Headline Geography

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.

This weeks lesson:
Drought, climate change threaten Panama Canal
-- 01/13/2020

Question 1 of 5

Q: The Panama Canal’s watershed experienced its fifth driest year of the last seven decades in 2019, underscoring warnings that climate change poses a major challenge to the recently expanded waterway. Where is Panama?

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