Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Indonesia permanently evacuates an island because of volcano
-- 05/06/2024

Q: Indonesia is permanently relocating almost 10,000 residents evacuated from Ruang Island after a series of volcanic eruptions raised concerns about the dangers of residing on the island in the future. Where is Indonesia on the Pacific Ring of Fire, which has most of world’s active volcanoes and earthquakes?

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Q: Ruang is one of the more than 17,000 islands between the Pacific and Indian oceans occupied by Indonesia, which shares a land border with …

A. East Timor
B. Malaysia
C. Papua New Guinea
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.