Describes the conditions necessary for fossilization.
The creation and discovery of fossils are explained in depth through this animated video.
This animated lecture explains trace fossils, resin fossils, dinosaur body fossils, and the formation of fossils.
Practice How Fossilization Creates Fossils questions
Reviews the types and formation of fossils.
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Orthoceras ruled the Ordovician seas and its fossils are widespread and abundant today. This cephalopod had a shell for protection, a siphuncle for transportation and a sea full of other life.