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:
Mount Everest is 3 feet taller, says Nepal
-- 12/14/2020

Question 1 of 5

Q: In an announcement broadcast live on national television, Nepal said last week that new surveys place the official height of Mount Everest at 29,031.69 feet above sea level, about 3 feet higher than a measurement dating back to the 1950s. Where is the small Asian nation of Nepal?

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