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This weeks lesson:
Australia offers climate refuge to citizens of Tuvalu
-- 11/13/2023

Q: Australia has a new treaty to guarantee the military security of the tiny Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, help protect it from climate change, and boost migration from its low-lying islands which are very vulnerable to rising ocean levels. Where is Australia?

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Question 2 of 5

Q: More than 11,000 people live on nine Tuvalu islands totaling less than 10 square miles – the fourth smallest nation in the world. Six of the islands are ring-shaped and enclose lagoons. Islands of this type are called ...

A. Atolls
B. Barriers
C. Eyots
D. Reefs



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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.