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Secrets of Easter Island
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Matters of Science Team Profilebio
Details biographies of specialists featured in Secrets of Easter Island.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/move/team.html

Past Attemptsarticle
Summarizes theories on how the large stone statues were moved from the quarry to the final destination.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/move/past.html

The Planarticle
Outlines the expedition's goal to move the simulation stone statue and the experts describe the various methods they will employ.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/move/plan.html

Stone Giantsarticle
Provides statistical information on the stone statues—including height, weight, and number of statues on the island—and background on their spiritual meaning.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/civilization/giants.html

Social Studies First Inhabitantsarticle
Summarizes what is known about the history of Easter Island and its inhabitants.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/civilization/first.html

Ancient Navigationarticle
Describes the history of Polynesian navigation.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/civilization/navigation.html

Past Attemptsarticle
Summarizes theories on how the large stone statues were moved from the quarry to the final destination.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/move/past.html

Stone Giantsarticle
Provides statistical information on the stone statues—including height, weight, and number of statues on the island—and background on their spiritual meaning.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/civilization/giants.html

Find it with Maps Explore the Islandmap
Shows the island and its statue formations, providing images and facts about each location and any statues located there.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/explore/

Expedition Notes/Mail Your Theoriesmail
Lists submitted theories on how to move the stone statues and responses from team members.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/move/theories.html

Dispatches
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/dispatches/19980417.html

Expedition Mailmail
Lists comments and questions and their responses posted chronologically.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/mail/

See it Yourself Explore the IslandQTVR
Click on different parts of the island to see them through virtual reality images.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/explore/

Do it Yourself Move the Moai Gameonline activity
Challenges students to use various techniques to move a Moai statue across the island.
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/move/

Program Transcripts/Resources Resourcesresources
http://www.pbs.org/nova/easter/resources/



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