Everest 3.0: Famous Explorers

vinson summit

Famous Explorer TA Loeffler

Quote of the Day:

“Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” – Dr. Seuss

Did you Know? 

The first attempt to summit mount Everest was in 1922 however no one actually summited until 1953

Suggested Activity:

What Did These Famous Explorers Do?

Objective: This activity connects famous explorers with their photos to foster connections between exploring and the students.


  1. Use the sheets provided and ask the students what exploring accomplishments each person has made.
  2. Review the answers with the students and reflect on what kinds of exploring they would like to do.

Click the link for ‘What Did These Famous Explores Do?’ worksheet and answer key

Famous Explorers Worksheet

Famous Explorers Worksheet Answer Key


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