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Evidence from Rocks and Fossils
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    Earth and Its Changing Features

    Evidence from Rocks and Fossils

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  • Question 3
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    What can scientists learn from examining the rock layers?

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    I think scientists examine rock layers to learn about organisms that lived in the past.

    I think scientists examine rock layers to learn about how the surface of the Earth changes over time.

    I don't think rock layers help scientists learn about organisms that lived in the past or how the surface of the Earth has changed. They examine rock layers to identify rocks and minerals.

    I think scientists examine rock layers to learn about organisms that lived in the past and how the surface of the Earth has changed.

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    What can scientists learn from fossils?

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    Fossils give scientists information about environments of the past.

    Scientists can also determine the relative age of fossils based on the layer of rock in which they are found.

    Some fossils also provide clues to a rock layer's relative age.

    How wind and water deposit most of the sediments.

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    Vocabulary

    • fossil

    • sediment

    • sedimentary rock

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    fossil

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    tiny bits of soil or rock

    sediments pressed together

    remains or imprints of living things from the past

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    sedimentary rock

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    sediments pressed together in layers

    tiny bits of soil or rock that have been broken down and deposited

    remains or imprints of living things fromthe past

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    sediments

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    remains or imprints of living things from the past

    ammonites

    tiny bits of soil or rock broken down and deposited

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    earth forces

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    volcano eruption

    car crash

    earthquakes

    flow of river

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    _____ form from sediments that are cemented or pressed together.

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    Sediments

    Fossils

    Sands

    Sedimentary rocks

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