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Fifth Grade (Grade 5) Historical Geology Questions

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Grade 5 Historical Geology
Fossils of sea organisms that no longer exists are sometimes found in high mountain areas. How do scientists explain these discoveries?
  1. a new climate caused an ocean to disappear.
  2. the mountains were lifted from low, wet areas.
  3. the fossils were carried there by flowing rivers.
  4. the samples were left behind from volcanic eruptions.
Grade 5 Historical Geology
Grade 5 Historical Geology
What are fossils?
  1. preserved remains or traces of living things
  2. animals that recently died
  3. animals that died 400 years ago
  4. one celled animals
Grade 5 Historical Geology
A petrified fossil is
  1. when minerals replace all or part of an organism
  2. solid copy of the shape of an organism
  3. an extremely thin coating of carbon on rock
  4. A carbon film
Grade 5 Historical Geology
Grade 5 Historical Geology
While digging on dry land, a student found a fossil mold of a fish. Which is the best conclusion the student can draw from this?
  1. Fish lived on land long ago.
  2. The fish was a plant eater.
  3. Water once covered the dry land.
  4. Someone must have placed the fossil in the ground.
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