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.

Laser scans finds Mayan ‘megalopolis’ in Guatemala -- 02/05/2018

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Q: Laser scans have revealed more than 60,000 previously unknown Maya structures that were part of a vast network of cities, fortifications, farms, and highways hidden for centuries under the jungles of northern Guatemala. Where is the Central American nation of Guatemala?

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Q: Researchers used  high-tech, airplane-based LiDAR (short for “Light Detection And Ranging”) to scan areas in the Maya Biosphere Reserve on Guatemala’s northern border with . . .

A. Belize

B. El Salvador

C. Honduras

D. Mexico

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