Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Webb telescope heads for a special spot a million miles from Earth
-- 01/03/2022

Q: The $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope launched Christmas Day toward the Earth’s Lagrange Point 2, a spot about a million miles away where it will orbit the Sun at about the same speed as our planet. Where is Earth on this rendering of the solar system?

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Question 2 of 5

Q: The Webb telescope was designed to see ...

A. Infrared light
B. Exoplanets
C. Distant past
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.