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Use what you know to figure something out
Infer
The mixture of humus & earth materials in which plants often grow; dirt
Soil
Rotten or decayed plant material found in soil
humus
Something (s) that is valuable or useful to a place or person
resources
A deep place with steep hills on either side
Canyon
Study of studying fossils
Paleontology
Science of studying life in the past
Archeology
Imprints and remains of things tht lived long ago
Fossil
A mark that is made when an object presses into something
Imprint
To group things that are alike in some way
Classify
A glass lens scientists use to make things look bigger
Magnifying glass
The carrying away of rocks and soil
Erosion
The breaking up of rocks
Weathering
Scientists who study the Earth
Geologists
How a thing looks, feels, smells, tastes or sounds
Properties
A solid found in nature that is not a plant or animal
Mineral
Solid earth materials; most common solid materials at the earth's surface
rocks