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

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

3. listen oil companies to Will Pope Francis? the

4. fossil is from the What threat fuels?

5. do Why fossil we fuels? use still

6. change? play fossil climate part do in fuels What

7. is fossil on How your dependent country fuels?

8. by proportions"? Francis mean "epochal did What Pope

9. What companies quickly? do need acting do to oil in

10. the What is change? with climate pressing concern most

11. Did you like article? reading this

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

13. do about think what you What read? you

14. What oil do fuels? company think of executives fossil

15. if we How change renewables? would used life but nothing

16. stability? can social destroy fuel How

17. of is energy form you think green do best? What

18. What oil you do have company the advice for execs?

19. use generations think What will future of fossil our fuels? of

20. the company would to execs? questions oil like ask you What

Back to the fossil fuels lesson.

Fossil Fuels - 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 'fossil'?
  3. Will the oil companies listen to Pope Francis?
  4. What is the threat from fossil fuels?
  5. Why do we still use fossil fuels?
  6. What part do fossil fuels play in climate change?
  7. How dependent is your country on fossil fuels?
  8. What did Pope Francis mean by "epochal proportions"?
  9. What do oil companies need to do in acting quickly?
  10. What is the most pressing concern with climate change?

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 'fuel'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do oil company executives think of fossil fuels?
  5. How would life change if we used nothing but renewables?
  6. How can fuel destroy social stability?
  7. What form of green energy do you think is best?
  8. What advice do you have for the oil company execs?
  9. What will future generations think of our use of fossil fuels?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the oil company execs?

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