Headline Geography

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.

This weeks lesson:
Indonesia to move its capital from a sinking city
-- 09/02/2019

Question 1 of 5

Q: Indonesia’s president said last week that the country’s capital will move from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta to a sparsely populated site on Borneo island, known for rain forests and orangutans. Where is the southeast Asian island nation of Indonesia?

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