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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.

women on a bridge looking into a forest

The Nature Conservancy of Canada's ongoing panel discussions explore our complicated relationship with nature. (Photo: Pixabay)

Photo: Pixabay
Experts tackle our difficult relationship with nature in panel discussions hosted by Nature Conservancy of Canada 
Newfoundland teacher

Clode Sound in Terra Nova National Park is a popular stop for Sarah Oakley and her family when they travel around Newfoundland.

Photo credit: Sarah Oakley
Newfoundland teacher focuses on bringing empathy into her classroom and an appreciation for different points of view
Thunder Bay teacher teaches about water conservation

Peter Cameron, pictured here at Quetico Provincial Park in northern Ontario, wants his students to view learning as an adventure.

Photo: Peter Cameron
Thunder Bay, Ont. teacher encourages students to make a difference through engagement with local and virtual community
Team Canada International Geography Olympiad 2018

Team Canada made a strong showing in their first-ever International Geography Olympiad, picking up four individual medals and a silver medal in the group poster competition. The team, left to right: Janet Ruest (team leader), Ben Woodward, Zhongtian Wang, Malhaar Moharir, Jack Cheng, Mike Farley (team leader). (Photo: Sara Black/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Sara Black/Canadian Geographic
Team Canada claimed two silver and three bronze medals at the global geography competition held in Quebec City
Google Earth Voyager Indigenous Cultural Heritage Story

Each story panel features photographs and videos about a particular tradition, linking it to a relevant geographical location seen from above or street-view.

Canadian Geographic Education offers a new multimedia educational resource centred on Indigenous content

The four members of Team Canada (left to right: Jack Cheng, Malhaar Moharir, Zhongtian Wang and Ben Woodward) dropped by the headquarters of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society in Ottawa en route to the International Geography Olympiad in Quebec City. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic
For the first time, four Canadian high school students are competing in the global geography competition 
Marie-Pierre Provencher

Marie-Pierre Provencher at the top of Ben Nevis, the highest point in the British Isles at 1,344 meters above sea level. (Photo courtesy Marie-Pierre Provencher)

Photo courtesy Marie-Pierre Provencher
Quebec teacher uses her school's proximity to the St. Lawrence River to engage students in water issues 
These four young geographers will represent Canada on the world stage at the 2018 iGeo competition in Quebec City

These four young geographers will represent Canada on the world stage at the 2018 International Geography Olympiad in Quebec City.

Meet the young geographers who will represent Canada on the world stage at the 2018 “iGeo” in Quebec City
Students at Ottawa's Rideau Canal locks

On the last day of Canada’s Coolest School Trip, the students received a tour of Parliament Hill, which concluded at the Rideau Canal locks overlooking the Ottawa River. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic
Highlights from the last day of Canada's Coolest School Trip
Students fishing on the Rideau Canal

At Beveridges Locks near Perth, Ont., students had the chance to go fishing in the Rideau Canal, and a couple of them caught sunfish and bass. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic
Highlights from day three of Canada's Coolest School Trip
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