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

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

3. do think nuclear What power? you of

4. about Fukushima do the you What know accident?

5. How nuclear safe is power?

6. a you nuclear next comfortable would feel living How reactor? to

7. power plant? nuclear at you Would work a

8. How of removing fuel dangerous work the is rods? the

9. radiation? How is scary

10. power? nuclear you about What know do

11. like article? reading Did you this

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

13. you about what do think read? What you

14. your kind does What power of use? country

15. What energy? form best the alternative of is

16. you nuclear power? history of the do What about know

17. power power? rather have Would coal or nuclear you

18. totally make the safe? How its sure can company are workers

19. of do for you people the advice have What Fukushima?

20. the would questions What you ask to like engineers? Tepco

Back to the nuclear reactor lesson.

Nuclear Reactors - 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 'nuclear'?
  3. What do you think of nuclear power?
  4. What do you know about the Fukushima accident?
  5. How safe is nuclear power?
  6. How comfortable would you feel living next to a nuclear reactor?
  7. Would you work at a nuclear power plant?
  8. How dangerous is the work of removing the fuel rods?
  9. How scary is radiation?
  10. What do you know about nuclear power?

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 'power'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What kind of power does your country use?
  5. What is the best form of alternative energy?
  6. What do you know about the history of nuclear power?
  7. Would you rather have nuclear power or coal power?
  8. How can the company make sure its workers are totally safe?
  9. What advice do you have for the people of Fukushima?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the Tepco engineers?

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