The Centre of Canada: Manitoba
Manitoba, one of the three prairie provinces of Canada, is located in the centre of Canada and boasts of 100,000 lakes and waterways. Home to more than 1.2 million people, Manitoba is an area of open spaces and rolling fields as well as an arctic tundra.
Grande Cache, Alberta – A Hidden Gem
Grande Cache is a hamlet in the western central area of Alberta. It is a lesser known destination compared with places like Jasper, Banff and Lake Louise, yet it has a beautiful view of the mountains and hiking trails for all skill levels. It is less than a two hour drive from Grande Prairie, Hinton and Jasper and about four hours from Edmonton.
The ‘Joie de Vivre’ of Québec
Canada is considered a bilingual country with French and English both being the official languages, but you won’t hear French across the country like you do in Québec. The language that embodies the history of Canada’s founding and the culture of European settlers from France is still genuinely represented in the largest province (by area) of the country.
Geography Adventures with Geocaching
There are many ways to explore the world. Travel and adventure tend to be memories we hold with us forever. Geocaching was created in 2001 to add to these experiences. Combining nature, exploration, adventure and geography, geocaching is a fun, family-friendly adventure that you can do almost anywhere in the world.
Newfoundland and Labrador – Island of Dreams
Newfoundland and Labrador is the newest of Canada’s 10 provinces; they only joined the confederation in 1949. It is also the last of our maritime provinces that we have beenexploring with The Land and Culture of Canada series. Its name was officially changed to Newfoundland and Labrador in 2001.
Picturesque Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island is a beautiful and scenic island that attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists each year. The island offers lots of fun activities and places to visit. It is mostly pastoral with red soil, white sandy beaches, and scattered communities throughout the province.
Trek to the Holy Land and Beyond
Learn about the Holy Land and the church across the world with this geography course. You and your kids will learn about the historical and present geography of Israel and the surrounding area, as well as Africa, Asia and South America. This video “adventure” is a Vision Video production that is fully accessible with a SchoolhouseTeachers.com membership.