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Plate
Tectonics
Rock
Cycle
Canadian
Landforms
Water
Vegetation
&
Soils
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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?