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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.

janet ruest

Janet Ruest has been awarded Canada's highest honour for excellence in teaching. (Photo: Aura Banda/National Geographic Naturalist)

Photo: Aura Banda/National Geographic Naturalist
Janet Ruest has received the Prime Minister's Certificate of Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence
Rob Langston

Rob Langston would like to see more geography education in curriculums across Canada. (Photo courtesy Rob Langston)

Photo courtesy Rob Langston
Langston teaches grade 10 to 12 geography and GIS courses at Neelin High School in Brandon, Manitoba
Screenshot of the new Google Earth

Welcome home: Google launches new, web-based version of Earth with enhanced tools for learning and exploration. 

Canadian Geographic Education tapped to host workshops to help teachers make the most of the new tool 
Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2017 Team Nortern Sarnia

The ROVER, a prototype vehicle running on gasoline for Team Northern from Northern Collegiate in Sarnia, Ontario, is heading to Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2017. (Photo: Team Northern)

Photo: Team Northern
Of the 20 Canadian teams soon heading to Detroit to show off their energy-efficient vehicle prototypes, Sarnia's Northern Collegiate boasts the first and only team coming from a high school
canadas coolest school trip

This grade eight class from Lethbridge Christian School in Alberta won the trip of a lifetime with their video about Waterton Lakes National Park. (Photo: Parks Canada)

Photo: Parks Canada
A grade eight class from Alberta's Lethbridge Christian School is heading to Nova Scotia on an all-expenses-paid field trip
Canadian Geographic Education's Vimy Ridge trench map in Arras

Canadian Geographic Education Program Coordinator Andrea Buchholz leads Canadian high school students in an activity on a giant floor map of the Vimy Ridge trench system at the Artois Expo in Arras, France on April 8. Canadian Geographic partnered with EF Tours to deliver programming to more than 8,000 students travelling through Arras for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. (Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
Nearly 9,000 Canadian high school students explored giant floor maps of Vimy Ridge and the western front over two days
Supermileage Team from University of Toronto Shell Eco-marathon Americas

Supermileage Team from University of Toronto goes through technical inspection of their prototype before Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2013 in downtown Houston. (Photo: Shell International)

Photo: Shell International
Université Laval and the University of Toronto both have teams that have won the prototype gasoline category at past Shell Eco-marathon Americas
Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015 Zoticus

The Zoticus car, made by a team from University of British Columbia, sits on the track during the final day of the Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015 in Detroit, Mich., in 2015. (Photo: Rick Osentoski/AP Images for Shell)

Rick Osentoski/AP Images for Shell
Canadian teams have historically performed well in the competition, which challenges students to create a vehicle that can travel far using little energy

Teacher Breanna Myles travelled through the Arctic as part of a National Geographic Fellowship - an experience she is now bringing back to the students. (Photo courtesy Breanna Myles)

In Southwestern Ontario, this teacher is helping students identify big global issues within their own local communities
A replica Sopwith Pup biplane is unveiled at the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley, B.C., June 2016

A replica Sopwith Pup biplane, built by Vimy Flight volunteers and Air Cadets, is unveiled at the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley, B.C., June 2016. (Photo: Carlo Ricci/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Carlo Ricci/Canadian Geographic
Replica biplanes, giant floor maps headed to France for Vimy Ridge centennial events 
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