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Google Earth Voyager Residential Schools Story

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Cartographier l’histoire des pensionnats autochtones grâce à Google Earth

Première organisation canadienne à inscrire un contenu sur Google Earth Voyager, Canadian Geographic propose, en collaboration avec le Centre national pour la vérité et la réconciliation, une description approfondie du système des pensionnats autochtones.

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Elementary students find their sea legs with Canadian Coast Guard’s educational pilot program

The Adopt a Ship program took kids on a virtual behind-the-scenes tour with Coast Guard crews and staff

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Students sitting on Can Geo Education's Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada Giant Floor Map.

Science & Tech

There’s no map to teaching in a pandemic

Across Canada, teachers are getting creative with their methods and approaches in the classroom to overcome challenges imposed by COVID-19

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Roberta Bondar, Jenni Sidey-Gibbons, and David Saint-Jacques (appearing via video link from the International Space Station) talk to students at the Canada Museum of Science and Technology

Exploration

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques launches a new educational initiative — from space

The Exploring Earth project also involves Canadian astronaut Roberta Bondar and aims to inspire students to learn about Earth’s landforms and natural processes from space

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We are the oceans descendents

Environment

Ocean Bridge Diaries: Dax Justin

The people and landscapes of Haida Gwaii opened my eyes to the fact that we all rely on the ocean

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Woman's hands holding Starbucks mug

Environment

Starbucks announces $10 million eco-friendly cup challenge to address waste problem

Announcement coincided with the presentation of a petition by Calgary 6th-graders asking the company to make a fully recyclable cup 

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A map showing Greenland's actual size compared to its Mercator projection portrayal

Mapping

Explore the real size of Earth’s land masses with this interactive map

The True Size map lets users compare countries by their actual size in square kilometres 

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People & Culture

Charlene Bearhead on the role of education in truth and reconciliation

The former Education Lead for the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation on moving from apology to action in Canada’s 150th year  

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Screenshot of the new Google Earth

Kids

Google launches new and improved Google Earth, with more ways to explore the world

Canadian Geographic Education tapped to host workshops to help teachers make the most of the new tool 

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