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Deadly Ascent

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Predicting Survival
Learn what physiological factors may play a role in whether a climber does well at high altitude or not. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Dispatches
Read accounts of the Spring 2000 NOVA expedition sent in from the field. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Climb Denali
Explore the route from base camp to the 20,320-foot summit. (QuickTime plug-in required; printable version available.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Survival Skills
Learn about four survival skills that climbers must have before tackling Denali. (Flash plug-in required; printable version available.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Body Breakdowns
See how extreme cold can affect the human body. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Denali for Kids
Find out where Denali is, learn what the NOVA team ate for dinner, see what high altitude can do to your body, and more. (Grades 3-5, 6-8)

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Deadly Ascent
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