Need to work on those arms!
Day off from doing multiplications! Just make sure you remember them all!
Yay! We got to the end of this series! This is the tallest mountain in the world, as measured from the sea level. It’s 29 029 feet (8848 meters) tall! It’s part of the Himalaya mountains, which are the tallest mountains in the world. They are located in Asia and go through multiple countries, including India, China and Nepal.
We call it Mount Everest, but locals have two different names for it. In Tibetan, it’s called Chomolungma and to Nepali, it’s Sagarmāthā. Personally, I think I will stick to Mount Everest…
Mount Everest is so tall that it’s in Death Zone. When you go higher up, air gets thinner (that’s why it can be harder to breathe when you travel to the mountains). Death Zone is so high up that a person needs to use an oxygen tank (that’s sort of air in a metal bottle) to breathe.
Do you remember who was the first one to get to the top of Mount Everest?
Social Science 👩🎓
Lewis and Clark expedition
In 1803, the United States bought territory called Louisiana from France. It was much bigger than the state we currently called Louisiana and included a lot of central US. In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson sent 33 men, led by Lewis and Clark, to explore the newly bought land. They drew maps and wrote detailed descriptions of everything they saw during their voyage. They even made it to the Pacific Ocean in 1806.
As a reward for the two explorers, the president made Lewis governor of the Louisiana Territory and Clark governor of the Missouri Territory.
There was another notable member of that expedition. Her name was Sacagawea. She was a member of Lemhi Shoshone tribe. She was Lewis’ and Clark’s guide and interpreter.
When Lewis and Clark were getting ready to go west, they hired Toussaint Charbonneau as their interpreter. That’s because he was married to Sacagawea and they were planning to go through territories of the Shoshone people. Along the way, the expedition ran into a tribe where the chief turned out to be Sacagawea’s brother. The explorers got horses and supplies from the tribe. Sacagawea was also helpful with directions, since she grew up in that area.
One of the most important things Sacagawea did for the expedition was actually just being part of the expedition. Back then, native tribes never brought women with them when they went to war, so her being there meant to the locals that Lewis and Clark were not there to start a war.
A group of lions is called a pride.
Word of the Day ❗
Notable – worthy of attention or notice; remarkable.
Watch this video about expedition of Lewis and Clark: