Mount Everest Webquest

Please answer the questions in this Mount Everest Webquest. Go to the links to find the answers to the questions. Copy and paste the questions and type answers out on a Word document, and then paste them in the comments sections of this post.

The Webquest says to complete it in groups of three, but we would prefer that you do it on your own.

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  1. Diego Said,

    May 14, 2010@ 4:50 pm      Reply

    1) Who is Mount Everest named for? What did he do? -Sir George Everest in 1865, the British surveyor-general of India. Once known as Peak 15
    2) What is the date of the first successful ascent? What two men did it? – May 29,1953 by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
    3) How tall is Mt. Everest?
    Mt. Everest is 8,848 m high
    4) What section of the mountain is the most dangerous to climb?
    The death zone
    5) What is a Sherpa?
    People who help the climbers carry their supplies
    5) Write down 5 other interesting facts that you think would be important for a climber to know.
    How many days will it take?
    Why should they clime
    Which of the three would you pick if you die?
    Should they keep going if too gets too hard?
    How many people will you take?

  2. Sheryl Said,

    May 16, 2010@ 6:05 pm      Reply

    1. Who is Mount Everest named for? What did he do? -Sir George Everest. Everest was named after him.

    2. What is the date of the first successful ascent? What two men did it?
    May 29,1953 by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. The took the South Col Routey.

    3. How tall is Mt. Everest?
    8,848 m high

    4. What section of the mountain is the most dangerous to climb?
    The death zone

    5.What is a Sherpa?
    People who help the climbers

    5. Write down 5 other interesting facts that you think would be important for a climber to know.
    1.One of the best climbers Nepali, Apa Sherpa, climbed Everest 11 times.
    2.Number of Mount Everest Climbers So Far
    3.Should stop going if it gets too hard
    4.How many days will they think it will take
    5.many people will they take with them

  3. rudy Said,

    May 21, 2010@ 1:10 pm      Reply

    1) Who is Mount Everest named for? What did he do? -Sir George Everest in 1865, the British surveyor-general of India. Once known as Peak 15
    2) What is the date of the first successful ascent? What two men did it? – May 29,1953 by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
    3) How tall is Mt. Everest?
    Mt. Everest is 8,848 m high
    4) What section of the mountain is the most dangerous to climb?
    The death zone
    5) What is a Sherpa?
    People who help the climbers carry their supplies

  4. jonathan bobadilla Said,

    April 15, 2011@ 2:56 pm      Reply

    1) Who is Mount Everest named for? What did he do?- sir gearge everest in 1865. a british surveyor.

    2) What is the date of the first successful ascent? What two men did it?- may 29, 1953 by sir edmund hillary & tanzing norgay.

    3) How tall is Mt. Everest?- mount everest is 29, something feet.

    4) What section of the mountain is the most dangerous to climb?- camp 3 or the deathzone where you absolutly cant get any oxygen.

    5) What is a sherpa?- the people from nepal that guide climbers to everest path.

  5. jonathan bobadilla Said,

    April 15, 2011@ 3:04 pm      Reply

    5 things i learned:
    - the second highest mountain is called k2.
    - first successful climbers were edmund hillary & tenzing norgay.
    - the death zone is no way near the oxygen people need.
    - mount everest and neighbors been around for 50 million years.
    - people from nepal guide climbers to everest.


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