Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Rising seas force islanders to Panama’s mainland
-- 06/10/2024

Q: Indigenous Guna families from the island of Gardi Sugdub are moving into 300 new government-built houses on Panama’s nearby Caribbean coast. They are the first of 63 communities along Panama’s Caribbean and Pacific coasts that government officials and scientists expect to be forced to relocate by rising sea levels in the coming decades. Where is Panama?

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Q: The Caribbean Sea is ...

A. North of Panama
B. South of Panama

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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.