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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.

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2017 Canadian Geographic Challenge champion Ben Woodward (centre) with director of Canadian Geographic Education Ellen Curtis and Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques following the final at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa on June 5. (Photo: Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Matt Zambonin/Canadian Geographic
Grade 10 student Ben Woodward took home the nation’s top geography prize 
Teacher standing in front of a map of the Maritimes

Lise Martin-Keilty stands in front of her classroom map, showing the Martime provinces. (Photo courtesy Lise Martin-Keilty)

Photo credit: Lise Martin-Keilty
This New Brunswick teacher is inspiring her students to be global citizens and help others
Twenty students from across Canada will also get to meet Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques, who will be hosting the final competition
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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
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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
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