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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.

Russians hold war games in the Bering Sea -- 08/31/2020

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Q: The Russian navy conducted major war games last week in the Bering Sea near Alaska. It was the biggest such drills in the area since the collapse of the Soviet Union 30 years ago. Where is the Bering Sea?

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Q: Russian navy officials said the drills were part of the nation’s military build-up to protect its claims in the Arctic, which is believed to hold up to one-quarter of the Earth’s undiscovered oil and gas. Besides Russia and the United States, what other nation has claims to the Arctic?

A. Canada

B. Denmark

C. Norway

D. All of the above



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