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Resources

Welcome to the Can Geo Education’s online resource section.


Canadian Geographic Education Learning Centre

LEARNING


CENTRE

Giant floor maps: Canadian Geographic Education’s giant floor map program is an innovative approach to teaching Canadian students about geography. Through the roughly 11-metre by 8-metre floor maps, students complete activities that take them out of the classroom and into the great big world of geography.

Tiled maps: Download free pdfs of any of Canadian Geographic Education’s tiled maps and accompanying teaching sheet to encourage students to explore Canada piece by piece.

Lesson Plans: ready-to-use lesson plans on a variety of topics that were written by qualified Canadian Geographic Education teachers and are available for the appropriate curriculum within each provincial and territorial jurisdiction

Classroom Activities: ready-to-use classroom activities on a variety of topics with some using maps produced by Canadian Geographic

Teaching About Geographical Thinking: teachers wanting to engage students in geographical thinking through critical inquiry will find this book a very welcome resource
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Canadian Geographic

CANADIAN


GEOGRAPHIC

Canadian Geographic Magazine: explores Canada’s wildlife, nature and culture through award-winning articles, exquisite photography and original cartography. Canadian Geographic Education members receive a 50% discount off of a one-year subscription!

Canadian Geographic Mapping

Canadian Geographic Travel

Can Geo in the classroom: With each new issue of Canadian Geographic, Canadian Geographic Education creates learning activities linked to the topical and current and articles featured on the pages of the magazine.

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Why study geography?

WHY STUDY


GEOGRAPHY

Faces of Geography - Where can geography take you?: These interviews give a first-hand look at real-life geography. Discover the wide range of career opportunities that a geographic education can present to you.

Top 10 Reasons to Study Geography: a one-page document stating “Ten Reasons Why Every Student Should Study Geography”. Hand out to students, teachers or post in your classroom!
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Did you know that a 2005 National Survey determined that one-third of adult Canadians can be considered “geographically illiterate”?

Top 10 reasons to study geography…

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“Geography is the lens for the soul of the earth. With the knowledge of geography, one can examine the earth’s past, assess the present and predict future situations. You can literally be ‘lost’ without geography!”



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