Tag: geography

Grade 7 Geography Buff Named Among the Best in Canada

Grade 7 student Liam S. is one of the top globally minded students in Canada after qualifying for nationals in the Canadian Geographic Challenge

Great War History Comes Alive in Story Maps

Mrs. Kirsten Davel writes about how students are using technology and GIS mapping to learn more about the World Wars

Students Walk All Over Canada to Learn About Country’s History

What is in the humongous black tube? That was the mystery Grade 4 social studies students faced when they returned to SMUS after their winter holiday. Before...

Grade 4 Classes Explore Their World Using Maps

At the Senior School, Ms. Kirsten Davel is well known for her geography expertise and for championing GIS mapping (geographic information system) as a fun and unique...

Hi-tech, Low-tech

Our Geography teachers are currently enjoying the fruit of their fine work with GIS technology in our program. Four years ago two of our...

Leveraging the Power of GIS in Geography 12

Geography 12 at SMUS has been completely redesigned, thanks in part to the ESRI Canada GIS in Education Grant awarded to our school recently....

A New Angle on Our City

Geography 10 students took a closer look at how Victoria works as a city on a field trip this week. Exploring the BC capital,...

Special Guests Combine Geography and Art

by Anna Forbes, Head of Art We had some distinguished guests in this week talking to the art and the geography students in Copleand. Dr....

Grade 8 Student Ranks High in Geography Competition

One of our Middle School students got some exciting news recently - he placed within the top ten for the Great Canadian Geography Challenge....

Teachers Awarded for Use of GIS

Last week, two of our teachers received the Award of Excellence from ESRI Canada, in recognition of their work integrating Geographic Information Systems (GIS)...

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