Plate Tectonics Rock Cycle Canadian Landforms Water Vegetation & Soils 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500 The two continents that seem to fit together like jig saw pieces. What is Africa and South America? Type of ancient evidence of the same plant or animal, found in Africa & South America. What are fossils? The name of the supercontinent from 300 million years ago . What is Pangaea? Name of the theory developed by Alfred Wagner to explain the movement of continents. What is continental drift? Name of the Canadian geologist that proposed the theory of plate tectonics. Who is Tuzo Wilson? The type of rocks created when sediments are pressed together over million of years. What are sedimentary rocks? Type of rocks that are formed from volcanic magma. What are igneous rocks? DAILY DOUBLE DAILY DOUBLE Metamorphic rocks can be formed from three rock types. What are igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks? A name of a common igneous rock in Northern Ontario (starts with G). What is granite? The process that rocks need to go through in order to create metamorphic rocks. What is heat and pressure (metamorphism)? The largest Canadian landform that covers many provinces and teritories . What is the Canadian Shield? The landform in Alberta & Saskatchewan that has a large oil, gas and coal reserve. What are the Interior Plains? Names of the three landforms located in Ontario. What are Hudson-bay-Artic Lowlands, Canadian Shield and Great-Lakes-St.Lawrence Lowlands? The Western Cordillera covers which two Canadian provinces and two territories ? What are B.C., Alberta, Yukon and North-West Territories? The landform found in the most northern area of Canada What are the Innuitian Mountains The name of the lake in which Tuck Creek flows into What is Lake Ontario? Name of the major watershed in which the water of the Great Lakes are connected to What is the Atlantic Ocean? Term used to describe when water is flowing from city streets, into sewer drains then into the local waterways, and often contaminated oil & other pollution What is urban run-off? Term used to describe when to much nitrogen & phosphorus enters into a water system, causing rapid algae growth. Loss of oxygen in the water is caused when the bacteria consuming the dead algae is pulled from the water, leading to the suffocation of aquatic life like fish. What is eutrophication? Name of the independent and impartial group that helps resolve disputes over water issues between the Canadian and the American governments. What is the International Joint Commission (IJC)? Minerals, Bacteria, Organic Materials, Air and Moisture all form this important material What is soil? Soil type found in the tundra region What is permafrost? The natural line that distinguishes the boundary between the tundra and the Boreal/Taiga Forest What is the tree line? The small Canadian vegetation region that has the greatest chance of disappearing due to pressures of urbanization What is the deciduous forest? Name of Canada’s largest vegetation region What is the Boreal/Taiga forest?