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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.

Glacier on Svalbard, Norway

The Hearts in the Ice team is gathering data and observations to support citizen science projects around the world, such as those that look at glacial deposits, air temperatures and marine life. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Can Geo)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Can Geo
From phytoplankton to drones, citizen science in the remote Svalbard wilderness is contributing to research around the world
New Brunswick teacher stands in front of greenhouse as part of environmental initiative

Laura Myers stands in front of the greenhouse that her students designed and built as part of an effort to reduce their environmental footprint at school. (Photo: Ray Lacenaire)

Photo: Ray Lacenaire
New Brunswick teacher helps foster sustainable living among her students through extracurricular initiatives
weather and climate in Svalbard

Strong winds brought heavy cloud cover to the glacier-studded Van Keulen Fiord in Svalbard, where the Hearts in the Ice team offloaded supplies for their overwintering. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Can Geo)

Photo credit: Tanya Kirnishni
From sea ice to ocean currents, Svalbard has a unique yet fragile environment that may look very different as climate change shifts weather patterns
Future of Michif program launch Gilles Gagnier Sherry Soll Glen McCallum

Left to right: Canadian Geographic publisher and COO Gilles Gagnier, Métis Nation-Saskatchewan Minister of Heritage and Language Sherry Soll, and Métis Nation-Saskatchewan President Glen McCallum signed a symbolic partnership agreement to officially launch the Future of Michif program, which aims to revitalize the Michif language. (Photo: Aaron Kylie)

Photo: Aaron Kylie/Canadian Geographic
The Future of Michif program aims to inspire the next generation of Métis to learn their traditional language and educate Canadians on Métis history and culture
British Columbia professor uses drone technology in Svalbard

Eric Saczuk shows the drone that Sunniva Sorby and Hilde Fålun Strøm will be using to record data about surface air temperatures as part of the Hearts in the Ice project in Svalbard. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic
Drones are providing new ways of tracking wildlife and mapping changes in the Arctic
Geography teacher in remote communities in British Columbia

Isabella MacQuarrie, pictured here with her horse Jewel in 100 Mile House, B.C., lives and works in the Cariboo-Chilcotin region of central British Columbia. (Photo: Isabella MacQuarrie)

Photo: Isabella MacQuarrie
British Columbia teacher brings virtual reality to schools in remote and rural communities
Fishing boat on the shore of Spitsbergen, Svalbard

Relics from past eras, such as this fishing boat on the shore of Spitsbergen, are common reminders of Svalbard's long history. (Photo: Tanya Kirnishni/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tanya Kirnishni
From coal mining to scientific research, the remote archipelago of Svalbard has a rich and complex heritage
Ontario geography teacher Sara Anderson

Sara Anderson's approach to teaching focuses on three pillars: making learning local, authentic, and skills-based. (Photo: Sara Anderson/Jean Augustine Secondary School Media Arts)

Brampton teacher engages the community to provide students with an audience for their big ideas
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
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