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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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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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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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Editing: The Wind and the Sun and Coconut Cookies

For Students 5th - 6th
Enhance your young authors' grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation skills by reading the fable The Wind and the Sun and a recipe for coconut cookies. They evaluate both for grammar mistakes such as punctuation, adverbs, confusing...
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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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Climbing Mount Everest

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars 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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Using an Encyclopedia

For Students 5th - 10th
In this using an encyclopedia worksheet, students review guidelines for an encyclopedia use and find the 4 entries listed on the sheet and respond to 5 questions about each of them.
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Using an Encyclopedia

For Students 5th - 10th
In this using an encyclopedia worksheet, students review guidelines for an encyclopedia use and find the 3 entries listed on the sheet and respond to 5 questions about each of them.
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Mount Everest Reading Landmarks

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science worksheet, learners 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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Climbing Blindly

For Students 4th
In this identifying fact or opinion worksheets, 4th graders read a 1-page article titled "Climbing Blindly" and then respond to 7 short answer questions regarding it.
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Coin Exchange

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the concept of money and simple arithmetic. They represent a sum of money using various combinations of coins and devise and use problem solving strategies to explore mathematical situations.
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Uncovering the Tales of Famous Explorers and Their Historical Expeditions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate various expeditions throughout history to new and or uncharted territories. They participate in groups in order to develop and produce television news magazine segments about some of these historical expeditions.

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