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Chapter 6.1 The fossil record
Fossil Record
Mold
Cast
Trace Fossil
record of all the fossils ever discovered on Earth
the impression of an organism in a rock
a fossil copy of an organism made when a mold of the organism…
the preserved evidence of the activity of an organism
Fossil Record
record of all the fossils ever discovered on Earth
Mold
the impression of an organism in a rock
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Chapter 6: The Rock and Fossil Record
uniformitarianism
catastrophism
paleontolgy
relative dating
a principle that states that geologic processes that occurred…
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
the scientific study of fossils
any method of determining whether an event or object is older…
uniformitarianism
a principle that states that geologic processes that occurred…
catastrophism
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
16 terms
Chapter 6.1 The fossil record
Fossil Record
Mold
Cast
Trace Fossil
record of all the fossils ever discovered on Earth
the impression of an organism in a rock
a fossil copy of an organism made when a mold of the organism…
the preserved evidence of the activity of an organism
Fossil Record
record of all the fossils ever discovered on Earth
Mold
the impression of an organism in a rock
22 terms
Chapter 6: The Rock and Fossil Record
uniformitarianism
catastrophism
paleontolgy
relative dating
a principle that states that geologic processes that occurred…
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
the scientific study of fossils
any method of determining whether an event or object is older…
uniformitarianism
a principle that states that geologic processes that occurred…
catastrophism
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
28 terms
Chapter 6 The Rock and Fossil Record
mold
relative dating
eon
Unconformities
If a trilobite were buried by ocean sediment, it would leave…
What process involves the comparison of rock layers with othe…
The largest division of geological time?
Erosion is one of the major causes of the missing rock layers…
mold
If a trilobite were buried by ocean sediment, it would leave…
relative dating
What process involves the comparison of rock layers with othe…
24 terms
Chapter 6 Rock & Fossil Record
uniformitarianism
catastrophism
relative dating
superposition
a principle that states that the same geologic processes shap…
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
determining whether an object or event is older or younger th…
a principle that states that younger rocks lie above older ro…
uniformitarianism
a principle that states that the same geologic processes shap…
catastrophism
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
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Chapter 6 The rock and fossil record
uniformitarianism
catastrophism
relative dating
superposition
slow, same geologic process used today
fast, occur suddenly
determining if an event/object is older or younger than others
younger rocks are above older rocks if they are not disturbed
uniformitarianism
slow, same geologic process used today
catastrophism
fast, occur suddenly
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The Rock and Fossil Record Chapter 6
uniformitarianism
catastrophism
paleontology
relative dating
a principle that states that geologic process that occurred i…
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
the scientific study of fossils
any method of determining whether an event or object is older…
uniformitarianism
a principle that states that geologic process that occurred i…
catastrophism
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
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Chapter 6 Vocabulary - The Rock and Fossil Record
James Hutton
Charles Lyell
Catastrophism
Uniformitarianism
Stated that the key to understanding the Earth's history is a…
Challenged the principle of catastrophism and saw no reason t…
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
a principle that states that geologic processes that occurred…
James Hutton
Stated that the key to understanding the Earth's history is a…
Charles Lyell
Challenged the principle of catastrophism and saw no reason t…
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Chapter 6 Vocabulary - The Rock and Fossil Record
James Hutton
Charles Lyell
Catastrophism
Uniformitarianism
Stated that the key to understanding the Earth's history is a…
Challenged the principle of catastrophism and saw no reason t…
