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Rocks and Fossils
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    Rocks, fossils, and erosion


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  • What are the three main types of rocks that we learned about in class?
    Metamorphic, sedimentary, igneous

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  • What do fossils tell us about earth?
    The history of life on Earth

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  • What are rocks made out of?
    Minerals

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  • What changes the earth's surface?
    Water, wind, volcanos

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  • What do we call a person who studies fossils?
    Paleontologist

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  • What helped shape the land of Michigan?
    Glaciers

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  • Why do Paleontologists wet their fossils?
    To bring out the details

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  • What is magma?
    Molten Rock

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  • Erosion changes the shape of natural features. Give some examples of these natural features
    Rocks, mountains, hills

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  • What is soil made out of?
    Living and non-living things

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  • What is the top soil layer called?
    Humas

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  • What is the second highest soil layer called?
    Top soil

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  • What is the second lowest soil layer called?
    Subsoil

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  • What are the three places you may find fossils?
    Glaciers, rocks, sticky resin

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  • Why do rocks in beaches have smooth edges?
    Moving water tumbles rocks against each other Sharp edges get eroded away

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  • How can weather affect homes by the shore
    Loose soil and rocks can cause erosion and damage

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  • What types of things become fossils?
    Bones, plants, animals

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  • If you find a dolphin fossil in a desert, what can that tell you?
    The desert used to be ocean

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  • What is a voilent and sudden force that brings changes to the land?
    Earthquakes

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  • What type of rock is this?
    Sedementary

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  • What type of rock is this
    Igneous

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  • What type of rock is this?
    Metamorphic

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  • What was this fossil created in?
    A glacier

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  • What was this fossil created in?
    Resin

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  • What was this fossil created in
    Rocks

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  • What is his job?
    Palentologist

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  • Are the top rocks older or are the bottom rocks older?
    Bottom rocks are the oldest

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