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

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