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7.4 NC Geological History As you read the article about North Carolina’s geological past, you will answer the following questions. Turn in this document for a grade.1.When did the landmass under NC form?2.How did the Appalachian Mountains form?3.When did the first Homo sapiens appear in NC? 4.What are the 2 words that scientists use to describe all the changes in geology, environmental conditions, biology, and climatic?5.In your own words, describe radioactive dating.6.In your own words, tell where the oldest rocks come from?were also brought back from the moon to earth. 7.In your own words, describe what was special about the rocks found in Greenland? The rocks in Greenland are believed to be 3,800 million years old. The rocks change by heat and pressure. It only occurs in the existence of water. That would mean that when these rocks were there the ocean toalready have to exist. 8.In your own words, describe what the climate was like in the distant past?Depending on where you were it could have been either hot or cold. But during the ice age there were glaciers so it had to been really cold.9.In your own words, describe how we know when certain types of plants andanimals appeared?The dating of the fossil can determine when animals and plants appeared.10.In your own words describe how different species are related.
It is determined on the ancestry of the recent species that determines if they are related.