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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.

Lost ship of Antarctic explorer found after 106 years -- 03/14/2022

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Q: The 1915 wreck of the Endurance has been found in the Antarctic. The ship was crushed by ice and sank during an expedition led by the explorer Ernest Shackleton, who subsequently saved his crew by making a daring 800-mile sea voyage in an open lifeboat. Where is Antarctica?

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Q: Robotic submersibles found the ship “in a brilliant state of preservation” about 10,000 feet below the surface of the icy Weddell Sea. The Weddell is part of which ocean?

A. Atlantic

B. Indian

C. Pacific

D. Southern

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