Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
States face tough choices as Colorado River reservoirs run low
-- 07/25/2022

Q: Western states are facing severe water cuts as the Colorado River reservoirs of Lake Mead in Nevada and Lake Powell in Utah and Arizona have dropped to critically low levels after 20 years of drought and a changing climate. Where are Nevada, Utah and Arizona?

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Question 2 of 5

Q: Seven states in the Colorado River Basin share the water under terms of a 1922 agreement. Which state uses the most water from the Colorado River?

A. Arizona
B. California
C. Colorado
D. Utah



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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.