Discussion Questions - Listening

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1. you think the when What you read headline? did

2. when images are the you What in mind word 'seed'? your hear

3. you know about do seeds? What

4. a seed of of vault? you What think the do idea

5. threatened seeds are What and by? plants

6. ever anything seed? from you grown Have

7. the Circle? do Arctic the in think you is Why vault

8. food world's the supply? How much risk is at

9. healthy to seeds are How eat?

10. grow things Should all seed? from we

11. reading like you this article? Did

12. What 'bank'? when think of the you word do hear you

13. What do read? think about you you what

14. vaults? important are seed How

15. the are important seeds? world's most What

16. seeds How work? do

17. are Which seeds - from from better or seeds packets plants?

18. How scientists seeds can climate resilient? make

19. seeds grow Can Mars? on

20. the like questions would workers? vault ask to What you

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Seeds - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'seed'?
  3. What do you know about seeds?
  4. What do you think of the idea of a seed vault?
  5. What are seeds and plants threatened by?
  6. Have you ever grown anything from seed?
  7. Why do you think the vault is in the Arctic Circle?
  8. How much at risk is the world's food supply?
  9. How healthy are seeds to eat?
  10. Should we all grow things from seed?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'bank'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How important are seed vaults?
  5. What are the world's most important seeds?
  6. How do seeds work?
  7. Which are better - seeds from packets or seeds from plants?
  8. How can scientists make seeds climate resilient?
  9. Can seeds grow on Mars?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the vault workers?

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