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What is a fossilization?

When organic matter changes to stone.

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Fossils can only form in what type of rock?

Sedimentary rocks

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What's weathering and erosion?

Weathering is the proses of rocks breaking down into smaller pieces
Erosion is the moving proses of the broken rocks

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What's disintegration?

Disintegration the process of breaking down rock though physical pressures.

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Whats decomposition?

The process of breaking down rock through chemical process.

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What is the Plate Tectonic theory?

Plate Tectonic Theory is when plates of the earth layers move it explains earthquake,volcanos, and mountains forming.

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What Are Divergent Boundaries plates

Divergent Boundaries is when plates move apart

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What are Convergent Boundaries?

Convergent Boundaries is when plates move together hit each other.

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What are Transform Boundaries? (Faults)

Transform Boundaries is when plates move along each other

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What's Relative dating.

That the layers of rocks, the lower ones are older.

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Whats Absolute dating?

It's based on radioactive atoms that fall apart over time. It's how fast they break apart.v