Insight about these animals and plants can help us understand the natural world a little better.
Fossils are important for a variety of reasons – paleontologists analyse them to explore how organisms that came before us lived. Insight about these animals and plants can help us understand the natural world a little better. Try to see if you can get all the answers right for the questions below. 1. Which of the following constitutes a fossil?
2. Stephen J. Gould is a paleontologist who speculated that, of all the organisms that ever lived on earth, only ________% are still alive.
3. Which of the following statements hold true for fossilization?
4. An animal is more likely to become fossilized if:
5. Which of the following statements is true?
6. Which of the following can be inferred from studying the fossilized skeletons of animals?
7. Paleoanthropology is the study of _____
9. Radiocarbon dating can help find the age range of biological specimens no older than:
10. The scientific study of the structure of bones, skeletal elements and microbone morphology is called: