Flashcards in Fossiles-Earth Age Deck (11):
What is a fossilization?
When organic matter changes to stone.
Fossils can only form in what type of rock?
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
Disintegration the process of breaking down rock though physical pressures.
The process of breaking down rock through chemical process.
What is the Plate Tectonic theory?
Plate Tectonic Theory is when plates of the earth layers move it explains earthquake,volcanos, and mountains forming.
What Are Divergent Boundaries plates
Divergent Boundaries is when plates move apart
What are Convergent Boundaries?
Convergent Boundaries is when plates move together hit each other.
What are Transform Boundaries? (Faults)
Transform Boundaries is when plates move along each other
What's Relative dating.
That the layers of rocks, the lower ones are older.