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1 Mount Everest By Miss A Azzi

2 You are about to embark on a journey of life time to the greatest mountain in the world. Mount Everest’s spectacular views and history awaits your coming.

3 Task One The journey begins! Watch an inspirational video of a man climbing Mount Everest. Follow his incredible journey up the highest mountain, stopping at camps for much needed rest, climbing through freezing temperatures and navigating treacherous grounds before finally arriving at the summit. Web 2.0 Tool: YouTube video: With help from what the video had to offer, you have now been given the opportunity to send a letter to a family member or friend to inform them of where you are going. Use the following questions to help you gather information for your letter. Where you are going? Where is Mount Everest situated? (include a map) Which mountain range does Mount Everest belong too? Which two countries have Mount Everest within their borders? Who were the first people to climb Mount Everest? What you expect it to be like? How long will it take? What are your fears? Web 2.0 Tool: Letter generator: resources/student-interactives/letter-generator htmlhttp://www.readwritethink.org/classroom- resources/student-interactives/letter-generator html

4 You are about to embark on a journey of life time to the greatest mountain in the world. Mount Everest’s spectacular views and history awaits your coming. Task Two The highest mountain on earth Are you wondering what makes Mount Everest the greatest mountain in the world? Take a look at the height of Mount Everest and you will surely be amazed! You may be thinking twice about climbing the mountain once your there. Compare the height with other mountains around the world. Graph your results. (top 10 highest mountains in the world) Compare the height with the highest mountains in each state and territory in Australia. Graph your results. (highest mountain in each state and territory in Australia) Web 2.0 Tool: Online Graph: Extension: Caution bumpy ride ahead! Now that you know how high the mountain is are you ready to get a 360 degree view of the area? Prepare yourself for the most spectacular views and breathtaking environment. Use the website to gain a scenic view of the south and north routes of the mountain. You will see a picture of Mount Everest with the south route drawn along the mountain in green. Each red dot along the south route map represents a location on the route. Click on each location to get a 306 degree view of that area. Use the mouse cursor to direct the view. Web 2.0 Tool:

5 You are about to embark on a journey of life time to the greatest mountain in the world. Mount Everest’s spectacular views and history awaits your coming. Task Three The theory behind it all Are you wondering how Mount Everest was formed? Millions of years ago neither Mount Everest nor the Himalaya existed. Watch the following video to gain an insight into the history behind the formation of the world’s highest mountain. Web 2.0 Tool: Want to learn some more about the formation of Everest and the Himalayan mountain range? Go to the website and click on the title “Birth of the Himalaya”. Read the explanation. After you are done exploring the video and the site, write a summary of how Mount Everest was formed. Extension: What lies ahead? In your summary include any expected changes over the next centuries and predict what you think might happen over time. Web 2.0 Tool:

6 You are about to embark on a journey of life time to the greatest mountain in the world. Mount Everest’s spectacular views and history awaits your coming. Task Four What do people wear? Are you wondering what people wear when they visit Mount Everest? The following link will show you pictures of what people wear and provide a description of each. Web 2.0 Tool: /everest/call-of-everest-gear-then-now/ /everest/call-of-everest-gear-then-now/

7 You are about to embark on a journey of life time to the greatest mountain in the world. Mount Everest’s spectacular views and history awaits your coming. Task five What are the dangers involved? Research some of the dangers related to climbing Mount Everest e.g. lack of oxygen and avalanches. Choose one danger and write about the effect it can have on the human body. Include ways in which you protect yourself from this danger. Web 2.0 Tool: oor-activities/climbing/mount- everest6.htm oor-activities/climbing/mount- everest6.htm


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