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Canadian Geographic Education creates classroom materials, runs programs and works with teachers to raise geographic literacy and spark a lifelong curiosity about Canada among the country’s students.

Students dress up in uniform at the Halifax Citadel

During their brief military training to become British soldiers, some students try to perfect a serious look — easier said than done. (Photo: Kelci MacDonald/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Kelci MacDonald/Canadian Geographic
Highlights from a visit to the Halifax Citadel on Canada's Coolest School Trip
Student uses an atlatl to launch a dart

Jeremy Keim uses an atlatl, an ancient Mi'kmaq hunting tool, to launch a dart at a set of targets in Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site. (Photo: Kelci MacDonald/Canadian Geographic)

Photo credit: Kelci MacDonald
Highlights from Day 3 of Canada's Coolest School Trip
Students learn the rules of cricket at Fort Anne, Nova Scotia

Lethbridge students learn the rules of cricket from the Nova Scotia Cricket Association at Fort Anne National Historic Site in Nova Scotia. (Photo: Kelci MacDonald/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Kelci MacDonald/Canadian Geographic
Highlights from the first two days of Canada's Coolest School Trip 
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2017 Canadian Geographic Challenge champion Ben Woodward (centre) with director of Canadian Geographic Education Ellen Curtis and Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques following the final at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa on June 5. (Photo: Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic
Grade 10 student Ben Woodward took home the nation’s top geography prize 
Teacher standing in front of a map of the Maritimes

Lise Martin-Keilty stands in front of her classroom map, showing the Martime provinces. (Photo courtesy Lise Martin-Keilty)

Photo credit: Lise Martin-Keilty
This New Brunswick teacher is inspiring her students to be global citizens and help others
Twenty students from across Canada will also get to meet Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques, who will be hosting the final competition
janet ruest

Janet Ruest has been awarded Canada's highest honour for excellence in teaching. (Photo: Aura Banda/National Geographic Naturalist)

Photo: Aura Banda/National Geographic Naturalist
Janet Ruest has received the Prime Minister's Certificate of Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence
Rob Langston

Rob Langston would like to see more geography education in curriculums across Canada. (Photo courtesy Rob Langston)

Photo courtesy Rob Langston
Langston teaches grade 10 to 12 geography and GIS courses at Neelin High School in Brandon, Manitoba
Screenshot of the new Google Earth

Welcome home: Google launches new, web-based version of Earth with enhanced tools for learning and exploration. 

Canadian Geographic Education tapped to host workshops to help teachers make the most of the new tool 
Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2017 Team Nortern Sarnia

The ROVER, a prototype vehicle running on gasoline for Team Northern from Northern Collegiate in Sarnia, Ontario, is heading to Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2017. (Photo: Team Northern)

Photo: Team Northern
Of the 20 Canadian teams soon heading to Detroit to show off their energy-efficient vehicle prototypes, Sarnia's Northern Collegiate boasts the first and only team coming from a high school
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