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GS Module 7

GS Mod 7

Fossil The preserved remains of a once living organism
Petrification The conversion of organic material into rock
Resin A thick, slowly flowing liquid produced by plants that can harden into a solid
Extinct Term applied to a species that was once living but now is not
How a mold is formed A object is put in a sediment and the sediment hardens and then so liquid gets into the sediment and hardens and leaves a mold
How a cast is formed some other sediments the seep into the sedimentary rock fills in the open space in the mold to form a cast
How carbonize is made The object is push into a sediment and pressure and gases that are in the remains of the object is pushed out and the objects remains are lost.
What is the difference between casts molds and carbonized mold is just a inprinted of a sedimentary rock. cast are a detailed inprints of A sedimentary rock carbonization is like a drawing of the object.
cretures trapped in amber A creture in amber can not decompose
cretures trapped in ice a creture can not decompose in ice because of the liqud around it keeps in in tacked.
What is the difference between ice and amber in amber the insides of the animal is decomposed but is ice it is not.
four general features of fossil record cast mold petrifaction and carbonized
the difference between uniformitarian and catastrophist catastrophist believe that there are catastrophes and uniformitarian believe that the earth is zillions of years old.
Created by: snturner