Fossils
petrified fossil
forms when bone or wood is replaced by minerals that harden into rock
mold
the imprint of an organism that has been pressed into a rock
cast
forms when sediment fills in an imprint and makes a copy of the shape of an organism
carbon fossil
a dark image made from plants pressed into a rock
trace fossil
forms from something that an organism leftbehind, such as a footprint
fossil
any part or trace of a living organism that is naturally preserved afterit dies.
evolutionists
People who believe that life on earth developed gradually over millions of years
creationists
People who believe that God made the earth and all forms of life in six days
paleontology
The scientific study of fossils
excavation
Removing a fossil from the rock around it