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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.

Russians go through 2 miles of ice to reach Antarctic lake -- 02/13/2012

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Q: Russian scientists have reached a freshwater lake the size of Lake Ontario after spending a decade drilling down through 12,355 feet of solid Antarctic ice. Where is Antarctica on this map?

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