Mount Everest - Primary

These resources link to the scheme of work for Unit 15 The Mountain Environment. Please refer to the Teacher's Notes [Word] [Pdf] on suggestions on how to use the resources.

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Key questions

Learning Objectives

Resources

Geography
2a, 2c, 2d, 2f, 3b

Where in the world is Everest?

To locate major mountain ranges and show relative location of Mt Everest and surrounding Himalayas

Gallery
Where is Mount Everest?
[Word] [Pdf]

Geography
1a, 1c, 2a, 2d, 2f, 3a, 3c, 3f

English Writing
1b, 9a

What is the mountain environment of Everest like and how was it formed?

Investigate nature of the environment and understand how it is different to other areas.
To understand basics of how mountain range was formed.

Gallery

The Making of Mount Everest
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Geography
1b, 1c, 2d, 2f, 3f

English Reading
2, 3, 5

English Writing
1, 2, 9, 11, 12

How does the climate in the Himalaya compare to the climate in the UK?

Investigate the weather patterns in the Himalayas and compare to our weather in temperate climate.

Gallery

Geography
1a, 1c, 1e, 2a, 2d, 2f, 2g, 3d

Design Technology
1a, 1b, 1c, 1d

PSHE/Citizenship 4b, 4f

How has the weather affected the lives of the people who live in the area and what affect does it have on tourism?

To understand that the climate can have significant impact on life in the area.

Who lives in the Everest region?
[Word] [Pdf]
The Death Zone activity
[Word] [Pdf]
Video
Food and Drink at 20,000ft

Geography
1a, 1c, 1d, 1e, 2d, 2f, 3d, 3e, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6e, 7b

History
2a, 2c, 2d, 3, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5c,

PSHE/Citizenship
2j, 2k, 4a, 4b

How has the environment been changed/affected by exploration and tourism?

To understand how the area has changed since the first ascent of Everest in 1953 and how this has brought about both positive and negative changes

Gallery

Video
Setting up Camp

Reaching the Top KS2
[Word] [Pdf]

Geography
1a, 1b, 1c, 1e, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 2g

English Speaking and Listening
1, 2, 3

PSHE/Citizenship
2d, 2f

Geography
1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 2a, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 2g, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b

English Speaking and Listening
1, 2, 3, 4

PSHE/Citizenship
2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2f, 2g, 2h, 2j, 2k, 4a, 4b, 4f

How can we plan a successful ascent of Mt Everest?

 

 

 

 

How can the Everest region be best managed which interest groups need to be taken into account?

To use the knowledge they have gained about the environment to plan an ascent of Mt Everest

 

 

 

To understand that there are different interest groups and that all opinions have to be taken into account before making a decision. That situations are more complex than they might at first appear.

Climbing Mount Everest
[Word] [Pdf]

Workshop at the Society

 

Tourism in the Everest region
[Word] [Pdf]

Managing the Mount Everest region
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Impact of Tourism activity
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