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Everest—The Death Zone

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The following Resources from the companion Web site, which originally accompanied the PBS/NOVA Online Adventure, "Alive on Everest," accompany this program:

The 1997 Expedition
Follow team members as they ascend from sea level to the summit, and learn what happens to their bodies along the way. Listen to or read a transcript of audio from the summit. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Interviews with David Breashears (May 13, 1997 and February 20, 1998): Read about Mt. Everest on two different occasions—one which involved tragedy for eight climbers, the other which focuses on mental agility at high altitudes. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Team Members
Find a roster of the NOVA team and learn more about some of its members. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Dispatches
Read the collection of dispatches that follows the NOVA team as it attempts to summit Mt. Everest. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Mail
Our climbers and producers have answered hundreds of questions sent in to this Web site about life on Everest, high-altitude physiology, and more. Read through these fascinating dispatches from the mountain, sorted by subject, or by date posted. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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Resources

Program Transcript
Complete narration for the TV program.

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