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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.

New high temperature reported in Antarctica -- 02/10/2020

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Q: Scientists at Argentina's Esperanza research station on the northern tip of Antarctica’s peninsula reported a high temperature of 64.9 degrees last week, the highest since record-keeping began in 1960. The area is one of the fastest warming places on earth. Where is Antarctica?

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Q: The Antarctic Continent is the world’s . . .

A. Coldest

B. Driest

C. Windiest

D. All of the above



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