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Which layer is the least dense?29
Which layer is the least dense?
Which statement is correct?
As you move down through the layers pressure increases.
As you move up down through the layers, pressure remains the same.
As you move up through the layers, the pressure increases.
As you move down through the layers, pressure decreases.30s
Which of the following causes Earth's tectonic plates to move?
Energy from the Sun
Faults in Mountain Ranges
Convection currents in the mantle
Magnetic Pole Reversal30s
What type of plate boundary is this?
Oceanic Trenches are formed by _______ plate boundaries
Where would the oldest rock be found?
How is it possible for new crust to be formed without increasing the surface area of the Earth?
Crust is destroyed at the same time it is created
New crust is underwater where it sinks
A giant monster eats the old crust under the ocean
New crust breaks more easily than old crust30s
The oldest rock formation identified on Earth is found on the shoreline of Hudson Bay in Canada. This rock formed 4.28 billion years ago. What information does a scientist need to more accurately determine the age of a rock?
The amount of weathering present on the surface of the rock
The thickness of younger rock layers that cover the rock
The percentage of each mineral that makes up the rock
The amount of each radioactive element present in the rock30s
A trace fossil includes no physical remains of the organisms body, but only a mark or structure that the fossil left behind. Which of these is not an example or a trace fossil?
Feeding grounds in sediment
An insect in amber
Dinosaur tracks in sediment
A burrow in the sea floor30s
The fossil record shows part of the history of life on Earth and can tell scientists about environmental changes over time. Which of the following statements explains what fossils of palm fronds found in Antarctica tell us about what the climate was once like?
Palm fronds indicates Antarctica has always had a polar climate
Palm fronds indicate an aquatic environment was once present
Palm fronds indicate a period of drought once existed
Palm fronds indicate a tropical climate was once present30s
What is the law that states why F is younger than G?
law of superposition
law of uniformitarianism
law of Mermaids and Fairy's
law of cross-cutting30s
Does the picture represent relative or absolute dating?
Absolute age is determined by...
the law of superposition
the other rocks around it30s
The Law of Superposition helps scientists to determine what?
The age of fossils
The absolute age of rock layers
the super powers of rocks
The relative age of rock layers30s
What type of rock do fossils form in?
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