Can Geo Education News & Events
Teacher's Guide for Cory Trépanier's Into the Arctic Film Trilogy - Now Available
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2019
Into The Arctic is a comprehensive new teacher’s guide created in partnership with explorer, artist, filmmaker and RCGS Fellow Cory Trépanier. Featuring seven learning modules focused on the geography of Canada’s North, this comprehensive teacher’s guide is developed from Trépanier’s Into the Arctic film trilogy, travels, and stunning paintings. Available for grades K-12, this resource package covers a range of subjects and topics, including Arctic ...
How Canadian students are learning to refuse, reduce, reuse and recycle
Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Imagine your child coming home from school and turning off all the lights that aren’t in use with gusto. That same child is also on your case for not using reusable bags when grocery shopping. And be careful not to leave the tap running or you might just get a lecture! For Nancy Gillis, an award‐winning Toronto teacher with a passion for environmental literacy, this student sounds like a graduate of the Classroom Energy Diet Challenge. Now ...
Jill Heinerth, RCGS Explorer-in-Residence, visits Thunder Bay to share exploration techniques with students
Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Canada’s Jill Heinerth is one of the world’s top marine explorers and holds the record for going farther into deep underwater caves than any woman in history. Heinerth, the Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s Explorer-in-Residence, will be visiting St. Martin School and a number of schools in the area to share what it takes to become a modern-day explorer. Heinerth’s curiosity, technical prowess, and fearlessness have taken her inside Antarctic ...
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