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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.

ice chunks near glacier

Ice breaking off at the Burgerbukta Glacier, which extends out into the Hornsund fiord in southern Svalbard. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Can Geo)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Can Geo
A warmer, wetter, and wilder climate is unbalancing the Arctic ecosystem
Ontario teacher an AR sandbox

Rola Tibshirani uses an augmented reality sandbox with 3D visualization in her classroom, where students mold the sand by hand, creating a coloured topographical map.

Photo: Rola Tibshirani
Ontario teacher encourages student agency and community-building in her classroom

The Indigenous language discussion between National Chief Perry Bellegarde (centre) and Wade Davis (right), moderated by Charlene Bearhead, was held last night at 50 Sussex in Ottawa. (Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic
The Society hosted a panel discussion on Indigenous languages to mark the UN International Year of Indigenous Languages
Alex Trebek and John Geiger at the 25th anniversary of the Canadian Geographic Challenge

Alex Trebek addresses guests at 50 Sussex during the launch of the 25th Canadian Geographic Challenge. (Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Ben Powless/Canadian Geographic
Fellows, explorers and past Challenge champions gathered at 50 Sussex to honour Alex Trebek and launch this year's Challenge
Burnaby teacher encourages her students to get outdoors

Alana Sawatsky loves to explore places like Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site, in British Columbia. (Photo: Alana Sawatsky)

Photo: Alana Sawatsky
Burnaby teacher works to instill a love for nature in her students to foster emotional connections
Two female adventurers prepare to overwinter in Svalbard

Sunniva Sorby, right and Hilde Fålun Strøm thank their friends and supporters as they prepare to disembark the ship MS Nordstjernen and begin their nine-month stay at Bamsebu in Svalbard. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic
Sunniva Sorby and Hilde Fålun Strøm share details of their “Hearts in the Ice” project and why they want to inject hope into the conversation about climate change 
Irene Barbeau speaks to a group of students

Irene Barbeau, a residential school survivor, speaks to 150 students at 50 Sussex in Ottawa about her experiences in the residential school system. (Photo: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Javier Frutos/Canadian Geographic
New project to educate Canadian students on the impact and legacy of the residential school system announced on Orange Shirt Day
Yukon teacher showing how to use geo technologies in the classroom

Michel Emery provided a workshop at Canadian Geographic Education's 2019 Geo-tech Summer Institute, showing teachers how to incorporate VR and AR technology, and 360-degree photography into their classrooms. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic
Yukon teacher librarian turns study hall into an "idea lab" of technological and immersive learning
Jerry Sun, Andrew Ding, Jake Douglas and Ben Woodward in Hong Kong

Team Canada (left to right: Jerry Sun, Andrew Ding, Jake Douglas and Ben Woodward) paid a visit to Victoria Peak while in Hong Kong for the 16th International Geography Olympiad. (Photo: Paul VanZant)

Photo: Paul VanZant
Team Canada picked up three medals at the 16th International Geography Olympiad in Hong Kong
Geography teacher from Ottawa on Can Geo Education's Summer Institute

Allison Fuisz knows how to keep busy, even during summer break. She recently returned from Canadian Geographic Education's Summer Institute in Alberta and is about to set off on an expedition with National Geographic to Iceland. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic
Ontario teacher uses the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to teach students about the impact of their actions
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