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An Introduction to Physical Science

14th Edition
James Shipman + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305079137
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An Introduction to Physical Science

14th Edition
James Shipman + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305079137

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Chapter 24 Solutions

An Introduction to Physical Science
Ch. 24.4 - What is the age of other solar system objects such...Ch. 24.5 - What was the Cambrian explosion?Ch. 24.5 - When was the first indication of humans (Homo...Ch. 24.5 - Refer to Fig. 24.16. What can be said about the...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - KEY TERMS 1. geologic time (Intro) 2. fossil...Ch. 24 - What do paleontologists study? (24.1) (a) Earths...Ch. 24 - Of what is petrified wood made? (24.1) (a) wood...Ch. 24 - What type of remain is a shark tooth? (24.1) (a)...Ch. 24 - What is the name for the type of fossil formed...Ch. 24 - What geologic principle tells us that each...Ch. 24 - What is obtained when rocks and geologic events...Ch. 24 - Into what time spans are eras next divided? (24.2)...Ch. 24 - What is the name of the time period when plants...Ch. 24 - What kind of fossil is widespread and easily...Ch. 24 - What radioactive element gradually decays to lead...Ch. 24 - If the half-life of a radioactive specimen is 100...Ch. 24 - Radiometric dating is used to determine which of...Ch. 24 - Which radiometric dating method is most useful for...Ch. 24 - What is the age of the Earth as determined by...Ch. 24 - Which of these rocks are useful in helping us...Ch. 24 - In what period did land plants thrive? (24.5) (a)...Ch. 24 - Fossils from Precambrian time could include which...Ch. 24 - In what era were dinosaurs common? (24.5) (a)...Ch. 24 - In what era were trilobites common? (24.5) (a)...Ch. 24 - On the geologic time calendar, approximately how...Ch. 24 - Ancient insects can be preserved in tree resin...Ch. 24 - Petrified wood is a common type of ___. (24.1)Ch. 24 - The earliest evidence of ancient life is fossil...Ch. 24 - We live in the ___ era. (24.2)Ch. 24 - A break or gap in the rock record is called a(n)...Ch. 24 - The principle of ___ states that igneous rock is...Ch. 24 - The order in which events occur is called ___....Ch. 24 - ___ is the process of matching rock layers in...Ch. 24 - The longest spans of geologic time are the ___....Ch. 24 - An example of a very important index fossil is a...Ch. 24 - To determine the relative age of a layer of...Ch. 24 - Carbon dating uses the isotope of carbon known as...Ch. 24 - The younger the rock, the ___ the ratio of the...Ch. 24 - Lead-204 is found only in ___ lead.Ch. 24 - Radiometric dating indicates that the age of the...Ch. 24 - Earth rock is a little ___ than Moon rock and...Ch. 24 - The huge supercontinent called ___ broke up in the...Ch. 24 - The extinction that occurred at the end of the...Ch. 24 - The great proliferation of life forms that...Ch. 24 - Our species, Homo sapiens, has been around for...Ch. 24 - What is meant by the phrase geologic time?Ch. 24 - Why are so few fossils of worms found?Ch. 24 - According to the fossil record, how has the...Ch. 24 - Give some examples of replaced remains.Ch. 24 - Arizona is famous for what variety of fossil?Ch. 24 - How is coal formed?Ch. 24 - Explain the difference between a mold and a cast.Ch. 24 - What type of organisms is the oldest for which...Ch. 24 - How do fossils aid in oil exploration?Ch. 24 - Give three examples of trace fossils.Ch. 24 - How might the principle of superposition be...Ch. 24 - Do nonhorizontal rock layers violate any geologic...Ch. 24 - How are faults used in the relative aging of...Ch. 24 - State how much time is represented by an...Ch. 24 - What is meant by correlation?Ch. 24 - How do index fossils aid correlation?Ch. 24 - What four features characterize the best index...Ch. 24 - Use events in your daily life as an analogy to...Ch. 24 - Name the three eras of the Phanerozoic eon in...Ch. 24 - Into how many periods is the Paleozoic era...Ch. 24 - In which period of the Mesozoic era did dinosaurs...Ch. 24 - Name the two periods of the Cenozoic era, with the...Ch. 24 - The Mississippian and Pennsylvanian periods in...Ch. 24 - What is meant by Precambrian time?Ch. 24 - Earths oldest metamorphic and plutonic rock is...Ch. 24 - Why are daughter products in the form of a gas not...Ch. 24 - Carbon-14 dating measures the ratio of carbon-14...Ch. 24 - What are the three conditions for using an isotope...Ch. 24 - Distinguish between primordial lead and radiogenic...Ch. 24 - Give examples of objects dated with carbon-14.Ch. 24 - Give evidence that the Earth is about 4.56 billion...Ch. 24 - About how old are the oldest rocks found on Earth?...Ch. 24 - Briefly, how can the absolute age of a sedimentary...Ch. 24 - On the basis of what geologic or biological events...Ch. 24 - Which era on the geologic time scale encompasses...Ch. 24 - In what era do you live? What period? What epoch?Ch. 24 - What are some of the explanations for the Great...Ch. 24 - What geologic event separates the Pleistocene...Ch. 24 - What biologic event is used by geologists to...Ch. 24 - What is the biological event that started the...Ch. 24 - What probably caused the demise of the dinosaurs...Ch. 24 - To what was the extinction at the end of the...Ch. 24 - What evidence points to the K-T event being...Ch. 24 - In what period and era were the great coal-forming...Ch. 24 - About how many days on the geologic time calendar...Ch. 24 - Visualize the connection and give answers in the...Ch. 24 - What are the strengths and weaknesses of the...Ch. 24 - While on a nature hike, you come upon a rock...Ch. 24 - You see a comic strip in which cavemen and...Ch. 24 - At a jewelry show, you overhear a person looking...Ch. 24 - While standing in line at the grocery store, you...Ch. 24 - Table 24.2 shows, in color, the range in the rock...Ch. 24 - Refer to Table 24.2. (a) What is the range of...Ch. 24 - Figure 24.21 Relative Dating See Exercises 3 and...Ch. 24 - Figure 24.21 Relative Dating See Exercises 3 and...Ch. 24 - Metamorphic rock shows that only 25% of its...Ch. 24 - Volcanic rock is found to have a ratio of parent...Ch. 24 - Refer to Fig. 24.22, which shows a lava flow...Ch. 24 - Suppose that one species of index fossil lived...

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