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Mystery Hangout - What's all the fuss about?

Subjects: Social Studies, Math, Science
Common Core Speaking and Listening Standard:  Anchor Standard 1 - Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
Objective: Students use their knowledge of US regions, cardinal directions, capitals, time zones, major landforms and waterways, relative geographic size and knowledge of state and regional facts.

Here is a Google Map marking the locations of the "Mystery Schools" we've partnered with at Meadows and Robinson this year. Overview:
Mystery Hangout is a social game played with two groups of students who want to make global connections with other classrooms via Google Hangout. Each class asks yes/no questions and gathers clues to determine the location of the other class. The first class to guess the other's location wins! This is a great opportunity for students to create, collaborate, …