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Fossils
Fusulinida
Nummulites
Astraeospongia
Hydnoceras
Fusulinida
Nummulites
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…
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,…
Fossils
fossil
cast
mold
petroleum
A living thing that got stuck in something a very long time a…
minerals that fill a mold and have the same shape as the orig…
The imprint (shapes / marks) left by the living thing.
A type of fuel used mainly for transportation.
fossil
A living thing that got stuck in something a very long time a…
cast
minerals that fill a mold and have the same shape as the orig…
Fossils
fossil
fossils
bones... teeth... shells... imprint of organism…
Paleontologist
is the preserved remains of a plant or animal that lived long…
These include bones, teeth, shells and imprint of organisms t…
What are examples of fossils
Scientist who studies fossils and organisms that lived long a…
fossil
is the preserved remains of a plant or animal that lived long…
fossils
These include bones, teeth, shells and imprint of organisms t…
10 terms
Fossils
Fossil
Past events
Fossilized remains
Fossil Fuels
The remains of an organisms (plants and animals) turned to ro…
Events that have happened in the past,for our unit it is focu…
The parts of an organism that have hardened and are left on E…
Fuels that are made from fossilized remains, the specific fos…
Fossil
The remains of an organisms (plants and animals) turned to ro…
Past events
Events that have happened in the past,for our unit it is focu…
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
8 terms
Fossils
Fossil
Fossil Record
Paleontology
Paleontologist
The traces or remains of an organism that lived long ago
The complete fossil history of life in the past
The scientific study of fossils
A scientist who studies fossils
Fossil
The traces or remains of an organism that lived long ago
Fossil Record
The complete fossil history of life in the past
14 terms
Fossils
Cenozoic era
Paleozoic era
Precambrian
Uniformitarianism
era that began about 66 million years ago, known as the "Age…
570 mya to 245 mya. Means "ancient animal life." Paleozoic li…
Name for the time in earths early history that accounts for n…
The geologic principle that the same geologic processes that…
Cenozoic era
era that began about 66 million years ago, known as the "Age…
Paleozoic era
570 mya to 245 mya. Means "ancient animal life." Paleozoic li…
8 terms
Fossils
fossil
amber
mold fossil
cast fossil
evidence of an organism that lived long ago
hard, smooth material made from hardened tree sap
hollow form with a certain shape
formed or shaped into a mold
fossil
evidence of an organism that lived long ago
amber
hard, smooth material made from hardened tree sap
16 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…
12 terms
Fossils
Fossils
Sedimentary Rock
Mold
Cast
The preserved remains or traces of living things, that provid…
The type of rock that is made of hardened sediment.
A hollow area in sediment in the shape of an organism or part…
A solid copy of the shape of an organism.
Fossils
The preserved remains or traces of living things, that provid…
Sedimentary Rock
The type of rock that is made of hardened sediment.
Fossils
Fossil
Paleontologist
Cast fossil
Mold fossil
A preserved remnant or impression of an organism that lived i…
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
A solid copy of the shape of an organism
a space in a rock that has the shape of the remains of a livi…
Fossil
A preserved remnant or impression of an organism that lived i…
Paleontologist
A scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that…
15 terms
Fossils
Imprints
Sediment
Carbon film
Mold
carbonized impressions of leaves, stems, flowers, and fish th…
For fossils to form, the remains must be covered quickly by _…
a thin film of carbon residue left forming a silhouette of th…
the cavity in rock made when an organism decays
Imprints
carbonized impressions of leaves, stems, flowers, and fish th…
Sediment
For fossils to form, the remains must be covered quickly by _…
fossils
cenozoic
paleozoic
mezozoic
precambrian
man on earth
fish
dinosaurs
bacteria
cenozoic
man on earth
paleozoic
fish
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
12 terms
Fossils
Fossil
mold
cast
permineralized remains
The remains, imprints or traces of prehistoric organism (plan…
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
mineral rich water/sediment that fills a cavity (hole) and fo…
formed when original materials in skeletal remains are replac…
Fossil
The remains, imprints or traces of prehistoric organism (plan…
mold
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
Fossils
Fossils
Fossils are from long ago
Fossils were animals, plants, insects…
Fossil is an animal bone or animal tee…
Remains of animals, plants, and other organisms from the past.
...
Fossils
Remains of animals, plants, and other organisms from the past.
Fossils are from long ago
12 terms
Fossils
Fossil
Catastrophism
Uniformitarianism
Carbon Film
The preserved remains or evidence of ancient living things
The idea that conditions and creatures on Earth change in qui…
The principle that states that geologic processes that occur…
The fossilized carbon outline of an organism or part of an or…
Fossil
The preserved remains or evidence of ancient living things
Catastrophism
The idea that conditions and creatures on Earth change in qui…
12 terms
Fossils
dinosaur
extinct
fossil
predator
an extinct organism with reptile and birdlike features: Dinos…
describes a species of animals that once lived on Earth but w…
evidence that an organism once existed in an area; can be a p…
an animal that hunts and eats another animal
dinosaur
an extinct organism with reptile and birdlike features: Dinos…
extinct
describes a species of animals that once lived on Earth but w…
16 terms
Fossils
Fossils
Petrified
Molds
Cast
Remains or traces of once living organisms
parts replaced by mineral/rocks
Cavities in rock left when the hard parts of an organism decay
A mold fossil filled with a mineral or sediment, usually thro…
Fossils
Remains or traces of once living organisms
Petrified
parts replaced by mineral/rocks
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…
8 terms
fossils
fossil
decay
sediment
cast fossil
preserved remains of a plant or animal that lived long ago
rot or break down
particles of sand, soil, and bits of rock
when minerals replace the hard parts of a plant or animal
fossil
preserved remains of a plant or animal that lived long ago
decay
rot or break down
11 terms
Fossils
biological evolution
cast
extinction
fossil record
change over time... in populations of related organisms
fossil copy of an organism in a... rock
when all individuals of a... species have died
set of all the fossils ever... discovered on Earth
biological evolution
change over time... in populations of related organisms
cast
fossil copy of an organism in a... rock
12 terms
Fossils
fossil
animals
plants
forests
parts of an organism from the past
living things that can move
living things that cannot move
areas of land with trees, plants and animals
fossil
parts of an organism from the past
animals
living things that can move
fossils
BLANK are BLANK BLANK or BLANK of orga…
Most preserved remains are BLANK parts…
Even so, a very BLANK percentage of li…
These types of fossils are called BLAN…
Fossil, Preserved, remains, traces
Hard, teeth, bones, shells
Tiny, fossils
body, fossils
BLANK are BLANK BLANK or BLANK of orga…
Fossil, Preserved, remains, traces
Most preserved remains are BLANK parts…
Hard, teeth, bones, shells
10 terms
Fossils
Replaced remains
Amber
Mold
Cast
When minerals replace the original minerals in hard parts of…
Original remains of small animals, mostly insects, get stuck…
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
A fossil that is formed when an animal, plant, or other organ…
Replaced remains
When minerals replace the original minerals in hard parts of…
Amber
Original remains of small animals, mostly insects, get stuck…
Fossils
extinction
organism
evidence
fossil
the complete loss of one kind of living thing
a living thing, such as a plant or an animal
something that shows that something else existed
the remains or trace of a living thing from long ago
extinction
the complete loss of one kind of living thing
organism
a living thing, such as a plant or an animal
Fossils
Fossils
Amber
Replaced Remains
Mold
Fossils are evidence of earlier life preserved from rock.
Sap that oozes from trees (ex. Insects, Mosquitoes)
Hard parts have been replaced by minerals. (ex. Petrified Wood)
Hollow depression left behind in rock (ex. Fern)
Fossils
Fossils are evidence of earlier life preserved from rock.
Amber
Sap that oozes from trees (ex. Insects, Mosquitoes)
Fossils
Fossils
Types of Fossils
Cast
Mold
the remains of a once living thing that died long ago
Cast... Mold... Amber... Petrified... Trace
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... Amber... Petrified... Trace
fossils
cenozoic
paleozoic
mezozoic
pericambrian
cenozoic
paleozoic
Fossils
fossil
trace fossil
mold
cast
A preserved clue to life on Earth long ago.
a fossil that shows changes that long-dead animals made in th…
imprint made by the outside of a dead plant or animal
a fossil formed when sediments or minerals fill a mold; it ta…
fossil
A preserved clue to life on Earth long ago.
trace fossil
a fossil that shows changes that long-dead animals made in th…
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…
Fossils
Petrified
Mold
Casts
Carbon Films
turned to stone
A shell or other structure buried in sediment and then dissol…
Created by empty spaces of a mold that are later filled with…
A fossil is buried in fine sediments, overtime pressure, liqu…
Petrified
turned to stone
Mold
A shell or other structure buried in sediment and then dissol…
38 terms
Fossils
Fossils
Paleontologist
Bipedal
Geologist
Plant or animal remains that have been preserved in the earth
Scientists who study fossils to learn about ancient life forms
Dinosaurs that walk or run on two legs
Scientists who study rocks or minerals
Fossils
Plant or animal remains that have been preserved in the earth
Paleontologist
Scientists who study fossils to learn about ancient life forms
18 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…
Fossils
Law of Superposition
Intrusion
Extrusion
Principle of Uniformitarianism
The geologic principle that states that in horizontal layers…
An igneous rock layer formed when magma hardens beneath Earth…
An igneous rock layer formed when lava flows onto Earth's sur…
Earth processes occurring today are similar to those that occ…
Law of Superposition
The geologic principle that states that in horizontal layers…
Intrusion
An igneous rock layer formed when magma hardens beneath Earth…
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
13 terms
Fossils
Fossil
Mold
Cast
Imprint
evidence of an organism that lived long ago
a hollow form with a certain shape
a fossil that is formed or shaped in a mold
a mark made by pressing
Fossil
evidence of an organism that lived long ago
Mold
a hollow form with a certain shape
fossils
brachiopod definition
brachiopod image
cephalopod image
cephalopod definition
two shells that are hinged
a flat fossil with chambers
brachiopod definition
two shells that are hinged
brachiopod image
13 terms
Fossils
Trilobite
Dino bone
Shark tooth
Coprolite
Cast
Petrification
None
Trace fossil
Trilobite
Cast
Dino bone
Petrification
42 terms
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
fossils
outline fossil
trace fossil
cast and mold
petrified fossil
outline fossil
trace fossil
20 terms
Fossils
cast
compression
coprolite
decomposer
a type of body fossil that forms when crystals fill a mold or…
Fossils formed when an organism is flattened (compressed), le…
preserved feces or dung from animals
organism that breaks down the wastes or remains of other orga…
cast
a type of body fossil that forms when crystals fill a mold or…
compression
Fossils formed when an organism is flattened (compressed), le…
Fossils
Imprint fossil
Mold fossil
Cast fossil
Amber
prints or marks made when an organism's body has been compres…
Fossils formed when an animal, plant, or other organism dies…
fossils formed when water containing minerals leaks into a mo…
a fossil where the organism is trapped in resin and preserved…
Imprint fossil
prints or marks made when an organism's body has been compres…
Mold fossil
Fossils formed when an animal, plant, or other organism dies…
10 terms
Fossils
Radiometric dating
Index fossil
Geologic time scale
Reptile
a technique used to date materials based on the decay of cert…
a fossil that can be used to identify a specific geologic tim…
is a record of the major events and diversity of life forms p…
a cold blooded tetrapod vertebrate that lives mostly on land…
Radiometric dating
a technique used to date materials based on the decay of cert…
Index fossil
a fossil that can be used to identify a specific geologic tim…
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 as older or younger a…
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…
10 terms
Fossils
Replaced remains
Amber
Mold
Cast
When minerals replace the original minerals in hard parts of…
Original remains of small animals, mostly insects, get stuck…
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
A fossil that is formed when an animal, plant, or other organ…
Replaced remains
When minerals replace the original minerals in hard parts of…
Amber
Original remains of small animals, mostly insects, get stuck…
fossils
Fossils
Trilobite
Echinoid
Crinoid
The preserved remains or traces of organisms that once lived…
A crablike invertebrate that is the most common fossil of the…
sea urchins and sand dollars
sea lilies and feather stars
Fossils
The preserved remains or traces of organisms that once lived…
Trilobite
A crablike invertebrate that is the most common fossil of the…
124 terms
Fossils
Order Fusulinida (Fusulinids)
Genus Nummulites
Genus Astraeospongia
Genus Hydnoceras
Order Fusulinida (Fusulinids)
Genus Nummulites
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