Match the definition or example on the left with the words on the right.
Each word MAY be used more than once.
are formed when minerals replace all or part of an organism __________ fossils of organisms delicate parts __________ this substance stops the bones of organisms from decaying when they become trapped in it
these fossils show the activities of organisms
formed when hard parts of an organism dissolve over time, leaving behind a hollow shape of the organism __________
literally means “turned to stone” __________
forms when minerals and sediment fill a mold fossil of an organism __________
this substance can even preserve the hair of organisms __________
formed when all of the minerals of an organism break down and only carbon remains __________
form when an organism becomes trapped in a tree’s sticky resin
Preserved Remains: Ice
Carbon Film Fossil