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Headline Geography

Common Core State Standard
RH.CCS.7 Grades 6-12: Students are asked to locate a country or geographical area on a map, connecting information with a specific location. Then, students answer a series of quiz questions based on a current news event happening in that location. Students must combine their prior knowledge with information presented in the question to determine the correct answers.

This weeks lesson:
Colombia Halts Aerial Spraying of Crops Used to Make Cocaine
-- 05/18/2015

Question 1 of 5

Q: Citing concerns that the spray causes cancer, Colombia is defying U.S. wishes and halting the aerial spraying of a herbicide to destroy coca leaf crops used to make cocaine. Where is Colombia?

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