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What is a fossil?
A fossil is the hardened remains or other evidence of a living thing that existed a long time ago?
What are fosssils frequently found in.
Sedimentary rock.
What is a paleontologist?
Paleontologists are scientists that study extinct organisms, examine fossil structure and make comparisons to present-day organisms.
How does studying fossils help paleontologists learn?
It helps them learn because they can learn how animals have changed over time.
How is a fossil formed?
Over time an organism’s tissues are replaced by hard minerals.
How do you tell a fossil’s age?
Fossils have radioactive elements on them, and the more decayed the elements are, the older the fossil is.
are scientists that study extinct organisms, examine fossil structure and make comparisons to present-day organisms.
Paleontologists.
What are some types of fossils?
Birds, leaves, bones, teeth, eggs, and animals.
Sedimentary rocks are where are found?
Fossils.
What are types of fossils?
A. bannanna splits.
b. a fish.
c. a hotdog.
or d. a hoagie.
The hardened remains or other evidence of a living thing that existed a long time ago is called…………………?
Fossils.
The fossils positon in a rock that have higher layers are younger. True or False?
True.
Fossils are from living things. True or False?
True.
Fossils come from rocks. True or False?
True.
All fossils are old. True or False?
False.
come from sedimentary rocks.
Fossils.
A hamburger is a type of fossil. True or False.
False.
How is a fossil made?
Layers of sediments are pressed together over time to form rock. Living things get trapped in the sediments and are preserved as fossils.
What is a fossil.
A fossil is a living thing that died and got preserved as a fossil.
All fossils are young. True or false.
False.