Canadian Geographic Education

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Canada from Space

Kit includes

  • Teacher’s guide
  • Hard copies of all activities
  • All required materials for 10 activities

Map dimensions

Gym Size

10.7m (35.1’) x 7.9m (25.92’)

Booking period

Weekdays

Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, this map is not available for booking until further notice. If you would like an update on when our Giant Floor Maps will begin touring again, please complete this form and we will contact you the moment they become available.

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However, you can still download the activities and use the tiled map associated with this Giant Floor Map (see below).

This map is out of this world!

The Canada from Space Giant Floor Map is composed of images taken by Canada’s RADARSAT-2 and is the first of its kind. Explore how Earth observation satellites monitor Canada and can be used to protect and prepare Canadians. Through ten curriculum-linked activities, students will learn how pollution and natural disasters impact our country, the importance of Canada’s arctic ice, the scientific phenomenon of the northern lights, and more. They will also get a chance to see Canada from the perspective of the International Space Station, through the eyes of Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.

Access the Canada from Space learning resources in Inuktitut.

 

Tiled Map Version

Teachers can now download this map in a smaller size as a tiled map. All activities listed below can be adapted to be used on this map.  Download tiled map here.

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