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Geography

A Northern Community on the Front Lines of Global Warming

Tuktoyaktuk is an Inuvialuit hamlet located in the very north of the Northwest Territories. This village of less than 1000 inhabitants is threatened to disappear at any moment. There, in the Great North, global warming is far from being an abstract concept and it is an entire community that risks being engulfed by the next big wave. Let's take a closer look.

When the earth shakes

Regularly in the news, we hear about strong tremors that cause panic, and sometimes destruction, in different parts of the world. Recently, this was the case in Mexico. Here are some activities that focus on the dynamics of earthquakes.

Hurricane season: deep in the storm

Every year, many hurricanes (or cyclones) form on our planet, particularly between June 1 and November 30. Some of them hit the coast hard and sometimes leave thousands of victims behind. Here are some ideas for activities to do in class to better understand this meteorological phenomenon and its consequences.

Behind the scenes of maple syrup production

In the spring, in North America, the sugar maples are flowing and maple syrup producers collect their sap to transform it in many ways. Let's discover the different facets of maple syrup through different activity ideas and a host of useful resources.

What is going on in Ukraine?

Nothing goes on in Ukraine. For several weeks, observers had feared the worst, but were hopeful of a diplomatic resolution to the standoff with Russia. Unfortunately, the armed conflict has started. The activity ideas and resources in this guide are designed to help you develop students' critical thinking skills and encourage them to seek information from a variety of sources.