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Fossils and Rocks
rock
igneous rock
Fossil
sedimentary rock
Composed of a variety of different minerals and are not consi…
Igneous rocks are formed by solidification of cooled magma (m…
The naturally preserved remains or traces of ancient life tha…
Sedimentary rock is rock that is made up of minerals, sand, m…
rock
Composed of a variety of different minerals and are not consi…
igneous rock
Igneous rocks are formed by solidification of cooled magma (m…
15 terms
Rocks and Fossils
fossil
trace
cast
sandstone
The naturally formed, ancient remains, imprints, or evidence…
Evidence of the activities or existence of once living things…
Formed when the space left behind by a dissolved organism fil…
Common sedimentary rock produced from sand dunes, deserts or…
fossil
The naturally formed, ancient remains, imprints, or evidence…
trace
Evidence of the activities or existence of once living things…
22 terms
Fossils and Rocks
rock
igneous rock
Fossil
sedimentary rock
Composed of a variety of different minerals and are not consi…
Igneous rocks are formed by solidification of cooled magma (m…
The naturally preserved remains or traces of ancient life tha…
Sedimentary rock is rock that is made up of minerals, sand, m…
rock
Composed of a variety of different minerals and are not consi…
igneous rock
Igneous rocks are formed by solidification of cooled magma (m…
40 terms
Rocks and fossils
Fossil
Super position
Fossil record
Fossil cast
The remains of a once living organism ( from long ago)
Layers of groun oldest at the bottom youngest at the top
Paleontologists have gathered the past organisms
Where the organism has decayed or dissolves and minerals fill…
Fossil
The remains of a once living organism ( from long ago)
Super position
Layers of groun oldest at the bottom youngest at the top
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Rocks and Fossils
rocks
minerals
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
anything made out of minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
a rock once melted, but cooled and hardened
any type of rock changed by heat and pressure
rocks
anything made out of minerals
minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
13 terms
Fossils and Rocks
Fossils
Sediments
Sedimentary rocks
Igneous rocks
Remains or evidence of a living thing
Small pieces of rocks, shells, and other materials that were…
Rocks that form from layers of sediments
Rocks that form from the cooling and hardening of hot molten…
Fossils
Remains or evidence of a living thing
Sediments
Small pieces of rocks, shells, and other materials that were…
Rocks and Fossils
rocks
minerals
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
anything made out of minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
a rock once melted, but cooled and hardened
any type of rock changed by heat and pressure
rocks
anything made out of minerals
minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
33 terms
Rocks and Fossils
Evolution
Theory of evolution
Fossil
Fossil Records
Genetic change over time.
Charles Darwin genetic change happend to create complex creat…
The remains of a once living organisms. (Long dead)
Information paleontologists have gathered about past living o…
Evolution
Genetic change over time.
Theory of evolution
Charles Darwin genetic change happend to create complex creat…
Rocks and Fossils
rocks
minerals
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
anything made out of minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
a rock once melted, but cooled and hardened
any type of rock changed by heat and pressure
rocks
anything made out of minerals
minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
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Fossils: Rocks
Coquina
Shale
Diatomite
Chalk
Coquina (/koʊˈkiːnə/) is a sedimentary rock that is composed…
Shale is a fine-grained, clastic sedimentary rock composed of…
Diatomaceous earth /ˌdaɪ.ətəˌmeɪʃəs ˈɜrθ/, also known as D.E.…
Chalk /ˈtʃɔːk/ is a soft, white, porous sedimentary carbonate…
Coquina
Coquina (/koʊˈkiːnə/) is a sedimentary rock that is composed…
Shale
Shale is a fine-grained, clastic sedimentary rock composed of…
18 terms
Rocks & Fossils
sedimentary rock
igneous rock
amber
metamorphic rock
a rock formed through a series of processes... such as erosion,…
any rock formed from lava or magma
the hardened resin or sap of evergreen trees... that will preser…
a rock that changes in appearance, texture,... crystal structure…
sedimentary rock
a rock formed through a series of processes... such as erosion,…
igneous rock
any rock formed from lava or magma
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Rocks & Fossils
rocks
minerals
igneous rock
sedimentary rock
anything mad out of minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
a rock once melted, but cooled and hardened
a rock that forms from material that is settled into layers
rocks
anything mad out of minerals
minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
14 terms
Rocks and fossils
Sedimentary
Igneous
Metamorphic
Luster
Layers of sediment build up which creates pressure which crea…
rock that is created when lava cools and hardens
Rocks formed by heat and pressure
how light affects the rock
Sedimentary
Layers of sediment build up which creates pressure which crea…
Igneous