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
a principle that states that geologic processes that occurred…
James Hutton
Stated that the key to understanding the Earth's history is a…
Charles Lyell
Challenged the principle of catastrophism and saw no reason t…
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Chapter 6: Rock & Fossil Records
Absolute Dating
Radioactive Decay
Half-life
Trees (rings)
Process of determining actual age of an object= uses radiomet…
occurs when an atom of 1 element breaks down (decays) to form…
Time it takes for 1/2 radioactive atoms to turn to stable, (c…
Give both absolute age and paleoclimate/paleoenvironment info…
Absolute Dating
Process of determining actual age of an object= uses radiomet…
Radioactive Decay
occurs when an atom of 1 element breaks down (decays) to form…
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Science Chapter 6: Rock and Fossil Record
uniformitarianism
catastrophism
paleontology
fossils
past geologic processes that occurred in the past can be expl…
geologic change that occurs suddenly... example: an asteroid hit…
the study of past life using fossils
remains of organisms preserved by geologic processes; found m…
uniformitarianism
past geologic processes that occurred in the past can be expl…
catastrophism
geologic change that occurs suddenly... example: an asteroid hit…
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Chapter:6 the rock and fossil record-study guide
Uniformitarianism
Catastrophism
Palenontology
Theory of earth
A principle that states that geologic processes that occurred…
A principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
The scientific study of fossils
A book written by James Nutten (1788) that stated the key to…
Uniformitarianism
A principle that states that geologic processes that occurred…
Catastrophism
A principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
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Seventh Grade Chapter 6 Rock and Fossil Record
catastrophism
uniformitarianism
relative dating
superposition
A principle that states that all geology change occurs suddenly
A principle that states that the same geologic processes shap…
Determining whether an object or event is older or younger th…
A principle that states that younger rocks lie above older ro…
catastrophism
A principle that states that all geology change occurs suddenly
uniformitarianism
A principle that states that the same geologic processes shap…
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Science- Chapter 6 The Rock and Fossil Record
Uniformitarianism?
Catastrophism?
Relative dating?
Absolute dating?
States that the same geologic processes shaping the Earth hap…
States that all geologic change occurs suddenly
How old one thing is compared to another thing
The process of establishing the exact age of a rock or fossil
Uniformitarianism?
States that the same geologic processes shaping the Earth hap…
Catastrophism?
States that all geologic change occurs suddenly
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Science Chapter 6: Rock and Fossil Record
uniformitarianism
catastrophism
paleontology
fossils
past geologic processes that occurred in the past can be expl…
geologic change that occurs suddenly... example: an asteroid hit…
the study of past life using fossils
remains of organisms preserved by geologic processes; found m…
uniformitarianism
past geologic processes that occurred in the past can be expl…
catastrophism
geologic change that occurs suddenly... example: an asteroid hit…
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Chapter 6 rocks and Fossil Record (Science)
James Hutton
Charles Lyell
William Whewell
key points
wrote a book called theory of the Earth, scottish farmer, doc…
wrote a book called the principles of geology , did not creat…
reviewed Lyell's book, did create the name "uniformitarianism"
the earth is really old, the earth is always changing, it is…
James Hutton
wrote a book called theory of the Earth, scottish farmer, doc…
Charles Lyell
wrote a book called the principles of geology , did not creat…
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Chapter 6 - the rock and fossil record (vraj)
what does uniformitarianism assume?
what is Catastrophicism based on?
modern geology is based on __________
Why do paleontologists use fossils?
change is gradual
idea that geologic change is sudden
idea that gradual geologic change is interuppted by catastrop…
to study past life
what does uniformitarianism assume?
change is gradual
what is Catastrophicism based on?
