How the Earth Was Made: Everest


Subjects: Science & Health, Social Studies
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: History Classroom

Explores the tallest and biggest mountain on Earth. Even though Everest is as far removed from sea level as possible, it's sedementary layers contain fossils that were once sea creatures. This episode explores how the Himalayas were formed when India smashed into Asia propelled by plate tectonics.

For a study guide from History Classroom, click here.

 

60-minute runtime; two-year copyright clearance.

Dec 12 at 6:00am ET/PT

How the Earth Was Made: Everest

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