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How do fossils affect
people?
Presented by Essence P
Fossils

What are fossils?
Fossils are the remains of living things
Classifying Fossils
What are different types of fossils?
● Sedimentary
● Preserved Footprints
● Natural and Artificial Mol...
Fossils
What are fossils?
Fossils are the remains of once living things
Fossil Locations
Where can you find fossils?
Fossils are everywhere you go in deserts,
oceans,mountains and more.
Fossils

How are fossils formed and what are they?
Trace fossils
Trace fossils give us proof from the past.
They are footprints, burrows, and poop.
Trace fossils are formed ...
Tar Pit fossils
Tar pits are pools of liquid asphalt that are created when
oil seeps up from deep inside the Earth through...
Cast fossils
Cast fossils are when something dead gets
filled with minerals.
After minerals harden and create a replica of...
How do fossils affect people?
One way fossils affect people are fossil fuels.
Fossil fuels affect people are natural fuel ...
How do people affect people?
One way fossils affect people is through the
study of Paleontology.
Many people dedicate thei...
How do fossils affect people?
Another way fossils affect people is Global
Warning. Fossil indicate to humans different
glo...
How do fossils affect people?
An additional way fossils affect people is they
give us entertainment. Many popular movies
a...
How do fossils affect people?
The last way fossils affect people are they
give us jewelry and furniture. Many people use
f...
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gsa.state.al.us
museum.gov.ns.ca
about.com
science.howstuffworks.com
igs.idiana.edu
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  1. 1. How do fossils affect people? Presented by Essence P
  2. 2. Fossils What are fossils? Fossils are the remains of living things
  3. 3. Classifying Fossils What are different types of fossils? ● Sedimentary ● Preserved Footprints ● Natural and Artificial Molds ● La Brea (Tar Pit fossils) ● Bones ● Amber Preserved ● Trace fossils and more
  4. 4. Fossils What are fossils? Fossils are the remains of once living things
  5. 5. Fossil Locations Where can you find fossils? Fossils are everywhere you go in deserts, oceans,mountains and more.
  6. 6. Fossils How are fossils formed and what are they?
  7. 7. Trace fossils Trace fossils give us proof from the past. They are footprints, burrows, and poop. Trace fossils are formed by ancient animals leaving prints in the ground. They dry up and give us a "blast from the past.
  8. 8. Tar Pit fossils Tar pits are pools of liquid asphalt that are created when oil seeps up from deep inside the Earth through a crack (called a fissure). The less dense elements of the oil evaporate, leaving a deep, deposit of asphalt Water pools atop the tar, attracting thirsty animals. As animals get stuck in the tar, predators are attracted to the trapped animals, and then they get stuck in the asphalt too. The animals' bones, teeth, and other hard parts are wellpreserved in this environment (but they turn brown as the
  9. 9. Cast fossils Cast fossils are when something dead gets filled with minerals. After minerals harden and create a replica of the original fossil
  10. 10. How do fossils affect people? One way fossils affect people are fossil fuels. Fossil fuels affect people are natural fuel (coal or gas) gets formed in the remains of living organisms.
  11. 11. How do people affect people? One way fossils affect people is through the study of Paleontology. Many people dedicate their lives to studying the past; fossils. Famous PaleontologistsJack Horner Robert Bakker Edwin Colbert Dong Zhiming
  12. 12. How do fossils affect people? Another way fossils affect people is Global Warning. Fossil indicate to humans different global warming affects.Fossils of alike crocodiles have outlived dinosaur fossils. Fossils of crocodiles have been found in Canada which means at one time Canada was a humid place.
  13. 13. How do fossils affect people? An additional way fossils affect people is they give us entertainment. Many popular movies and shows like Barney and Jurassic Park are based on dinosaurs and fossils.
  14. 14. How do fossils affect people? The last way fossils affect people are they give us jewelry and furniture. Many people use fossils to make antique jewelry. Also many stone buildings use fossils as a material.
  15. 15. Sources ● ● ● ● ● gsa.state.al.us museum.gov.ns.ca about.com science.howstuffworks.com igs.idiana.edu
  16. 16. Thanks for watching!
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