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.

Saharan dust turns skies orange over Europe -- 03/21/2022

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Q: A huge dust storm swirling over Europe from the Sahara Desert made it hard to breathe in large parts of Spain last week and gave cleaning crews extra work as far away as Paris, London and Belgrade to remove the film of dirt falling on cars and buildings. Where is the Sahara Desert?

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Q: The Sahara covers about 3.6 million square miles and large parts of 11 African nations between. the Atlantic Ocean to the west and which sea to the east?

A. Black

B. Coral

C. Red

D. Yellow

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