Headline Geography

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.

This weeks lesson:
16 die as volcano erupts in New Zealand
-- 12/16/2019

Question 1 of 5

Q: New Zealand officials say 16 people were killed and many more were severely burned in an eruption last week as 47 cruise ship tourists visited White Island – the exposed tip of a mostly undersea volcano on the Pacific Ring of Fire. Where is the island nation of New Zealand on this zone earthquakes and active volcanoes?

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