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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…
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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…
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,…
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…
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
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"
10 terms
Fossils
Cast
True Form
Trace
Paleontologist
Formed when a mold is filled in
True Form fossils are formed when the animals soft tissues or…
A type of fossil that provides evidence of the activities of…
A scientist who studies fossils
Cast
Formed when a mold is filled in
True Form
True Form fossils are formed when the animals soft tissues or…
Fossils
fossil
trace fossil
era
extinct
A preserved clue to life on Earth long ago.
a fossil that shows changes that long-dead animals made in th…
A major section of time. Each era lasted millions of years.
no longer living. When the last member of a species has died,…
fossil
A preserved clue to life on Earth long ago.
trace fossil
a fossil that shows changes that long-dead animals made in th…
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.
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
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.
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…
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
Fossils
fossil
extinct
mold
paleontologist
is the mark or remains of a plant or animal that lived long ago
when all of the members of a certain group of living things h…
the outline of a plant or animal that lived long ago in the g…
A scientist who studies fossils.
fossil
is the mark or remains of a plant or animal that lived long ago
extinct
when all of the members of a certain group of living things h…
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
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
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
7 terms
Fossils
fossils
preserved fossils
mold fossils
cast fossil
preserved remains of an organism from the Earth's past
fossils that formed when minerals seeped into the pores of de…
fossils formed when acids dissolve a bone, tooth, or shell an…
fossils formed when sand or other minerals fill a cavity-shap…
fossils
preserved remains of an organism from the Earth's past
preserved fossils
fossils that formed when minerals seeped into the pores of de…
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…
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…
Fossils
Astraeospongia
Nummulites
Hydnoceras
Archimedes
Astraeospongia
Nummulites
Fossils
Order Fusulinida
Genus Nummulites
Genus Astraeospongia
Genus Hydnoceras
Order Fusulinida
Genus Nummulites
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…
110 terms
Fossils
KINGDOM PROTOZOA... Phylum Foraminifera (…
2) Genus Nummulites
KINGDOM ANIMALIA ... Invertebrates: ... Phyl…
4) Genus Hydnoceras
KINGDOM PROTOZOA... Phylum Foraminifera (…
2) Genus Nummulites
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…
5 terms
fossils
cast
mold
trace fossils
index fossils
forms when a cavity is filled with sand or mud and hardens in…
forms when sediments bury an organism and the sediments chang…
forms when the mud or sand hardens to stone where a footprint…
can be used to help find the relative age of rock layers and…
cast
forms when a cavity is filled with sand or mud and hardens in…
mold
forms when sediments bury an organism and the sediments chang…
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
135 terms
Fossils
sandstone
Foraminifera (Forams)
porifera
siltstone
sandstone
Foraminifera (Forams)
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
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
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.
Fossils
fossil
mold
extinct
imprint
the hardened remains of a plant or an animal that lived long…
the shape of a once-living thing left in sediment when the ro…
describes a kind of living thing that is no longer found on E…
What is an animal track?
fossil
the hardened remains of a plant or an animal that lived long…
mold
the shape of a once-living thing left in sediment when the ro…
5 terms
Fossils
What is a shale?
Why is having lots of stomata when the…
What do you know about the past climat…
If there is 12.5% of C-14 left, how ma…
Sedimentary rocks made from layers of rocks
Because water evaporates from the pores when there are lots o…
The place was aquatic
3 half lives
What is a shale?
Sedimentary rocks made from layers of rocks
Why is having lots of stomata when the…
Because water evaporates from the pores when there are lots o…
Fossils
What type of fossil is commonly found…
What material creates the best detail…
When did the last ice age end
what species of human was the first to…
Trace Fossil
Mud
10000 years ago
homo habilis
What type of fossil is commonly found…
Trace Fossil
What material creates the best detail…
Mud
Fossils
What are the four types of fossils?
What is an original remains fossil?
What is a trace fossil ?
What is a outline fossil?
Outline fossil, original remains fossil, Trace fossil, petrif…
When the organism is preserved in something like amber, ice o…
When the organisms activity is preserved but the actual organ…
When an organism leaves a film on a rock like a drawing.
What are the four types of fossils?
Outline fossil, original remains fossil, Trace fossil, petrif…
What is an original remains fossil?
When the organism is preserved in something like amber, ice o…
8 terms
Fossils
Fossils
Cast
Mold
Amber
the remains of a once living thing that died long ago
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.…
Small animals, mostly insects, get stuck in tree resin. Resin…
Fossils
the remains of a once living thing that died long ago
Cast
Takes the same shape of the plant or animal. The space is som…
9 terms
Fossils
fossil
mold
cast
65 million years ago
Preserved remains or traces of ancient organisms.
A type of body fossil that forms in rock when an organism wit…
A type of fossile created when sediments or mineral fill a ho…
How long ago the dinosaurs went extinct.
fossil
Preserved remains or traces of ancient organisms.
mold
A type of body fossil that forms in rock when an organism wit…
10 terms
Fossils
fossil
sedimentary rock
mold
cast
Preserved remains or traces of ancient organisms
A type of rock that forms when particles from other rocks or…
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
a solid copy of the shape of an organism
fossil
Preserved remains or traces of ancient organisms
sedimentary rock
A type of rock that forms when particles from other rocks or…
149 terms
Fossils
KINGDOM PROTOZOA
Phylum Foraminifera (Forams)
1) Order Fusulinida (Fusulinids)
2) Genus Nummulites
A kingdom of eukaryotic animal-like protists
Forams are extremely basic fossils. They are single celled or…
Extinct foraminiferids with shells made of calcite, used as i…
An extinct genus of foraminiferid with a spiral shell, but sh…
KINGDOM PROTOZOA
A kingdom of eukaryotic animal-like protists
Phylum Foraminifera (Forams)
Forams are extremely basic fossils. They are single celled or…
116 terms
Fossils
Order Fusulinida (Fusulinids)
Genus Nummulites - Kingdom Protozoa
Genus Astraeospongia
Genus Hydnoceras
Kingdom: Rhizaria... Superphylum: Retaria... Phylum: Foraminifera... O…
Circular, internally small chambers in a spiral. O. Foraminif…
K. Animalia, P. porifera (sponges), invertebrate. a genus of…
Invertebrate, Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Porifera (Sponge), O.…
Order Fusulinida (Fusulinids)
Kingdom: Rhizaria... Superphylum: Retaria... Phylum: Foraminifera... O…
Genus Nummulites - Kingdom Protozoa
Circular, internally small chambers in a spiral. O. Foraminif…
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