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Everest: Roof of the World

URL:http://www.thetech.org/exhibits/online/everest/
Levels: Grades 6-12
Topics: geology, physiology

Description: The hearty explorers of Mt. Everest brave unimaginable conditions on their way to its peak. In this companion Web site to the IMAX film "Everest," students learn how the mountain formed and how the incredible altitude impacts the bodies of those who dare the climb. A fantastic virtual tour takes visitors on a trek from Kathmandu to the summit.

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