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The Canadian Atlas Online

Canadian Atlas Online The Canadian Atlas Online tells stories that define all Canadians and makes learning fun!

Explore the maps — Customize and view a map of Canada which provides street level detail

Explore by themes — The issues, the land, the regions and the people, and much more

Learning centre — Classroom lesson plans have been prepared for topics featured in The Canadian Atlas Online by teacher-members of Can Geo Education. The lesson plans are categorized by province and by grade level (elementary school - grades 1 to 5, middle school – grades 6 to 8, and secondary school – grades 9 to 12). They are also listed by topic. All lesson plans are provided in several downloadable formats.

Glossary of terms — Browse through glossary of terms, which includes hundreds of geographic definitions, terminologies and concepts. Search by first letter or simply browse through the terms from A to Z. Each term is illustrated by stunning photography and is accompanied by an audio pronunciation key — simply click on the sound icon next to each definition to hear how the word is pronounced.

Games and Quizzes — Demonstrate your Canadian knowledge with a variety of crossword puzzles, quizzes and word jumbles

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Did you know that a 2005 National Survey determined that one-third of adult Canadians can be considered “geographically illiterate”?

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