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22 reviewed resources for mount everest science

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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 instructional activity allows class members to follow Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's trail up the mountain, and...
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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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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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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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Climbing Mount Everest: Then and Now

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers consider the costs and benefits associated with mountain climbing. They also compare mountain climbing today, particularly the concept of climbing Mount Everest, with mountain climbing in the 1920s and the 1950s.
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Mapping the Shape of Everest

For Teachers 4th - 6th
With Mount Everest as the motivator, your earth science class learns about topographic maps. Begin by showing a film clip from The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest, featuring fearsome virtual imagery of a path up world's tallest peak....
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Women Paving the Way

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this history worksheet, students identify significant contributions made throughout history by women. They name the woman who made a first in the field of medicine and who first worked in the government. Students also name how many...
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Expedition Clothing Then and Now

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Introduce your class to the Everest expedition to reenact a 1924 climb by George Mallory and Andrew Irvine. Discuss and show pictures of the types of clothing worn at that time and compare it to today's state-of-the-art climbing gear....
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Plate Tectonics-Geological features of Convergent Plate Boundaries

For Students 8th
Recap divergent and convergent boundaries with a video on plate tectonics. After discussing the circumstances surrounding subduction at oceanic and continental plates versus subducton at two oceanic boundaries, the video explains the...
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Mount Everest Reading Landmarks

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science worksheet, students read a content passage concerning facts about Mount Everest. Then they answer 6 questions and the answer sheet is on page 3.
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Plate Tectonics-Geological features of Convergent Plate Boundaries

For Students 8th
Recap divergent and convergent boundaries with a video on plate tectonics. After discussing the circumstances surrounding subduction at oceanic and continental plates versus subducton at two oceanic boundaries, the video explains the...
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The Monsoon

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Few things are as fascinating as the challenge of climbing Mount Everest. This lesson investigates how monsoon weather impacts climbers. To begin, you are instructed to show various video clips. The only one directly provided, however,...
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The Physical and Mental Effects of Climbing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the physical and mental effects of climbing to high altitudes, and discuss the skills needed to climb Mount Everest. They write paragraphs pretending they are professional climbers considering climbing a summit...
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The Archer and the Sun

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Reinforce reading comprehension with a instructional activity about The Archer and the Sun, a Chinese folktale. Kids learn some background information about Chinese culture before reading the story, and answer literacy questions as they...
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The Geography of Ascent

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils explore what it would be like to climb one of the Seven Summits, the highest mountains on each continent. They also study the world's biomes and study how biomes change not only with latitude but also with elevation.
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"Everest" Movie Questions

For Students 5th - 6th
In this "Everest" movie worksheet, students answer a total of 45 questions about the movie. A reference web site is given for additional activities
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Highs and Lows

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Plot data using the number line and discuss how negative numbers are used in math and science. Sixth and seventh graders share their graph with the class and provide an explanation for their plotting.
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Science - Learning About Migration

For Students 5th - 8th
In this animal migration worksheet, students learn about animals that migrate. They then answer the 11 questions on the worksheet. The answers are on the last page of the packet.
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Lesson 5: Geographic Features and Landforms in the Eastern Hemisphere

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What are geographic landforms, and how can they influence the development of a civilization? After learning about the different types of geographic landforms, learners create a PowerPoint presentation explaining six of the features and...
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Stories That Go with the Territory

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners investigate various expeditions throughout history to new and/or uncharted territories. They work in groups to develop and 'produce' television news magazine segments about some of these historic expeditions.
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First In Their Fields

For Teachers 4th - 7th
In this first in their fields worksheet, students view and discuss a time line that highlights many American women who have made major contributions in many fields. Students answer six comprehension questions associated with the time line.
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The Planets Terra Firma

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the theories of the creation of the universe and examine the properties of celestial bodies. They analyze the relationship between the sun, Earth and the other planets.