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Fossil Word Search

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remains
millions
bones
animals
plants
rock
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wooly mammoth
petrified wood
amber
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Fossils Crossword

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An imprint made by sediment filling a mold and creating the same shape as the once living organism. cast
Fossils of the actual animal or animal part preserved in ice, amber, or tar. True Form fossils
Formed when an organism dies, breaks down, and only leaves a thin layer of carbon. carbon film fossil
Substances such as coal, natural gas, and oil formed from the remains of once living organism. Fossil fuels
material that is replaced quickly in nature, alternative source of energy. Renewable resources
The preserved remains or traces of animals, plants, and other organisms of long ago. fossils
to turn into stone or a stony substance. Petrify
Rocks made from material that sinks to the bottom of a liquid such as a lake, pond, or ocean. sedimentary
Person who studdies fossils. Paleontologist
Impressions left behind by an oganism; they record the movements and behaviors. trace fossils
an imprint made by the outside of a dead plant or animal when water washes the remains out of the rock. mold
Hardened tree sap yellow to brown in color, that is often a source of insect fossils. amber
A fossil made by a print or an impression. imprint
An organism no longer alive on Earth. extinct

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fossils Crossword puzzle

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what is a remains of an organism that lived long ago and is preserved in some way? fossil
a scientist who studies fossils and organisms that lived long ago? paleontologist
a mark or figure impressed or printed on something imprints
formed when sediment fills the inside or covers the outside of a dead organism molds
preserves the impression of the hard part of an organism casts
insect fossils preserved in hardened tree sap called amber
are formed by sediment that is deposited over time, usually as layers at the bottom of lakes and oceans sedimentary rock
is a kind of fossil formed when trees that died millions of years ago fell and became covered in mud and sand petrified wood
when the last existing member dies extinct
are a diverse group of animals that first appeared during the Triassic dinosaurs

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Fossil Word Search

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environment
relative time
amber
discover
bones
remains
organism
layers
plant
animal
fossil
imprint
dinosaurs
rock
mold
sediment
cast

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Fossil Word Search

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extinct
evolution
scientific theory
paleontologist
trace fossil
carbon film
petrified fossil
cast
mold fossil
sedimentary rock
fossil

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Fossils Word Search

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mineral replacement
petrified wood
preserved remains
carbon film
microfossil
fossil
trace fossil
mold
cast
James Hutton
amber
paleontologist
catastrophism
uniformitarianism

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Fossils Crossword

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The preserved remains of a plant or animal fossil
Fossils give scientist _______ about life on our planet. clues
Fossils have been found on all ______ continents
A person who studies fossils paleontologist
To find a fossil, you have to ____ deep into the Earth dig
There are ___ types of fossils three
This type of fossil comes from an indent of an organism in rock after the organism has died mold
_____ fossils occur when mold fossils are filled in with minerals that harden over time. cast
This type of fossil is created by the walking or running of an organism. imprint
Sometimes fossils harden in this tree sap
Fossils take many _____ to form. years
most fossils are found in this type of rock sedimentary

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CLUES TO EARTHS PAST Crossword

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Remains, imprints, or traces of prehistoric organisms. Fossil
Remains of species that existed on Earth for a short period of time. Index Fossil
The time taken for any specified property to decrease by half. Half-Life
Living thing such as animal, plant and human. Organism
Somethings age, to the comparison to the ages of other things. Relative Age
A thin film of carbon residue is left, forming a silhouette of the original organism Carbon Films
A hard part of something being dissolved and leaving behind a cavity. Mold
Gaps in rock sequences are called _____________. Unconformities
The solid, nonmetallic mineral matter of which rocks are made of. Stone
The age, in years, of a rock or other object. Absolute Age
A method of dating geological or archeological specimens by determining the relative proportions of particular radioactive isotopes present in a sample. Radiometric Dating
A fossil of a footprint, trail or burrow. Trace Fossil
Belonging to or forming the outer surface or structure of something. External
Sometimes conditions allow ________ _________ of organisms to be preserved for millions of years. Original Remains
A scientist who studies fossils. Paleontologist
Plant matter accumulating, over millions of years, these deposits become completely carbonized, forming ____. Coal
The process in which something is being broken down. Radioactive Decay
A person, animal, or group living in a place or environment. Inhabited
Rock formed when sediments are cemented and compacted. Sedimentary Rock
An expert in or student of geology. Geologist

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Fossils Crossword

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imprint or remains of plants, or animals that once were alive and lived a very long time ago fossils
gone forever, all of one kind of a plant or animal dies extinct
a fossil made inside a mold when minerals seeped in and hardens into the shapes of the mold  cast fossil
a fossil of an organism that left an empty space in the rock the shape of the once living organism mold fossil
a fossil that are the remains of the activity of an animal, such as preserved track ways, footprints, fossilized egg shells, and nests  trace fossil
a fossil in which the organic remains have been replaced by minerals in the slow process of being replaced with stone pertified fossil
sticky juice from a tree sap
hardened tree sap, often the source of insect fossils and is usually yellow in color resin fossil
a scientist who studies fossils paleontologists
to keep something as it was preserved

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Natural Selection Crossword

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the period between the birth of one generation and the birth of the next generation generation time
the formation of new species as a result of evolution speciation
the process by which individuals that are better adapted to their environment survive and reproduce more successfully than less well adapted individuals do natural selection
a characteristic that improves an individuals ability to survive and reproduce in a particular environment adaptation
a group of organisms that are closely related and can mate to produce fertile offsring Species
the process in which inherited characteristics within a population change over generations such that new species sometimes arise Evolution
the trace or remains of an organism that lived long ago, most commonly preserved in sedimentary rock fossil
a historical sequence of life indicated by fossils found in layers of the earths crust fossil record
a genetically determined characteristic trait
the human practice of breeding animals or plants that have certain desired traits selective breeding
any method of determining whether an event or object is older or younger than other events or object relative dating
any method of measuring the age of an object or event in years absolute dating
the theory that explains how large pieces of the Earths outermost layer, called tectonic plates, move and chage shape plates tectonics

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