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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.

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
Congratulations to all our participating classrooms on another great year!
Geography teacher Sarah Baird Whelan

Sarah Baird Whelan is pictured on the Rennie's River walking trail near her school, Rennie's River Elementary, in St. John’s, N.L. (Photo courtesy Sarah Baird Whelan)

Photo courtesy Sarah Baird Whelan
Newfoundland and Labrador teacher aims to provide her students with experiences, not just lectures
Mrs. Henderson's Grade 8 class at Dr. Roy Wilson Learning Centre in Medicine Hat are the winners of the 2018 Canada's Coolest School Trip competition

Mrs. Henderson's Grade 8 class at Dr. Roy Wilson Learning Centre in Medicine Hat are the winners of the 2018 Canada's Coolest School Trip competition. (Photo: Susan Guerra, Medicine Hat Public School Division)

Photo: Susan Guerra, Medicine Hat Public School Division
Grade 8 students from Alberta's Dr. Roy Wilson Learning Centre have won an all-expenses-paid trip to southern Ontario
Social Studies teacher Helen Smith-MacPhail

Social studies teacher Helen Smith-MacPhail, pictured in Gatineau, Que. with the Canadian Parliament in the background, focuses on democracy and the meaning of citizenship in her classroom. (Photo courtesy Helen Smith-MacPhail)

Photo courtesy Helen Smith-MacPhail
Charlottetown, P.E.I. teacher uses her city's storied past and experiential programs as a jumping-off point for lessons about civics and democracy 
Google Earth Voyager Jill Heinerth Story

Google Earth Voyager follows the career of underwater explorer Jill Heinerth, with each panel taking the reader to different expedition locations. (Photo: Google Earth Voyager)

Photo: Google Earth Voyager
Canadian Geographic celebrates the exploration and conservation work of RCGS Explorer-in-Residence Jill Heinerth in a new Google Earth Voyager story
Students from Katie Bartlett’s Grade 4 class at Topsail Elementary in Conception Bay South, N.L., check out Can Geo Education's new Giant Floor Map of their province at Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre on March 2.

Students from Katie Bartlett’s Grade 4 class at Topsail Elementary in Conception Bay South, N.L., check out Can Geo Education's new Giant Floor Map of their province at Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre on March 2. (Photo courtesy Manuels River)

Photo courtesy Manuels River
Crowdfunded by Fellows of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, the new teaching tool is the first provincial map of its kind
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