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Giant floor maps of Canada

Do you know about the giant floor maps of Canada from space

The first giant floor map, Canada from Space, entered Canadian classrooms in . Because of this map, students from all over the country have been able to better understand the key role Earth observation satellites play in their daily lives.

In , new floor maps were designed specifically for communities in the Canadian North. They highlight northern identity and the uniqueness of the Canadian territories.

David Saint-Jacques unveils educational tool tailored to Northern communities

Credit: Canadian Space Agency

Having fun while learning

With the giant floor maps, students will learn:

They will also strengthen their geographical knowledge by locating unique images of Canada on the map, taken by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield when he was aboard the International Space Station.

Canada from Space Giant Floor Map

Credit: Canadian Space Agency

Teachers can borrow a floor map:

Borrow a floor map free of charge

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