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This weeks lesson:
New Hampshire sets a wind-chill record
-- 02/06/2023

Q: The weather station atop Mount Washington in New Hampshire last week measured a wind chill of -108F, the coldest wind chill ever recorded in the United States. Where is the small northeastern state of New Hampshire??

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Q: With a temperature of minus 46 degrees Fahrenheit and winds of 97 miles per hour at the summit of the 6,288-foot mountain, frostbite could strike in less than 10 minutes. Mount Washington is the highest mountain in the northeast. Which state has the highest mountain above sea level?

A. Alaska
B. Colorado
C. Hawaii
D. Idaho



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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.