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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.

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

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 
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