Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

D - SS - Units 7 & 8

Canada - Canadian Shield

QuestionAnswer
What is the Canadian Shield? is a large geographic area in eastern and central Canada
What is the Canadian Shield composed of? bare rock, made up of some of the planet's oldest rock, largely granite and gneiss, that date back to the Precambrian era
How much area does the Canadian Shield cover? covers approximately 8 million square kilometers
What caused the Canadian Shield to be mostly a thin layer of soil lying on top of bedrock, with many bare outcrops and thousands of lakes? glaciers covered the area and scraped the rock clean as they moved, during the last ice age
What industries are in the Canadian Shield? mining industries of various sorts, as well as logging and other forestry-related industries
Does type of resources does the Canadian Shield contain? a large amount of natural resources
What 2 regions does the Canadian Shield stretch over? Northern Ontario and Michigan
What separates the Canadian Shield? Lake Superior
What geological features do the 2 regions of the Canadian Shield share? they have plentiful deposits of iron ore
What color are the exposed rocks that contain the iron ore (iron oxide, or rust)? red
The Canadian Shield has the world’s largest deposits of what mineral ore? nickel
What other mineral ores are found in the Canadian Shield? gold, silver, and copper
What mineral ore, found in the Canadian Shield, is used to produce nuclear power? uranium
What has recently been discovered in a portion in the Northwest Territories? diamonds
What is nickel? an alloy metal, that is used in making nickel steels, nickel cast irons and coins
What is copper? a metal that is easy to bend, a good conductor of heat and a good conductor of electricity
What is copper used for? wire, water pipes and coins
What are glaciers? large sheets of ice that gradually move over land, often changing the landscape by forming lakes, plains, and other land features. They covered much of North America, during the ice age.
Created by: lprinke
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards