South Carolina Standards. Ancient life forms have been preserved, in part and in whole, in the rock record. These preserved pieces of ancient life forms are called fossils.
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South Carolina Standards
SC.8-2. Earth's Biological History: The student will demonstrate an understanding of Earth's biological diversity over time. (Life Science, Earth Science)
8-2.2. Summarize how scientists study Earth's past environment and diverse life-forms by examining different types of fossils (including molds, casts, petrified fossils, preserved and carbonized remains of plants and animals, and trace fossils).
8-2.6. Infer the relative age of rocks and fossils from index fossils and the ordering of the rock layers.
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