idea that geologic change is sudden
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Science Chapter 6: Rock and Fossil Record
uniformitarianism
catastrophism
paleontology
fossils
past geologic processes that occurred in the past can be expl…
geologic change that occurs suddenly... example: an asteroid hit…
the study of past life using fossils
remains of organisms preserved by geologic processes; found m…
uniformitarianism
past geologic processes that occurred in the past can be expl…
catastrophism
geologic change that occurs suddenly... example: an asteroid hit…
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Evolution Chapter 6/ The Fossil Record and Darwin's Prediction
Fossil record
Darwin's dilemma about the fossil reco…
Darwin's admission to a friend
If evolution did occur, and the fossil…
the documented collection of animal and plant fossils known w…
The fossils collected by scientists prior to 1859 did not cor…
"Why then is not every geological formation and every stratum…
the fossil record would reflect many of the intermediate or a…
Fossil record
the documented collection of animal and plant fossils known w…
Darwin's dilemma about the fossil reco…
The fossils collected by scientists prior to 1859 did not cor…
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Science: Chapter 6 Rock and Fossil Record
catastrophism
uniformitarianism
relative dating
superposition
A principle that states that all geology change occurs suddenly
A principle that states that the same geologic processes shap…
Determining whether an object or event is older or younger th…
A principle that states that younger rocks lie above older ro…
catastrophism
A principle that states that all geology change occurs suddenly
uniformitarianism
A principle that states that the same geologic processes shap…
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Ch 6- Rock and Fossil Record Vocabulary
Law of Superposition
relative dating
Geologic Column
absolute dating
principle that geologists apply to rock layers that states th…
a way to determine whether an object or event is older or you…
a sequence of all known fossils or rock formations arranged i…
a way to determine the number of years since a rock formed
Law of Superposition
principle that geologists apply to rock layers that states th…
relative dating
a way to determine whether an object or event is older or you…
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The Rock and Fossil Record (CH.6 SEC.3)
Radioactive decay
Absolute Dating
Half-Life
Isotope
the process in which a radioactive isotope tends to break dow…
Any method of measuring the age of an event or object in years
time needed for half of a sample of a radioactive substance t…
an atom that has the same number of protons or atomic number…
Radioactive decay
the process in which a radioactive isotope tends to break dow…
Absolute Dating
Any method of measuring the age of an event or object in years
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The Rock and Fossil Record (CH.6 SEC.1)
Uniformitarianism
Catasrophism
Paleontology
Paleobotanists
a principle that states that geologic processes that occurred…
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
Scientific study of fossils
Study fossils of plants
Uniformitarianism
a principle that states that geologic processes that occurred…
Catasrophism
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly
9 terms
Chapter 9- The Fossil Record
Eon
Era
Period
Epoch
the longest time periods (billions of years)
hundreds of millions of years in length; marked by mass extin…
tens of millions of years long
divisions of the most recent periods; several million years l…
Eon
the longest time periods (billions of years)
Era
hundreds of millions of years in length; marked by mass extin…
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The Rock and Fossil Record (CH.6 SEC.2)
What disturbs Rock Layers
Relative Dating
Fault
Intrusion
unconformities
any method of determining whether an event or object is older…
a break in the Earth's crust along which blocks of crust slid…
molten rock that has squeezed into existing rock and hardened
What disturbs Rock Layers
unconformities
Relative Dating
any method of determining whether an event or object is older…
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rock and fossil record Ch 6
uniformitarianism
catastrophism
1. What are two views of they way eart…
paleontology
principle that states the geological processes that occurred…
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly…
1. uniformitarianism & catastrophism... 2. most change is gradua…
the scientific study of fossils
uniformitarianism
principle that states the geological processes that occurred…
catastrophism
a principle that states that geologic change occurs suddenly…
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Chapter 5: The Fossil Record
petrified fossil
mold
cast
relative dating
A fossil formed when minerals replace all or part of an organ…
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
A type of fossil that forms when a mold becomes filled in wit…
A technique used to determine which of two fossils is older
petrified fossil
A fossil formed when minerals replace all or part of an organ…
mold
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
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Chapter 9- The Fossil Record
Eon
Era
Period
Epoch
the longest time periods (billions of years)
hundreds of millions of years in length; marked by mass extin…
tens of millions of years long
divisions of the most recent periods; several million years l…
Eon
the longest time periods (billions of years)
Era
hundreds of millions of years in length; marked by mass extin…
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Chapter 12 The Fossil Record
Relative Dating
Radiometric Dating
Isotope
Half Life
A method of determining whether an event or object, such as a…
A method of determining the absolute age of an object, often…
an atom that has the same number of protons (or the same atom…
The time required for half of a sample of a radioactive isoto…
Relative Dating
A method of determining whether an event or object, such as a…
Radiometric Dating
A method of determining the absolute age of an object, often…
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Ivy & Bean break the fossil record chapter 4 - 6
Toucan
The coast is clear.
