Notice to Can Geo Education members:
The reservation system for the 2023/2024 school year is open. It is a first-come, first-serve system. Please ensure your member account is up-to-date prior to making a reservation, including your phone number and school mailing address.
We recognize that the high demand for certain maps can make reservations difficult. We are working to introduce more maps into circulation and will announce to members when more maps become available.
If you encounter difficulties when trying to reserve a map, or have questions about the program, or if you would like to purchase a map for your school or organization, please email our staff at [email protected].
Giant Floor Maps available for touring in 2023/2024
The following maps are available to book, free of charge, for a three-week period. Click on the map you are interested in booking to access the teacher’s guide and lesson plans, and to book the map. When your booking is approved, you will receive an email confirmation from [email protected].
Canada has the longest coastline of any country in the world and approximately 20% of the planet’s freshwater resources. This Giant Floor Map highlights the foundational connection between us and the ocean and freshwater that surrounds and sustains us.
This map shows the locations of Indigenous communities, residential schools, reserves and more. Rather than showing political borders, Canada is broken up into Indigenous language groups.
This map shows the locations and capacities of electrical facilities and the network of electricity transmission lines in Canada. It is also equipped with 75 QR codes that showcase the different responsibilities of people employed in the electricity sector, and a timeline of important events in Canadian history tied to energy production and transmission.
Special request Giant Floor Maps
The following maps are available for booking, but are no longer touring free-of-charge. If you would like to inquire about the cost of having one of them shipped to your school, please email us at [email protected].
The Anthropocene Education Program presents an opportunity for students to learn the history and science behind the Anthropocene and understand just how much humans are changing Earth’s natural systems. To this end, the program incorporates immersive technology such as augmented and virtual reality, and new media such as interactive art and film. Students will be taken on a one-of-a-kind journey that encourages a thoughtful understanding of different human-environment interactions around the world.
This map highlights stories from Canada’s past about the movement and relocation of peoples which have shaped the nation we live in today.
Available only to Ontario teachers, this map highlights the Ontario park system, as well as Indigenous treaty areas, highways, and urban and rural communities.
Look at the world from a circumpolar perspective! Use this map to explore the Arctic and discuss why the Arctic circumpolar region is so important.
With a focus on democratic literacy, this map allows students from primary to senior grades to explore all 338 federal ridings from coast to coast to coast.
This incredible resource has been developed specifically for the Newfoundland and Labrador curriculum and will help students to understand the beauty, diversity and richness of the easternmost province in Canada.
This map highlights not only the geographical location of the First World War but also the extent of the Western Front and major battles, specifically highlighting battles with major involvement from Canadians.
Explore an important moment in Canadian history through a geographic lens. This map’s 10 accompanying learning activities will have students reading and interpreting trench maps, exploring the physical landscape and weather of Vimy during the battle, analyzing the role of the Canadian Corps, reflecting on war poetry and war slang, and examining the location and significance of the Vimy Memorial.
The Arctic is full of life and comprises more than 15 ecosystems, thousands of plant and animal species, and is home to more than 100,000 Canadians. Students can explore the natural diversity of Canada’s North through this Giant Floor Map, developed in partnership with the Canadian Museum of Nature (CMN).
This Giant Floor Map celebrates the significant role GIS and geospatial technologies play in our day-to-day lives. This map will engage students with topical lessons on the Canadian Arctic, Global Positioning System (GPS), GIS careers, and the importance of GIS in today’s world.