Climbing Mount Everest
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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Smooth Sailing: Exploring Insurance and Estate Planning
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9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
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4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Mount Everest History Lesson
Students explore Mount Everest. In this exploration instructional activity, 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...
6th - 9th Social Studies & History
Nepalese Mountain Villages
Students research information on remote Nepalese mountain villages as they track a mountain climbing team nearing Mt. Everest. They access Internet photos of villages, create models and participate in class discussion about the culture...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History