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What nationality was J. Tuzo Wilson?
What is formed when the tectonic plates move over a HOT SPOT?
What is the name of the theory that says that the continents once were one giant land mass that have moved apart over time?
What is another name for the Earth’s crust?
What is the name of the giant land mass that has split apart to become the continents we know today?
If two plates collide, forcing the denser one to sink, what is the term?
Who created the theory of Plate Tectonics?
Which theory says that the plates of the earth move?
What is the name given to people who study volcanoes?
In which “sphere” do we find rock?
What do we call the layer of earth that is composed mostly of nitrogen and oxygen?
What is the mesosphere made of?
What do we call the layer of earth that includes all of the bodies of water?
What is the name given to a volcano that erupted in the past, and could erupt again in the future?
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What is another name for the mantle?
What is the name of the area of shallow water that extends many kilometres off shore, before the deep ocean begins?
What is another name for the Earth’s core?
Which is the most common gas on the Earth’s surface?
Are there any dormant volcanoes in Canada?
What is the word scientists use to describe material being washed away by water, wind, plant roots or humans and animals?
Who created the theory of Continental Drift
What is another name for the Mesosphere?
What is the name of the currents in the mantle that are formed by hotspots?
What is the name of the process where two tectonic plates spread apart?
Which of Canada’s mountain ranges were formed from convection currents?
Are there any active volcanoes in Canada?
What is the name given to a volcano that could erupt at any time?

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