Organized
Pause
A tropical bird who has a very big colorful bill
Nobody is watching so we can sneak somewhere now
Neat and in order
Stop what you're doing and then start again
Toucan
A tropical bird who has a very big colorful bill
The coast is clear.
Nobody is watching so we can sneak somewhere now
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Rocks and the Fossil Record, Ch. 6
uniformitarianism
James Hutton
catastrophism
Charles Lyell
a principle that states the same geologic processes shaping t…
a philosopher and scientists who pioneered the idea that the…
a principle that states all geologic change occurs suddenly b…
a scientist who reintroduced uniformitarianism and the idea t…
uniformitarianism
a principle that states the same geologic processes shaping t…
James Hutton
a philosopher and scientists who pioneered the idea that the…
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6.3 The fossil record
Petified fossil
Mold
Cast
Relative dating
Fossil that form in this way
A hollow space in sediment in the shape of an organism or par…
Is a copy of the shape of the organism that made in the mold
A technique used to determine which of two fossils is order
Petified fossil
Fossil that form in this way
Mold
A hollow space in sediment in the shape of an organism or par…
chapter 17 - The fossil record
paleontologists
fossil record
extinct
relative dating
scientists who study fossils
information about past life, including the structure of organ…
no longer existing or living
method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pl…
paleontologists
scientists who study fossils
fossil record
information about past life, including the structure of organ…
11 terms
6.3 the fossil record
Petrified fossils
Mold
Cast
Relative dating
Rock that changes fossils are called petrified fossils
Sediment in the shape of an organism is called mold
A cast is a copy of the shape of the organism that made mold
Is to determine which of two fossils is older
Petrified fossils
Rock that changes fossils are called petrified fossils
Mold
Sediment in the shape of an organism is called mold
11 terms
Chapter 5: The Fossil Record
petrified fossil
mold
cast
relative dating
A fossil formed when minerals replace all or part of an organ…
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
A type of fossil that forms when a mold becomes filled in wit…
A technique used to determine which of two fossils is older
petrified fossil
A fossil formed when minerals replace all or part of an organ…
mold
A type of fossil formed when a shell or other hard part of an…
18 terms
chapter 8: the fossil record
fossil; what information can we get fr…
relative vs. absolute dating
stratigraphy; principles of superposit…
biostratigraphy
...
...
...
...
fossil; what information can we get fr…
...
relative vs. absolute dating
...
43 terms
chapter 17 - The fossil record
paleontologists
fossil record
extinct
relative dating
scientists who study fossils
information about past life, including the structure of organ…
no longer existing or living
method of determining the age of a fossil by comparing its pl…
paleontologists
scientists who study fossils
fossil record
information about past life, including the structure of organ…
25 terms
Chapter 17- The Fossil Record
Paleontologists
Fossil Record
Extinct
Relative Dating
Study fossils
Total number of fossils that have been discovered as well as…
When there are no more individuals of the species living anyw…
determined age of a fossil by comparing its placement of foss…
Paleontologists
Study fossils
Fossil Record
Total number of fossils that have been discovered as well as…
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Ch. 6 - The Rock and Fossil Record
Molten rock that squeezes into rock an…
What is tilting?
What process involves the comparison o…
Describe the geologic column
INTRUSION
SLANTING OF ROCK LAYERS
RELATIVE DATING
IDEAL SEQUENCE OF ROCK LAYERS CONTAINING ALL KNOWN FOSSILS AN…
Molten rock that squeezes into rock an…
INTRUSION
What is tilting?
SLANTING OF ROCK LAYERS
Chapter 17:The Fossil Record
Paleontologist
Fossil Record
Relative Dating
Radioactive Dating
scientist who studies fossils
provides evidence about the history of life on earth... -how org…
fossils in lower layers of rocks are older relative to the fo…
calculate age of organism based on the amount remaining of an…
Paleontologist
scientist who studies fossils
Fossil Record
provides evidence about the history of life on earth... -how org…
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Chapter 8 - The Fossil Record
Paleoanthropology
Relative dating
Chronometric dating
B.P.
