Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Deal ends ‘whiskey war’ over a tiny island near Greenland
-- 06/20/2022

Q: An agreement between Canada and Denmark last week ended a 49-year-old dispute over a barren arctic rock near Greenland – a contest that saw each side planting flags and leaving bottles of their nation’s liquor on the half-square-mile Hans Island. Where is Greenland on this map, centered on the North Pole?

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Q: Hans Island is located between Canada’s Ellesmere Island and Greenland, an autonomous territory of Denmark. The island is in the middle of a narrow body of water called a ...

A. Atoll
B. Estuary
C. Isthmus
D. Strait

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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.