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Cultural Exchange Armenia

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Gould Elementary Students participated in a cultural exchange via videoconferencing with Armenia

Gould Elementary Students participated in a cultural exchange via videoconferencing with Armenia

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  • 1. Cultural Exchange North Caldwell, NJ, USA Vayots Dzor, Armenia Jeanne Jeffrey Technology Instructor Gould School Rose Jeffrey Peace Corp Volunteer 2013-2014
  • 2. Facts about Armenia It is 8 hours ahead 9:00 am here = 5:00 pm Armenia The flight time from NY is 12 hours Small, mountainous, landlocked country Yerevan is the capital
  • 3. Landlocked, Armenia is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, Iran to the south, Azerbaijan to the east 
  • 4. Yerevan Capital and largest city One of the oldest cities, dates back to 8th century BC
  • 5. Peace Corp Volunteers
  • 6. Peace Corp Volunteers
  • 7. One of the world’s oldest civilizations and the first county to officially embrace Christianity as its religion
  • 8. Monasteries in Tatev, Noravank, Haghartsin, Haghpat and Geghard are popular tourist attractions.
  • 9. Friendly and Hospitable
  • 10. Speleological Tourism – Exploring Caves
  • 11. Earliest known shoe was found in the Areni-1 cave
  • 12. Weather The same seasons, but COLDER and HOTTER
  • 13. Videoconference
  • 14. Photos from Videoconference
  • 15. To Be Continued…..

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