Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Colombia prepares to explore sunken treasure ship
-- 02/26/2024

Question 1 of 5

Q: Colombia’s government said it will send robotic equipment 2,000 feet below the surface of the ocean to explore the wreckage of the San Jose, a galleon that sank in 1708 with treasure believed to be now worth about $17 billion. Where is Colombia on the northwest corner of South America?

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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.