Study Guide: 8.E.2. & 8.L.4                                Name:  ______________________       Core ______

Will be using Coach books for review along with both  power points. (Geology & Species Change over Time)

REad pages 166 - 168:  Answer the following questions:

  1.  What is a fossil?
  2. What is an index fossil and its significance to the relative dating of rock layers and other fossils.
  3. How is carbon 14 used to find the age of the rock?
  4. What is the difference between absolute and relative age and give an example of each.
  5. What is the law of superposition?  Illustrate undisturbed layers and also layers with an intrusion.

        Label oldest to youngest.

6)  Petrified wood, a fossil, is considered once living.  How is this possible?

7)  What is sedimentary rock, how is it formed and why are most fossils found in sedimentary layers.

8)  Study on Geology powerpoint:  Absolute dating (including parent/absolute?

9)  A certain kind of fossil is found around the world.  What is it called?  ___________   ____________.

10)  Coach page 172:  Geologic Time:  Where time period are unicellular organisms found?  Where would you find these according to the Law of Superposition.

11)  Coach page 181:  Read and know the following: Homologous structures and illustrations

12)  Coach page 184: Define classification and taxonomy

 

****** At home, use study guide, both power points for these standards, and vocabulary cards *******

Study Guide: 8.E.2. & 8.L.4                                Name:  ______________________       Core ______

Will be using Coach books for review along with both  power points. (Geology & Species Change over Time)

REad pages 166 - 168:  Answer the following questions:

  1.  What is a fossil?
  2. What is an index fossil and its significance to the relative dating of rock layers and other fossils.
  3. How is carbon 14 used to find the age of the rock?
  4. What is the difference between absolute and relative age and give an example of each.
  5. What is the law of superposition?  Illustrate undisturbed layers and also layers with an intrusion.

        Label oldest to youngest.

6)  Petrified wood, a fossil, is considered once living.  How is this possible?

7)  What is sedimentary rock, how is it formed and why are most fossils found in sedimentary layers.

8)  Study on Geology powerpoint:  Absolute dating (including parent/absolute?

9)  A certain kind of fossil is found around the world.  What is it called?  ___________   ____________.

10)  Coach page 172:  Geologic Time:  Where time period are unicellular organisms found?  Where would you find these according to the Law of Superposition.

11)  Coach page 181:  Read and know the following: Homologous structures and illustrations

12)  Coach page 184: Define classification and taxonomy  

****** At home, use study guide, both power points for these standards, and vocabulary cards *******