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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.

Voyage to the bottom of the sea in the Mariana Trench -- 03/26/2012

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Q: James Cameron, the filmmaker whose credits include "Avatar" and "Titanic," Sunday piloted a minisubmarine of his own design to the bottom of the Mariana Trench - the deepest point of the world's oceans. The trench is located east of the Mariana Islands, which are south of Japan and north of New Guinea. Can you find this area of ocean on the map?

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