Sheet1 What is scientific method? Process that unexplainable happenings are explained through observing while also posing and testing hypotyeses. Define Artifact? an item, made, used, while also changed by people. What are fossils? Remains of a living organism such as; plants and humans. What is the Fossil Locality? It is the location where the fossils are discovered. What is Uniformitarianism? Rates and processes in the past were exactly as can be seen today. What is Steno's Law or the Law of Superposition? In undisturbed deposits, deeper strata will be older. What is Straatigraphy? It is the study of layers whether layers of rock or layers of dirt. What does the term Stratum refer to? It refers to a layer. Explain Strata? It is more than 1 layer. (Layers) What is a Survey in archaeological terms? A systematic examination of an area to find sites localities. Define Taphonomy. Study the processes that affect the remains of dead animals. What happens when you perform a test? You learn the basic information, and also develop a stratigraphic view. What is excavate? The process in which you learn much more and establish a horizontal view. Sheet2 Sheet3
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