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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.

1.8-million-year-old human tooth found in Georgia -- 10/10/2022

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Q: Archaeologists found a 1.8-million-year-old tooth belonging to an early species of human, which they say cements the country of Georgia as home to one of the earliest prehistoric human settlements. Where is this small nation on the Black Sea between Russia and Turkey?

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Q: The territory of modern Georgia was once inhabited by Homo erectus, one of the oldest members of the human family. The oldest fossils from the Homo genus were found in which modern nation?

A. China

B. Ethiopia

C. India

D. Israel



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