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What you will learn from this videoWhat you will learn
- 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.
- Scientist study the fossil record to understand how life on Earth has changed over time.
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What trend in the complexity of life over time is seen through the fossil record?
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