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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.

Colombia prepares to explore sunken treasure ship -- 02/26/2024

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Q: Colombia’s government said it will send robotic equipment 2,000 feet below the surface of the ocean to explore the wreckage of the San Jose, a galleon that sank in 1708 with treasure believed to be now worth about $17 billion. Where is Colombia on the northwest corner of South America?

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Q: Carrying a cargo of gold, sliver and emeralds, the San Jose sank during a battle with British warships off of Colombia’s northern coast in which body of water?

A. Caribbean Sea

B. Drake Passage

C. Gulf of Mexico

D. Sea of Cortez



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