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Polycom Special Event





Talk with an Aussie

with Fizzics scientist, Ben Newsome


Date:          Tuesday, February 4, 2016

Time:          12-12:45 ET (11:00 CT, 10:00 MT, 9:00 PT)

Grades:        3rd-5th grades


Partners: Author coordination/liaison: Elaine Shuck, Polycom, Inc.,

Event coordination: Sue Porter, Polycom Education Consultant


Australia, up close! What would you like to know about Australia? Ben Newsome, Fizzics scientist and native Australian would love to talk with your students about his country. Your class is in charge - students can choose from one of the topics below or ask their own question:

  • Australia's convict history through to Federation and up until the present
  • Australia's Heads of State and relationship to England
  • Money i.e coins and notes
  • Geography; climates, regions and geological points of interest 
  • Culture; food, slang 
  • Indigenous history
  • Flora of Sydney plus bush tucker foods
  • Time zone differences
  • General discussion with question and answers

Join the discussion and find out about our friends "down under." 


Questions? Email Sue Porter - polycomspecialevents@gmail.com


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