Climbing Mount Everest: Then and Now
Learners 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.
6th - 8th Science 12 Views 24 Downloads
Plate Tectonics-Geological features of Convergent Plate Boundaries
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...
6 mins 8th Science
Measuring Elevation Past and Present
After viewing a short video about a climb up Mount Everest, high schoolers read about triangulation for measuring distant elevations. Have your class work in groups to construct an inclinometer and then use it to measure the height of...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Why is Mount Everest so Tall?
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.
5 mins 2nd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable