Brainpop Fossils:


1. What is a body fossil?


2. What is a trace fossil?


3. Why are deserts, tar pits, and ice good places to find body fossils?


4. In order to form a fossil, an organism must usually _____________________ quickly after it dies.


5. Why do you think most fossils involve shells, skeletons, and teeth?


6. Although a cast fossil looks like an original bone or shell, how is it different?

[Cast fossil]


7. A mold fossil is most similar to which of these?

a. An eggshell with no egg inside:  b. a replica of your teeth at the dentist’s office:  

C. A bone buried by your dog:        d. an insect trapped in amber


8. What can you infer from the fact that fossil fuels are carbon-based?


9. What two forces can turn fossils into fossil fuels?


10. What is a carbon film?