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Non - living?

Minerals or Rocks

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Solid?

Minerals or Rocks

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Has a crystalline pattern?

Minerals

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Recognize by things like color, streak, luster, hardness, and cleavage?

Minerals

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Building blocks of rocks?

Minerals

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Made of all the same materials?

Minerals

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Made of minerals?

Rocks

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Formed by heat and pressure?

Metamorphic Rocks

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Often found as layered rocks, contain crystals?

Metamorphic Rocks

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Marbles, gneiss, schist are examples of?

Metamorphic Rocks

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Formed by hardened lava or magma?

Igneous

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May have crystals, no layers, may have air holes, can look like glass?

Igneous

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Basalt, granite, obsidian, pumice are examples?

Igneous

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Formed from sediments that have pressed together and weathering and erosion?

Sedimentary

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Rounded, minerals and rock particles are cemented together, layered?

Sedimentary

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Sandstone, conglomerate, shale are examples of?

Sedimentary

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The remains of plants or animals that once lived in the past?

Fossils

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Preserved in earth or rock?

Fossils

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Found in sedimentary rocks?

Fossils

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Tell scientist about the climate, geology, plants and animals of an area?

Fossils

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Imprint, mold and cast, or trace (leaf print, dinosaur tracks)

Impression

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Original organism stays in tact (insect in amber)?

Preserved

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Original remains are removed and replaced with a new minerals (petrified wood)?

Mineral Replacement

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The main cause of plant and animal extinction?

Climate change

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Lived in deep oceans?

Trilobites

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Lived in tropical (warm), swampy (lots of water and plants) areas?

Dinosaurs