rock that is created when lava cools and hardens
Rocks and Fossils
rocks
minerals
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
anything made out of minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
a rock once melted, but cooled and hardened
any type of rock changed by heat and pressure
rocks
anything made out of minerals
minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
12 terms
Rocks and Fossils
Minerals
Fossils
Mold
erosion
rocks are made up of minerals but minerals are not rocks
living things whose remains were left behind in rocks
the shape of a plant or animal left in sediments when a rock…
the movement of weathered rock and soil
Minerals
rocks are made up of minerals but minerals are not rocks
Fossils
living things whose remains were left behind in rocks
12 terms
Rocks and Fossils
relative age
igneous rocks
sedimentary rocks
metamorphic rocks
age of event/object in relation to other events/objects
molten rock cools and solidifies
older rocks, plants, etc. are pressed/cemented together
existing rock chgs in structure, texture, or minerals
relative age
age of event/object in relation to other events/objects
igneous rocks
molten rock cools and solidifies
14 terms
Rocks and Fossils
rocks
minerals
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
anything made out of minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
a rock once melted, but cooled and hardened
any type of rock changed by heat and pressure
rocks
anything made out of minerals
minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
16 terms
Fossils and Rocks
Law of superstition
Unconformity
Fault
Extrusion
The geologic principle that states in horizontal layers of se…
A place where an old, eroded rock surface is in contactwith a…
A break or a crack in Earthls lithosphere along which the roc…
An igneous rock layer formed when lava flows onto Earth's sur…
Law of superstition
The geologic principle that states in horizontal layers of se…
Unconformity
A place where an old, eroded rock surface is in contactwith a…
Rocks and Fossils~
Sedimentary Rock
Igneous Rock
Metamorphic Rock
Sediments
Rock that has formed through the deposition and solidificatio…
Rocks formed by the cooling and solidifying of molten materia…
Rock that was once one form of rock but has changed to anothe…
Matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid
Sedimentary Rock
Rock that has formed through the deposition and solidificatio…
Igneous Rock
Rocks formed by the cooling and solidifying of molten materia…
14 terms
rocks and fossils
Minerals
Weathering
Rocks
Clay
Anything that is a solid, Formed in nature, and was never ali…
When rocks break into small pieces.
Anything made out of minerals.
A soil made up of very small grains.
Minerals
Anything that is a solid, Formed in nature, and was never ali…
Weathering
When rocks break into small pieces.
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Rocks and Fossils
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
mineral
rock
a kind of rock that forms when hot, melted rock material cool…
a kind of rock that forms when rocks are changed by heat and…
a solid, nonliving material found in nature; minerals are the…
a natural solid that is made of one or more minerals
igneous rock
a kind of rock that forms when hot, melted rock material cool…
metamorphic rock
a kind of rock that forms when rocks are changed by heat and…
14 terms
Rocks and Fossils
rocks
minerals
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
anything made out of minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
a rock once melted, but cooled and hardened
any type of rock changed by heat and pressure
rocks
anything made out of minerals
minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
13 terms
Rocks and Fossils
igneous rocks
sediments
fossils
molds
produced by volcanic eruptions, are formed when melted materi…
made up of small pieces of rocks particles and other materials
the preserved remains or trace of living things then covered…
is a HOLLOW area in sediments in the shape of an organism or…
igneous rocks
produced by volcanic eruptions, are formed when melted materi…
sediments
made up of small pieces of rocks particles and other materials
13 terms
Fossils and Rocks
Fossil
Mold
Cast
Trace Fossil
Preserved remain or a trace of a living organism
A hollow area in the sediment in the shape of the organism
A copy of the shape of the organism
An indication of the activities of the animal
Fossil
Preserved remain or a trace of a living organism
Mold
A hollow area in the sediment in the shape of the organism
31 terms
Rocks And Fossils
Schist
Metamorphic
limestone
Amphibian
generally a meduim grained rock, breaks readily inro flat sla…
crystalline texture with layering indicates that the rock is...
Thousands of shells put and crushed together.
very simply shaped skull. Eye sockets often at or near top of…
Schist
generally a meduim grained rock, breaks readily inro flat sla…
Metamorphic
crystalline texture with layering indicates that the rock is...
25 terms
Rocks and Fossils
What are the main layers of the Earth?
What are rocks?
What are the three main types of rocks?
What are igneous rocks?
Crust, Mantle, Core (inner core and outer core)
natural solids that are usually a made from a mixture of mine…
Sedimentary, Igneous, Metamorphic
Rocks made from magma or lava
What are the main layers of the Earth?
