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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.

World’s rarest whale washes up on New Zealand beach -- 07/22/2024

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Q: Scientists believe the 16-foot creature that that washed up on a New Zealand beach this month is the carcass of the world’s rarest whale, so elusive that it has never been documented alive. Where are the remote islands of New Zealand in the South Pacific Ocean?

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