Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Japan records big population decline as births fall
-- 06/06/2022

Q: In 2021, Japan recorded its lowest number of births in more than a century, causing the country’s biggest natural population decline since data became available. Where is the Asian island nation of Japan?

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Q: Japan had 811,604 births and 1,439,809 deaths last year, a population drop of 628,205. That’s more people than the population of which U.S. state?

A. Alaska
B. Delaware
C. Rhode Island
D. Wyoming



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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.