The Connecticut High School Geography Challenge is a statewide, interscholastic academic team competition that will be held at The University of Connecticut in Storrs on Tuesday, May 16. The all-day competition is 9 AM—3 PM and cycles school teams comprised of 3—5 students in grades 9—12 through 3 morning events: map reading, problem solving, and modified orienteering or a GPS activity. After a lunch provided by hosting CT Geographic Alliance, all school teams will compete in the afternoon Geography Bowl in the Dodd Center. The theme of the 2017 competition is FRESH WATER and will address water-related issues locally (Connecticut), nationally, and around the world. Historical and current events will be included. Refer questions or request additional information from CGA teacher consultant Kathleen Ryan, the chairman of the 2017 CT HS Geography Challenge at Ryanzenko@aol.com.
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