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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:
Bosnian villagers cheer as NASA lands rover on Mars
-- 02/22/2021

Question 1 of 5

Q: When NASA landed its rover Perseverance on Mars last week, the tiny village of Jezero in Bosnia and Herzegovina was particularly excited. The craft landed on an ancient lake bed named Jezero, which means lake in most Slavic languages. Where is the Balkan nation of Bosnia and Herzegovina?

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