Educational Links

What can you do with Geography?  A great many things!

Esri Canada - Geographic Education

Statistics Canada produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture.

Geography Awareness Week   - November 17 to 23, 2013

Welcome to the Great Canadian Geography Challenge -
After 14 successful years and over 2 million student participants, the Geography Challenge continues to build interest in geography among young Canadians by allowing them to test their knowledge in friendly competition.

Geocube…… re-inventing the way to explore Geography.
Geocube is an attractive online resource about Geography. Geocube is based on the principle of the Rubik Cube with six faces and 54 topics. It is a virtual and easily accessible website which is available online for free. Move the Geocube around with your mouse and explore the faces and topics.Geocube provides an accessible way to read, see and watch what Geography is and geographers do.

OOKPIK is your gateway to Arctic networks, knowledge, opinions and events.  This site is designed for Arctic youth, with contributions from Arctic youth.

Explore Camp!!! (children ages 5 -18) In 2006 the Queen's University Geography Department and its students established Explore Camp, designed to excite children ages 5 -18 about Geography through education and play.  They would like to share with you a manual to help you set up a similar program at your institution. All we ask is that you pass on any helpful hints or improvements to

Earth Sciences for Society - International Year of Planet Earth

The Geographic Education website - sponsored by the CAG Education Study Group. The purpose of this site is to provide various resources and links to resources pertinent to geographic education in Canada.

Web resources for human geography, physical geography, planning, geoscience and environmental science can be found at Geosource.

The International Geographical Union and the Società Geografica Italiana have collaborated with the Villa Celimontana Home of Geography in disseminating information about geography. In this context, the SGI will open its library, map collection, and museum to geographers who wish to visit the Home of Geography .

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society is dedicated to imparting a broader knowledge and deeper appreciation of Canada — its people and places, its natural and cultural heritage and its environmental, social and economic challenges.  

The Canadian Atlas Online is an online mapping tool with great geography-related thematics such as climate change, weather and Canada’s natural regions. Find great games for students and lesson plans for teachers!

The Historical Atlas of Canada Online Learning Project has been developed at the Cartography Office in the Department of Geography at the University of Toronto.

 Much like the rest of the world, Canada is still developing as a nation. To make sense of this ever-changing country, the Canada e-Book  uses sound, images, tables, graphs and both analytical and descriptive text to look at Canada-The Land, The People, The Economy and The State.

Other geography resources 

About Geography
An Introduction to Qualitative Research
Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning
Atlas of Canada, Natural Resources Canada
Canada e-Book
Canadian Council for Geographic Education
Canadian Climate Data
Canadian Geographical Names
Conservation Ecology - Index
Convention on Biological Diversity - Training Tool
Convert-me.Com Interactive measurements calculator
Current Weather Conditions
Critical Geographies
Directory of open access journals
ECOLEX - A gateway to Environmental Law
Education Planet Geography and Countries,Geography Lesson Plans
Environmental Organization Web Directory
Geography Zone 
Geographical Quebec
GEsource (World Guide)
Geoscience Links (courtesy, University of Windsor)
GEOSOURCE webdirectory for geography and geosciences - A Publishing Resource for Geographers
Grand dictionnaire terminologique
How to Write a Seminar Paper, a Research Proposal and a Thesis
Northern Climate Exchange Knowledge Site
Nystrom - maps, globes, atlases and programs for K-college
Oral Presentation Advice
Physical geography links (courtesy, U of Ottawa)
Research Methods Tutorial
Research Process
Resource management links (courtesy, U of Ottawa)
Science and Development Network
Science Community Forum
Statistics Canada - Learning Resources
The Atlas of Canada - Home
The Canadian Encyclopedia
The Degree Confluence Project
The Geographer's Craft Project - Main Page
The R Project for Statistical Computing
USGS and Science Education
Virtual Library on Migration and Ethnic Relations

Other Geo Links


ASPRS The Imaging & Geospatial Information Society
Canadian Aeronautics And Space Institute
Canadian Institute of Geomatics
Centre for Earth Observation Science, CEOS
Centre for Topographic Information 
Chips - Free image processing system
ESRI Canada
Free Landsat NALC Images United States N.A.L.C. Photoshop
geoCOMMUNITY - GIS, CAD, GPS, mobile industry maps,news,jobs,data free software
GIS links (courtesy, U of Ottawa)
GRASS GIS Homepage
Géomatique SIGISCO Inc.
Imaging Notes
Landsat7 Data Access
NOAA Home Page
RADARSAT International
Remote sensing and geomatics links (courtesy, U of Ottawa)
Ressources Cartographiques
Space Imaging
Student Association of Geographic Analysis
The GIS Portal


Aboriginal Canada Portal Home Page
Aboriginal Planet
Atlas of Canada, Natural Resources Canada
Canadian Ice Service
Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation daptation
Department of Canadian Heritage
Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Environment Canada's Green Lane
Geological Survey of Canada
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Marine Services On-line
Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC) 
Natural Resources Canada
Parks Canada
Statistics Canada - Canada's National Statistical Agency