
The preserved remains or traces of living things
A fossil that is solid copy of an organism's shape, formed wh…
A fossil in which minerals replace all or part of an organism
A type of fossil consisting of an extremely thin coating of c…
Fossil
The preserved remains or traces of living things
Cast
A fossil that is solid copy of an organism's shape, formed wh…
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
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
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…
110 terms
Fossils
Fusulinida
Nummulites
Astraeospongia
Hydnoceras
Fusulinida
Nummulites
21 terms
Fossils
nummulites
hydnoceras
fusulinida
astraeospongia
Kingdom Protozoa... Phylum Foraminifera (Forams)
Kingdom Animalia... Phylum Porifera (Sponges)
Kingdom Protozoa... Phylum Foraminifera (Forams)
Kingdom Animalia... Phylum Porifera (Sponges)
nummulites
Kingdom Protozoa... Phylum Foraminifera (Forams)
hydnoceras
Kingdom Animalia... Phylum Porifera (Sponges)
157 terms
Fossils
Trackways... (type of trace fossils)
Tracks... (type of trace fossils)
borings... (type of trace fossils)
burrows... (type of trace fossils)
series of tracks/prints made by the same invividual
Animal footprints made in soft sediment that was later lithif…
Holes bored through shells by predator snails or other organi…
holes in the ground made by animals
Trackways... (type of trace fossils)
series of tracks/prints made by the same invividual
Tracks... (type of trace fossils)
Animal footprints made in soft sediment that was later lithif…
97 terms
Fossils
Astraeospongia
Nummulites
Hydnoceras
Archimedes
Astraeospongia
Nummulites
110 terms
Fossils
KINGDOM PROTOZOA... Phylum Foraminifera (…
2) Genus Nummulites
KINGDOM ANIMALIA ... Invertebrates: ... Phyl…
4) Genus Hydnoceras
KINGDOM PROTOZOA... Phylum Foraminifera (…
2) Genus Nummulites
10 terms
Fossils
Fossils
catastrophism
uniformitarianism
carbon film
are the preserved remains or traces of animals, plants, and o…
the theory that changes in the earth's crust during geologica…
the theory that changes in the earth's crust during geologica…
Carbon films are thin film coatings which consist predominant…
Fossils
are the preserved remains or traces of animals, plants, and o…
catastrophism
the theory that changes in the earth's crust during geologica…
20 terms
Fossils
Eon
Fossil
Relative Dating
Uniformitarianism
a long period of time
A preserved remnant or impression of an organism that lived i…
Method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pl…
Charles Lyell's idea that geologic processes have not changed…
Eon
a long period of time
Fossil
A preserved remnant or impression of an organism that lived i…
14 terms
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…
Fossils
competition
evolution
mutation
periods
A common demand by two or more organisms upon a limited suppl…
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
A change in a gene or chromosome.
Eras are subdivided into units of geologic time
competition
A common demand by two or more organisms upon a limited suppl…
evolution
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which mode…
9 terms
fossils
trace fossil
fossil
mold and cast fossil
outline fossil
no structure of the organism are present but their activity i…
evidence of a life for that lived in the past
the carbon compounds in the organism have been washed away an…
the carbon compounds in the organist and film in the rock. li…
trace fossil
no structure of the organism are present but their activity i…
fossil
evidence of a life for that lived in the past
101 terms
Fossils
Order Fusulinida
Genus Nummulites
Genus Astraeospongia
Genus Hydnoceras
Order Fusulinida
Genus Nummulites
135 terms
Fossils
sandstone
Foraminifera (Forams)
porifera
siltstone
sandstone
Foraminifera (Forams)
98 terms
Fossils
fusulinids
nummulites
Astraeospongia
Hydnoceras
fusulinids
nummulites
18 terms
Fossils
Fossil
Imprint (type of fossil)
Mold (type of fossil)
Petrified (type of fossil)
remains of organisms left behind from a previous time
a pressed mark left behind from an organism
an object made from past organisms
matter from organisms in a previous time that is changed into…
Fossil
remains of organisms left behind from a previous time
Imprint (type of fossil)
a pressed mark left behind from an organism
9 terms
fossils
outline fossil
trace fossil
cast and mold
petrified fossil
outline fossil
trace fossil
124 terms
Fossils
Order Fusulinida (Fusulinids)
Genus Nummulites
Genus Astraeospongia
Genus Hydnoceras
Order Fusulinida (Fusulinids)
Genus Nummulites
9 terms
fossils
cenozoic
paleozoic
mezozoic
pericambrian
cenozoic
paleozoic
124 terms
Fossils
Order Fusulinida (Fusulinids)
Genus Nummulites
Genus Astraeospongia
Genus Hydnoceras
Order Fusulinida (Fusulinids)
Genus Nummulites
14 terms
Fossils
fossil
sediments
petrified fossils
carbon films
the preserved remains or traces of living things
most fossils form when living things die and are buried in the
minerals replace all or part of an organism
type of fossil containing an extremely thin film of carbon on…
fossil
the preserved remains or traces of living things
sediments
most fossils form when living things die and are buried in the
110 terms
Fossils
Fusulinid... The Fusulinida is an extinct…
Nummulites... Large lenticular fossil, ch…
Astraeospongia... a genus of saucer-shape…
Hydnoceras... The Glass Sponge gets its n…
Fusulinid... The Fusulinida is an extinct…
Nummulites... Large lenticular fossil, ch…
21 terms
Fossils
A fossil formed when an organisms is b…
What is a fossil?
________________ are scientists that s…
What are the 3 ways that the remains o…
Mold
The preserved remains or traces of living things.
Paleontologists
Amber, tar, and ice.
A fossil formed when an organisms is b…
Mold
What is a fossil?
The preserved remains or traces of living things.
42 terms
Fossils
Allosaurus
Apatosaurus
Coelophysis
Deinonychus
Allosaurus
Apatosaurus
8 terms
Fossils
sedimentary rock
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
minerals
rock that forms in layers which are held together with sticky…
rock that forms when magma hardens
formed from other rocks that are changed because of heat and…
non-living, solid substances having an orderly cystalline str…
sedimentary rock
rock that forms in layers which are held together with sticky…
igneous rock
rock that forms when magma hardens
35 terms
Fossils
trilobite
eurypterid
belemnite
ammonite
trilobite
eurypterid
8 terms
FOSSILS
petrified fossils
trace fossils
mold and cast fossils
preserved fossils
fossils in which minerals replace all or part of an organism;…
any indirect evidence of life preserved as an impression in r…
Hard cast and hollow mold of the organism; the cast is the op…
Preserved organism trapped in sap, ice or tar; organism has l…
petrified fossils
fossils in which minerals replace all or part of an organism;…
trace fossils
any indirect evidence of life preserved as an impression in r…
10 terms
Fossils
fossil
mold
cast
petrified fossils
The preserved remains or traces of an organism that lived in…
a hollow area in sediment in the shape of an organism or part…
a solid copy of the shape of an organism.
a fossil formed when minerals replace all or part of an organ…
fossil
The preserved remains or traces of an organism that lived in…
mold
a hollow area in sediment in the shape of an organism or part…
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