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The Fossil Record

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  • Fossils are evidence of past life, such as bones, teeth, and footprints.
  • The collection of fossils in the Earth's crust and their placement in chronological order is called the fossil record.
  • Scientists study the fossil record to understand how life on Earth has changed over time.

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Level 1

What trend in the complexity of life over time is seen through the fossil record?

Level 2

What were the oldest living things from 3.5 billion years ago like?

Level 3

How long ago do humans appear in the fossil record? Is this recent? Explain.