Cultural Exchange Armenia

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

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Cultural Exchange Armenia

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

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