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This weeks lesson:
Did a ‘killer robot’ attack soldiers in Libya?
-- 06/07/2021

Q: A military drone using artificial intelligence without human control may have attacked soldiers in Libya’s civil war last year, according to a report for the United Nations. Where is the North African nation of Libya?

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Q: The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which the report described as “a lethal autonomous weapons system” powered by artificial intelligence, was used by forces backed by the government based in Libya’s capital. What is the capital of Libya?

A. Benghazi
B. Cairo
C. Tripoli
D. Tunis



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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.