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Mount Everest, Nepal, left, is the highest landform on Earth. Mount Everest is part of the Himalaya range that runs through central Asia. This view of Mount Everest was taken from Kala Pattar, another Himalayan mountain.

Photograph by Craig Kassover, MyShot

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2003 Mount Everest 50th Anniversary 3-D Map
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2003 Mount Everest 50th Anniversary 3-D Map

This digital model of Mount Everest was created from infrared images taken by a space shuttle and stereophotographs taken from a jet aircraft.

  • Best for: Grades 5+ (ages 10+)
  • Concepts: asia, mount everest, nepal, satellite imagery, tibet
Disaster on Everest
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Disaster on Everest

On May 10, 1996, eight climbers died trying to summit Mount Everest, the worst single-day death toll in the mountain’s history.

  • Best for: Grades 5-10 (ages 10-16)
  • Concepts: disasters, mountaineering, mount everest, weather
Climbing Gear
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Climbing Gear

Mountain climber with oxygen mask

  • Concepts: equipment, mountain climbing, mount everest
1988 Mount Everest and The Himalaya
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1988 Mount Everest and The Himalaya

This beautiful map of Mount Everest and the surrounding region was published in November 1988 with three articles on Mount Everest including "Roof of the World." Featuring soft, colored shading and technical information about the making of the map.

  • Best for: Grades 3+ (ages 8+)
  • Concepts: elevation, himalayas, mount everest, nepal, tibet, vegetation
Nepal
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Nepal

Explore, customize, and download a 1-page black-and-white map of Nepal.

  • Concepts: asia, continents, mapmaker 1-page maps, maps, nepal, political maps
Everest
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Everest

Photograph: Two tall, sharp, snow-covered mountain peaks.

  • Concepts: elevation, glaciers, himalaya, mount everest, nepal
Analyzing Himalayan Mummies
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Analyzing Himalayan Mummies

Video. In this clip scientists are re-curating stored scientific finds 20 years after they were discovered. Technology has changed a bit and now, rather than testing for DNA in the marrow of leg bones, scientists today tend to more reliably test for DNA using teeth.

  • Best for: Grades 9+ (ages 14+)
  • Concepts: bioarchaeology, bones, forensics, nepal, upper mustang
Uncovering a Cultural Mystery
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Uncovering a Cultural Mystery

Video. This is a true verite scene, where the camera candidly records a rare moment of discovery: bio archaeologist Dr. Jackie Eng and archaeologist Dr. Mark Aldenderfer discover cut marks on the bones of the early Samdzong people of Upper Mustang, Nepal.

  • Best for: Grades 9+ (ages 14+)
  • Concepts: bioarchaeology, bones, nepal, upper mustang
Bioarchaeology
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Bioarchaeology

Video. For bioarchaeologist, Dr. Jackie Eng, when an ancient communal grave is uncovered, her first job it to identify the number of individuals in the burial context. She does this by counting the number of left femurs.

  • Best for: Grades 9+ (ages 14+)
  • Concepts: bioarchaeology, bones, nepal, upper mustang
Rhi Rhi Cave Burial Site
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Rhi Rhi Cave Burial Site

Video. This scene is a compressed story of how a scientific team investigates a remote, nearly-inaccessible mortuary cave, documents the findings and determines a date for the minimal artifacts and sketches out a burial site – all without doing any actual excavating.

  • Best for: Grades 9+ (ages 14+)
  • Concepts: bioarchaeology, bones, nepal, pit tomb, upper mustang
Clue to a People's Origins
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Clue to a People's Origins

Video. This clip is all about strontium analysis of teeth and what it can tell us about an individual and the specific results uncovered by our team. Strontium occurs naturally in the earth and is absorbed into the bodies of infants through a mother’s breast milk. Scientists have been collecti...

  • Best for: Grades 9+ (ages 14+)
  • Concepts: bioarchaeology, bones, nepal, strontium, teeth analysis, upper mustang
Gharials
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Gharials

Video. Nepalese breeding program returns endangered species to the wild.

  • Best for: Grades 3+ (ages 8+)
  • Concepts: asia, captive breeding, crocodilians, endangered species, gharials, nepal, reptiles, wild chronicles