Mount Everest Teacher Resources

Mount Everest is the tallest mountain on Earth, 8,848 meters above sea level and one of the most distinguishing landmarks of Asia. Located in the Himalayan mountain range, this landmark has plenty of fodder for discovery in science, social studies, and geography.

Plate tectonics studies escalate to new heights when you employ videos showing how Mt. Everest was formed. Start with a general video answering the question, How Tall Can Mountains Be? And then move on to a more specific video explaining Why Mt Everest Is So Tall. Mt. Everest also provides a real-life scenario for studying altitude. Or use Mt. Everest as a foundation to study heat transfer and insulation by comparing Expedition Clothing Then and Now.

Expeditions up Mt. Everest offer the basis for learning about people groups like the Sherpas on Everest, as well as history. Hillary Conquers Everest is a social studies lesson packed with extras, but could be used for cross-curriculum learning (English language arts, geography, world history). Compare Hillary’s journey to the disastrous journey of Jon Krakaur’s group by reading Into Thin Air and writing a comparison or reflection. Consider discussing how the successful climb changed the life of Tiger of the Snows: Tenzing Norgay. The geography and topography of Mt. Everest can be woven into the expedition topic, or study them in conjunction with any geography or world geography curriculum.

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Oral Interview Training for the Hmong Oral History Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interview one of the members of the Hmong residents of Wisconsin about the Vietnam War. They research how to conduct an oral interview.
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Climbing High

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this addition worksheet, learners solve 15 problems in which larger numbers (four to six digits) are added. Students then use their answers to figure out a secret question. There is no carrying on this page.
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Weighing a Dinosaur

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars role play as paleontologists who make inferences about the weight of dinosaurs. They use models and the density of water to make these inferences.
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Dino Long Legs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students calculate the stride length of a walking or running animal. They use scale models of dinosaurs to calculate the leg and stride length of the animals.
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The Mariana Trench: Stewardship of the Deep Seas?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine how the Mariana Trench's natural assets could affect communities worldwide. They analyze a map, identify the location and features of the Mariana Trench, explore various websites, and create a public awareness poster...
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Where in the World?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students locate famous landmarks around the world. They identify the location of natural and manmade landmarks using a worksheet that provides ten clues.
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The Rigors of Learning a New Language

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider the immensity of the the task the author undertook to learn Chinese. They examine the rigors involved in learning another language-particularly one as notoriously difficult as Chinese and compare aspects of Chinese...
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Forces in Fluids-Science Puzzlers, Twisters, & Teasers

For Students 6th - 8th
In this physical science activity, students complete 7 questions in the form of puzzles, word problems, and brain teasers about forces in fluids.
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Test Your General Knowledge

For Students 11th - 12th
In this ESL worksheet, learners answer 10 multiple-choice questions about a variety of topics. For example, "What is the highest mountain in the world?"
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Science - Learning About Migration

For Students 5th - 8th
In this animal migration instructional activity, students learn about animals that migrate. They then answer the 11 questions on the instructional activity. The answers are on the last page of the packet.
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Shall and Should

For Students 4th - 6th
In this shall and should worksheet, students identify usage in sentences. In this short answer and multiple choice worksheet, students write fourteen answers.
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Vocabulary Practice

For Students 6th - 7th
In this vocabulary practice worksheet, students complete the 10 sentences by choosing the correct word from the word pool provided. The vocabulary terms used are regarding college.
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Math Skills-Writing Scientific Notation

For Students 9th - 11th
In this scientific notation activity, students perform basic math functions and express their answers in scientific notation.
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Math in Science-The Pressure is On

For Students 9th - 11th
In this pressure activity, students find the pressure of objects using the equation for pressure. They find the pressure of air in the atmosphere and the pressure of water in the ocean at different depths.
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Hiking / Trekking

For Students 4th - 6th
In this online/interactive vocabulary usage worksheet, students use the words and phrases in the word bank to fill in the blanks and complete the sentences. Students write 10 answers.
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Three Cups of Tea Quiz

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to twenty-five multiple choice questions about Mortenson and Relin's Three Cups of Tea. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Into Thin Air

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
For this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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A Vacation Expedition: Universal Design and Differentiated Instruction Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners plan a vacation to either a mountain, deep-sea location, rainforest or to the moon. In this vacation planning lesson plan, students research information about the location of their choice. They watch video clips on the...
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Mountains of the World Quiz 2

For Students 6th - 11th
In this geography skills worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer questions featuring famous mountain ranges of the world.
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Food of Nepal

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students review main foods of the Nepalese, discuss differences in eating habits of Nepalese and Americans, and create menu for one day that a typical Nepalese might eat.
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The Arts

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students recall unique characteristics of Nepalese painting, sculpture, and music, create an example from one area of Nepalese art,s and share this with the class.
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Boyles' Law

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Boyles' Law worksheet, students answer volume questions given the temperature and pressure of various gasses. In addition to computing the mathematical volume of gas, students provide answers to questions regarding the story...
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Nepal and Bhutan

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Nepal and Bhutan worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer and answer key questions after reading about these nations.
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Worksheet 2: Geography Quiz: True or False

For Students 2nd - 4th
Students read 10 statements associated with geography information from Worksheet 1 and determine if they are true or false. This worksheet would be a good follow-up to Worksheet 1 after the answers have been determined.

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