Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
China tests emotion-detection software on Uyghurs
-- 05/31/2021

Q: Chinese authorities reportedly are testing a camera system that uses artificial intelligence to reveal emotion on the Uyghurs in the province of Xinjiang. Where is China?

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Q: A software engineer told the BBC that he installed the system “similar to a lie detector but far more advanced technology" in Xinjiang police stations. He said the subjects faced "pre-judgement without any credible evidence.” Uyghurs are ...

A. Ethnic minority
B. Mostly Muslim
C. Being imprisoned
D. All of the above

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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.