Science - Ch 7 - Section 1

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Science - Ch 7 - Section 1
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  1. the preserved remains or traces of an organism that lived in the past
    fossils
  2. a type of fossil that is hollow are in dediment in the shape of an organism or part of an organism
    mold
  3. a fossil that is a solid copy of an organisms shape, formed when minerals seep into mold
    cast
  4. a fossil in which minerals replace all or part of an organism
    petrified fossil
  5. a type of fossil consisting of an extremely thin coating of carbon on rock
    carbon film
  6. a type of fossil that provides evidence of the activities of ancient organisms
    trace fossil
  7. a scientist who studies fossils to learn about organisms that lived long ago
    paleontologist
  8. change over time; the process by which modern organisms have descended from ancient organisms
    evolution
  9. a group of related organisms that has died out and has no living members; or a volcano that is no longer active and is unlikely to erupt again
    extinct

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