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.

Bird flies 8,435 miles non-stop from Alaska to Australia -- 10/31/2022

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Q: A young bar-tailed godwit appears to have set a non-stop distance record for migratory birds by flying at least 8,435 miles from the western coast of Alaska to the island of Tasmania off the southern tip of Australia. Where is Alaska?

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Q: The bird was tagged with a tracking GPS chip that allowed scientists to follow it on its record-breaking 11-day journey. The five-month-old bird traveled about how far around the globe?

A. Two-thirds of the way

B. Half the way

C. A third of the way

D. A quarter of the way

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