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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.

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
Students paddling kayaks on the St. Lawrence River

Students learned how to kayak on the St. Lawrence River on the second day of Canada's Coolest School Trip. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

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

After leaving Alberta at 4 a.m., the students who won Canada's Coolest School Trip were happy to finally arrive at Ontario’s Thousand Islands National Park. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni)

Photo credit: Tanya Kirnishni
Highlights from the first day of Canada's Coolest School Trip
Ontario geography teacher

Ontario teacher Terri Munn encourages her students to be eco-conscious. (Photo courtesy Terri Munn)

Photo courtes Terri Munn
Ontario teacher spearheads an environmental teaching initiative to encourage her entire school to live sustainably
Adventurer Mylène Paquette, host of the 2018 Challenge final, celebrates with national champion William Chapman

Adventurer Mylène Paquette, right, host of the 2018 Challenge final, celebrates with national champion William Chapman following the competition at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa May 28. (Photo: Lindsay Ralph/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Lindsay Ralph/Canadian Geographic
Grade 9 student William Chapman claimed Canada’s top geography prize 
Canadian Geographic national finalists
Canada's brightest young geography stars will also have the opportunity to meet adventurer Mylène Paquette, who will host the live final May 28
More than 10,000 people visit the Canada-Wide Science Fair each year.

More than 10,000 people visit the Canada-Wide Science Fair each year. This year, 450 young finalists from across Canada presented more than 400 projects on topics related to information technology, health, energy, the environment and more. (Photo: Katherine Lissitsa/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Katherine Lissitsa/Canadian Geographic
These finalists in the 57th annual Canada-Wide Science Fair prove the future is in good hands
Franklin, RCGS, Arctic, painting

RCGS Fellow and artist Christopher Walker painted “Expedition,” of Sir John Franklin's HMS Erebus and Terror, to depict the determination and hopeful spirit that carried the explorers into the Arctic in the first place. Read on to see what a few of the Society’s other Fellows are working on this year. (Image: Christopher Walker)

Painting: Christopher Walker
From painting a new side of the Franklin expedition to documenting shipwrecks along Ontario’s Hudson Bay Coast, see what just a few of the RCGS’s more than 1,000 Fellows are working on in 2018
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