Crust, Mantle, Core (inner core and outer core)
What are rocks?
natural solids that are usually a made from a mixture of mine…
8 terms
Rocks and Fossils
How are sedimentary rocks formed?
What is stratification?
What can sedimentary rock minerals tel…
What are two types of sedimentary rock…
They are formed by weathering and erosion and when sediments…
stratification is the process in which sedimentary rocks are…
- how long ago they were formed ... - where the sediments came f…
- Clastic sedimentary rocks - made from rocks, pebbles, sand,…
How are sedimentary rocks formed?
They are formed by weathering and erosion and when sediments…
What is stratification?
stratification is the process in which sedimentary rocks are…
15 terms
Fossils/Rocks
Index fossils
Lithosphere
Extinction
Law of Superposition
Distinctive fossils used to establish and compare the relativ…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
A term that typically describes a species that no longer has…
The geologic principle that states that in horizontal layers…
Index fossils
Distinctive fossils used to establish and compare the relativ…
Lithosphere
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
12 terms
Rocks/Fossils
Fossil
Geological time scale
Fossil Record
Extinction
The remains or physical evidence of an organism preserved by…
The standard method used to divide the Earth's long... natural h…
A term used by paleontologists to refer to the total number... o…
The death of every member of the species
Fossil
The remains or physical evidence of an organism preserved by…
Geological time scale
The standard method used to divide the Earth's long... natural h…
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Rocks and fossils
metamorphic rock
igneous
3 examples of igneous rock
Physical characteristics of igneous rock
forms from heat and pressure
A type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
granite, basalt, grabbro
crystals, volcanic glass and hole from pumice
metamorphic rock
forms from heat and pressure
igneous
A type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
17 terms
Rocks and Fossils
sedimentary rock
yes
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
What rock is made of bits of matter that is joined together?
Does sedimentary rock contain fossils?
What rock is formed when melted rock material cools and harde…
What rock is formed from another kind of rock under heat and…
sedimentary rock
What rock is made of bits of matter that is joined together?
yes
Does sedimentary rock contain fossils?
Rocks and Fossils
mineral
rocks
lava
igneous rock
a solid natural material that has a crystal form and its own…
a solid mixture of minerals that was formed in the Earth's cr…
melted rock that flows out of the ground on to the Earth's su…
rock formed by the solidification of magma and lava
mineral
a solid natural material that has a crystal form and its own…
rocks
a solid mixture of minerals that was formed in the Earth's cr…
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ROCKS and FOSSILS
Sediments rocks
Igneous rocks
metamorphic rock
Luster
leyer of sedement build up which creats pressure which creats…
rocks that form when melted rock material cools
formed by heat and pressure
when it hits the light.
Sediments rocks
leyer of sedement build up which creats pressure which creats…
Igneous rocks
rocks that form when melted rock material cools
9 terms
Rocks/Fossils
sedimentary
igneous
metamorphic
mold
small particles of igneous rocks deposited by water and wind
hot, molten rock that has cooled and hardened
change that has changed through intense heat and pressure
a cavity in the shape of an organism/imprint
sedimentary
small particles of igneous rocks deposited by water and wind
igneous
hot, molten rock that has cooled and hardened
15 terms
Rocks & Fossils
minerals
igneous rock
metamorphic rock
sedimentary rock
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
a rock once melted, but cooled and hardened
any type of rock changed by heat and pressure
a rock that forms from material that is settled into layers
minerals
anything that is a solid, was formed in nature, and was never…
igneous rock
a rock once melted, but cooled and hardened
16 terms
Rocks & Fossils
amber fossil
cast fossil
crust
decay
A yellow or brownish-yellow fossil made from tree resin.
A fossil made when minerals take the place of hard plant or a…
The layer of the Earth where fossils are found.
To rot or break down.
amber fossil
A yellow or brownish-yellow fossil made from tree resin.
cast fossil
A fossil made when minerals take the place of hard plant or a…
16 terms
Rocks & Fossils
amber fossil
cast fossil
crust
decay
A yellow or brownish-yellow fossil made from tree resin.
A fossil made when minerals take the place of hard plant or a…
The layer of the Earth where fossils are found.
To rot or break down.
amber fossil
A yellow or brownish-yellow fossil made from tree resin.
cast fossil
A fossil made when minerals take the place of hard plant or a…
Fossils and Rocks
Fossils
Fossil Record
Intact fossil
Trace fossil
The remains of a once living organis(long dead)
information paleontologists have gathered about past living o…
are actuak remains that have been preserved by freezing, ambe…
evidence an animal has lived. Footprints excrement, clawmarks…
Fossils
The remains of a once living organis(long dead)
Fossil Record
information paleontologists have gathered about past living o…
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FOSSILS AND ROCKS
Geologic Time
Fossil
Law of Superposition
Absolute Age
the succession of eras,periods,and epochs as considered in hi…
any remains,immpression,or trace of a living thing of a forme…
a basic law of geochronology,stating that in any undisturbed…
...
Geologic Time
the succession of eras,periods,and epochs as considered in hi…
Fossil
any remains,immpression,or trace of a living thing of a forme…
17 terms
Fossils and Rocks
Superposition
Relative dating
Fossil
Geologic column
A principle that states younger rocks lie above older rocks
Any method of determining whether or not an event or object i…
An organism preserved in sedimentary rock
An ordered arrangement of rock layers based on the age
Superposition
A principle that states younger rocks lie above older rocks
Relative dating
Any method of determining whether or not an event or object i…
20 terms
fossils and rocks
Absolute age
Era
Evolution
Extinct
The age of a rock given as the number of years since the rock…
One of the three long unites of geologic time between the Pre…
Change over time
Term use to refer to a group of related organisms that have d…
Absolute age
The age of a rock given as the number of years since the rock…
Era
One of the three long unites of geologic time between the Pre…
10 terms
rocks and fossils
Fossils
Original Remains
Ice Core
relative age
are traces or remains of living things from long ago
fossils that are the actual bodies or body parts of organisms
is a tubular sample that shows the layers of snow and ice tha…
The age of a rock compared to the ages of rock layers
Fossils
are traces or remains of living things from long ago
Original Remains
fossils that are the actual bodies or body parts of organisms
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ROCKS and FOSSILS
metamorphic
sedamentary
igneous
luster
it is formed by heat and preasure
sedimants builds up a makes a rock
it is when lava cools and hardens
when it is put up to light to see if they shine
metamorphic
it is formed by heat and preasure
sedamentary
sedimants builds up a makes a rock
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Fossils and Rocks
fossil
mold
cast
trace fossil
a preserved remain or a trace of a living organism
a hollow area in the sediment in the shape of the organism
a copy of the shape 0f the organism
an indication of the activities of the animal
fossil
a preserved remain or a trace of a living organism
mold
a hollow area in the sediment in the shape of the organism
22 terms
Rocks and Fossils
Absolute dating
Cast
Catastrophism
Eon
Any method of measuring the age of an event or object in years
Type of fossil that forms when sediments fill in the cavity l…
A principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
The longest division of geological time
Absolute dating
Any method of measuring the age of an event or object in years
Cast
Type of fossil that forms when sediments fill in the cavity l…
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Rocks and fossils
sedimentary rocks
igneous rocks
metamorphic rocks
luster
layers of sediment build up witch creates pressure witch crea…
rock that is created when lava cools and hardens
rock formed by heat and pressure
how light effects the rock
sedimentary rocks
layers of sediment build up witch creates pressure witch crea…
igneous rocks
rock that is created when lava cools and hardens
13 terms
Rocks and Fossils
Sedimentary
Igneous Rock
Metamorphic Rock
Luster
Layers of sediments build up which creates pressure which cre…
Rock that is created when lava cools and hardens
Rocks formed by heat and pressure
How light affects the rock
Sedimentary
Layers of sediments build up which creates pressure which cre…
Igneous Rock
Rock that is created when lava cools and hardens
13 terms
Rocks and fossils
sedimentary
igneous rocks
Metamorphic rock
luster
layers of sediments build up which creates pressure which cre…
rocks that created when lava cools and hardens
rocks formed by heat and pressure
how light affects the rock
sedimentary
layers of sediments build up which creates pressure which cre…
igneous rocks
rocks that created when lava cools and hardens
14 terms
Rocks and Fossils
Sedimentary
Igneous
Metamorphic
Luster
layers of sediment build up which creates pressure which crea…
rock that is created when lava cools and hardens
Rocks formed by heat and pressure
How light effects the Rocks
Sedimentary
layers of sediment build up which creates pressure which crea…
Igneous
rock that is created when lava cools and hardens
13 terms
Rocks and Fossils
Sedimentary Rocks
Igneous Rocks
Metamorphic Rock
Luster
Layers of sediment build up which creates pressure which crea…
A rock that is created when lava hardens.
A rock that is formed by heat and pressure.
How light affects the light.
Sedimentary Rocks
Layers of sediment build up which creates pressure which crea…
Igneous Rocks
A rock that is created when lava hardens.
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