The study of primate and human evolution.
A comparative method of dating the older of two or more fossi…
The method of estimating the specific date of fossils or sites.
Before present, the internationally accepted form of designat…
Paleoanthropology
The study of primate and human evolution.
Relative dating
A comparative method of dating the older of two or more fossi…
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Chapter 8 The Fossil Record
Lucy
By what main means can we further unde…
Paleoanthropology
What methods can we use to learn when…
One of the most famous fossils in human evolution, "She" is a…
We can derive clues baout human evolution from the fossil rec…
the study of primate and human evolution
Relative dating and chronometric dating allow us to determine…
Lucy
One of the most famous fossils in human evolution, "She" is a…
By what main means can we further unde…
We can derive clues baout human evolution from the fossil rec…
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Health Record Chapter 6
American Society for Testing and Mater…
Clinical data repository
Clinical decision support (CDS) systems
Data exchange standards
Society that develops the standard for the content and struct…
A centralized database that captures, sorts, and processes pa…
A system that automatically analyzes health record data and s…
Established messaging standards, also called interoperability…
American Society for Testing and Mater…
Society that develops the standard for the content and struct…
Clinical data repository
A centralized database that captures, sorts, and processes pa…
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The Fossil Record Chapter Vocab
Uniformitarianism
Catastrophism
Relative age
Law of superposition
The belief that geologic processes occur at the same rate thr…
The belief that catastrophes and only catastrophes were invol…
the approximate age of fossils or other objects in rock layer…
When you have sedimentary rock layers, the oldest ones are on…
Uniformitarianism
The belief that geologic processes occur at the same rate thr…
Catastrophism
The belief that catastrophes and only catastrophes were invol…
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Chapter Six Rock and Fossil Record
uniformitarianism
catastrophism
relative dating
superposition
Principle that states that the same geologic processes shapin…
Principle that states that all geologic activity occurs sudde…
Determining whether an object or event is older or younger th…
Principle that states that younger rocks lie above older rock…
uniformitarianism
Principle that states that the same geologic processes shapin…
catastrophism
Principle that states that all geologic activity occurs sudde…
20 terms
Chapter 17 Fossil Record
fossil record
paleontologist
extinct
sedimentary rock
provides evidence about the history of life on earth , shows…
scientist who study fossils
species died out
formed from exposure to rain, heat, wind and cold breaks down…
fossil record
provides evidence about the history of life on earth , shows…
paleontologist
scientist who study fossils
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Biology Chapter 12: The Fossil Record
Permineralization
Natural Casts
Trace Fossils
Amber-preserved Fossils
occurs when minerals fill in spaces within once living organi…
Minerals fill in a mold of a once living organism recreating…
record the activity of an organism. Is usually an outline or…
organisms trapped in tree resin (sap) that hardens into amber…
Permineralization
occurs when minerals fill in spaces within once living organi…
Natural Casts
Minerals fill in a mold of a once living organism recreating…
12 terms
Chapter 3 The Rock and Fossil Record
Uniformitarianism
castastrophism
relative dating
superposition
same geologic processes that shaped the Earth's past are stil…
all geologic change occurs suddenly
determining if an object or event is older or younger than ot…
states that younger rocks lie above older rocks in undisturbe…
Uniformitarianism
same geologic processes that shaped the Earth's past are stil…
castastrophism
all geologic change occurs suddenly
94 terms
Chapter 17 Fossil record
How do scientists read past lives?
Definition of "Paleontologist"
What can fossils tell us?
What is the fossil record?
They observe history in the sap of ancient trees, peat bogs a…
A scientist who studies, and classifies fossils
1) structure of organisms... 2) What they ate... 3)What ate them... 4)…
It provides the history of life on Earth. Also shows how diff…
How do scientists read past lives?
They observe history in the sap of ancient trees, peat bogs a…
Definition of "Paleontologist"
A scientist who studies, and classifies fossils
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