Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Tanzania is bringing the internet to Mount Kilimanjaro
-- 08/22/2022

Q: Tanzania is installing high-speed internet on Mount Kilimanjaro, allowing adventurers climbing Africa’s highest peak to share their ascents with family, friends and Instagram followers in real time. Where is the east African nation of Tanzania?

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Q: Some in Tanzania welcome the move as a boost to the tourism industry, but others criticize the government for not doing more to extend service to the 78% of its impoverished people who have no internet. Which of Tanzania’s neighbors ranks as the poorest nation in the world?

A. Burundi
B. Kenya
C. Rwanda
D. Uganda

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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.