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How Does A Bone Become A Fossil?

Stewart, Melissa (Book - 2010 )
How Does A Bone Become A Fossil?

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How do minerals collect in ancient bones? Why are fish fossils sometimes found on land? How can some feathers be preserved for millions of years? This series explores the causes and effects that shape our world. From the underwater volcanoes that sprout into islands, to the rushing waterfalls that spark electric currents, this series demonstrates how both natural and man-made phenomena occur.
Authors: Stewart, Melissa
Title: How does a bone become a fossil?
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. :, Raintree,, c2010
Characteristics: 32 p. :,col. ill. ;,27 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Melissa Stewart
Notes: "Raintree perspectives"--Cover
Contents: Signs of past life
Kinds of fossils
From fish to fossil
Buried treasure
Where fossils form
Common body fossils
Dinosaur fossils
Molds and casts
Traces of the past
Trapped in tar and ice
What is amber?
Scientists at work
Be a fossil hunter
ISBN: 9781410934451
Branch Call Number: j 560 S8513h 2010
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