Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. black know you do What holes? about

4. 'M87' What you the galaxy? do a for of think name

5. How get an scientists million trillion km can from image 500 away?

6. of you do What think astronomy?

7. Why to explore important space? is it

8. a is What hole? black

9. about to you space? like know would What

10. you Where in would like travel space? to

11. Did like article? reading you this

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

13. what you do you What about read? think

14. you be astronaut? like to an Would

15. do with experiences telescopes? you What have

16. How the begin? universe did

17. there that planets other Are life? support

18. What you know do our galaxy? about

19. exploration? space lot governments more spend a on Should

20. like would you professors? the to What questions ask

Back to the black hole lesson.

Black Holes - 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 'black'?
  3. What do you know about black holes?
  4. What do you think of the name 'M87' for a galaxy?
  5. How can scientists get an image from 500 million trillion km away?
  6. What do you think of astronomy?
  7. Why is it important to explore space?
  8. What is a black hole?
  9. What would you like to know about space?
  10. Where would you like to travel in space?

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 'hole'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Would you like to be an astronaut?
  5. What experiences do you have with telescopes?
  6. How did the universe begin?
  7. Are there other planets that support life?
  8. What do you know about our galaxy?
  9. Should governments spend a lot more on space exploration?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the professors?

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