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Why is Mount Everest so Tall?

For Students 2nd - 8th Standards
Many years ago, when the Indian plate collided into the Eurasian plate, the highest mountain on Earth was formed. But what gives Mount Everest its shape? Watch an informative video to learn what factors make the prominent peak so tall.
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Meet Mount Everest

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Learning about one landform might seem boring to some, but using the resource provided practically guarantees scholar interest. The second in a sequential series of eight covering the topic of Mount Everest includes activities such as a...
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Sherpas on Everest

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Every successful climb of Mount Everest can be attributed to the assistance of the local Sherpas. A short, informative article explains the history behind the Sherpa's involvement in Mount Everest expeditions, the physiological reasons...
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Hillary Conquers Everest

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
If a field trip to the summit of Mount Everest isn't in your school budget, make the trek virtually! An interactive lesson allows class members to follow Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's trail up the mountain, and provides...
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Climbing Mount Everest: Vocabulary Practice

For Students 4th - 5th
In this vocabulary practice worksheet, students use the words in a word box to complete ten sentences about climbing Mount Everest.
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Climbing Mount Everest: Vocabulary Practice

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this vocabulary building worksheet, students analyze 12 words in a word bank that pertain to climbing Mount Everest. Students use these words to fill in the blanks in ten sentences.
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What's the Weather?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
How many jackets do you need to stay warm and climb Mount Everest? An informatie resource covers the topic of Mount Everest, the resource helps young scientists discover the difference between climate and weather. Activities include...
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Everest Extremes: Biodiversity

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
How many animals can live in a climate as cold as Mount Everest's? Find out with a science lesson all about biodiversity. Activities include research, presentations, group work, coloring maps, and a simulation of a food web.
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Classroom Guide for Sacred Mountain: Everest

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
The most famous climbers of Mount Everest could never have made it to the summit without the assistance of the local Sherpa. Christine Taylor-Butler's nonfiction children's book Sacred Mountain: Everest is the focus of an extensive...
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Climbing Mount Everest

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students use the Discovery Channel's webstie to take a virtual tour of Mount Everest. They read about different people who have climbed the mountain successfully. They also compare the gear used today and in the past for climbing.
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Tiger of the Snows: Tenzing Norgay

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Tenzing Norgay, the Sherpa man who made history when he reached the summit of Mount Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary, is the focus of an informative article. Class members read about Norgay's perspective on the way up the mountain, the...
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Sherpas

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Climbing Mount Everest is a dream for many mountaineers, and for a lucky few, it's a hard-fought accomplishment. Learn more about the important role Sherpas play in Mount Everest expeditions, including Sir Edmund Hillary's famous...
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How Sherpas Have Evolved "Superhuman" Energy Efficiency

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Why are Sherpas so uniquely equipped to guide aspiring mountain climbers up Mount Everest? Learn all about the biological ways that Sherpas can survive in a low-oxygen environment with an informative video.
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Lost on Everest

For Teachers 5th - 12th
What would it be like to be stranded on Mount Everest? Curious learners view a video clip, test common fabrics to see how they stand up to cold, and develop/answer discussion questions. 
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Sea Floor to Summit

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Who knew that mountain formation could be so entertaining? Leanr how mountains form with a resource on Mount Everest. Activities to guide learning include a simulation, project, videos, coloring activities, and worksheets.
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Training

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore different kinds of training necessary to prepare for the Mount Everest climb, and create a training schedule for the last month of preparation before the trek to Mount Everest.
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Mount Everest

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders complete five days of guided reading lessons. In this guided reading instructional activity, 3rd graders participate in pre-reading, reading, and post reading activities associated with the book Mount Everest. They read the...
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Documenting a Historic Climb of Mount Everest

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars create front pages of newspapers that document the historic attempt of a group of Sherpa women to summit Mount Everest.
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Who’s on Top?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What's it like to climb Mount Everest? An educational resource encourages an in-depth knowledge of Mount Everest's scientific missions through a variety of activities, including an analysis of maps, a KWL chart, videos, a simulation, and...
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One Mountain, Many Cultures

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Americans may think of Mount Everest as a region dedicated to adventurous hikers, but many cultures have flourished there! Learners read informative books, watch videos, participate in classroom discussion, analyze folk tales, and...
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Climb into Action!

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Climate change affects even the largest and intimidating of landforms—even Mount Everest! A resource helps teach learners the connection between global climate change and its effects on Earth. Activities include videos, class discussion,...
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Reading: Climbing Mount Everest

For Students 4th - 6th
In this reading: Climbing Mount Everest worksheet, students read an interview and assess comprehension. Students choose one or more answers to complete eight sentences.
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Mount Everest History Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore Mount Everest. For this exploration lesson, students read "The Top of the World: Climbing Mount Everest," by Steve Jenkins. Students then respond to discussion questions and participate in a map skills activity.
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Majestic Mount Everest

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
For this geography and social studies worksheet, students learn about what is necessary to climb Mount Everest by studying a travel plan of an expedition. Students answer 4 questions.

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