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Describes a group of living things that are no longer living.
The hardened remains of a living thing that died long ago.
Why are there more animal fossils than plant fossils?
Animals are smaller than plants.
Plants have harder bodies than animals.
Plans have softer bodies than animals.
Animals eat plants.
Which type of fossil would look just like the body part of a once-living thing?
Which is an imprint fossil?
an animal track
Which type of rock are most fossils found?
An animal has sharp, pointy teeth, what can we infer about this animal?
The animal lived in the water
The animal lived near the beach.
The animal is a carnivore.
The animal only ate plants.
If a scientist found a fish fossil in the desert, what can they infer?
An animal ate the fish.
The water covered the area long ago.
Today's fish looks the same
The fish is endangered.
How are an elephant and a mammoth alike?
They are both endangered.
They are both extinct.
They both have tusks.
They both live in a warm climate.
What statement is true about fossils?
All living organisms leave behind fossils.
Fossils show that camels never change.
Some living things have not really changed in millions of years.
Plant fossils have never changed.
What needs to happen FIRST for a fossil to form?
A plant or animal must be covered by sediment.
A plant or animal must die and decompose.
Sediments fill a a mold to form a cast.
An earthquake shifts the land up.
Which of these animals is extinct?
What replaces the wood of a once-living thing to form petrified wood?
Why are there a lot of fern fossils?
Ferns are hard like bones.
Ferns have changed little over time.
Ferns were larger than all plants.
Most animals ate ferns.
How can you make a mold of an ancient seashell?
Press the seashell in model clay.
Draw the seashell
Press the seashell in model clay to make a mold then fill it in.
Trace the seashell
This type of fossil is tree sap hardened and replaced by minerals.
Turtles look much like they did millions of years ago. What can we infer about turtle fossils?
They did not change over time.
The turtle survived the ice age.
Turtles went extinct.
Turtles were never endangered.
What can we infer about animals with dull teeth?
They ate other animals.
They ate only plants.
They ate nothing.
They only ate fish.