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2019

 
Teacher's Guide for Cory Trépanier's Into the Arctic Film Trilogy - Now Available
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 ... Full story »

Meet the finalists of the 2019 Canadian Geographic Challenge!
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How Canadian students are learning to refuse, reduce, reuse and recycle
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 ... Full story »

Jill Heinerth, RCGS Explorer-in-Residence, visits Thunder Bay to share exploration techniques with students
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 ... Full story »


Register your school to participate in this exciting annual event for students in Grades 4-10.

Besides being fun, educational and easy to administer, the Geography Challenge is a terrific opportunity for your students and your school to shine in the spotlight!

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“Students love taking part in the Geography Challenge and each year they learn more and more. Thank you for creating this great motivator for geography”



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