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

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

3. think of organ What you do transplants?

4. prefer Do fiction science horror movies or you movies?

5. of head you transplants? think do What

6. transplants? the concerns are regarding What ethical head

7. head problems What a with transplant? occur might

8. the think Do head are like Frankenstein transplants story? you

9. Are there of be the body parts transplanted? cannot any that

10. having you questions head someone ask transplant? would What a

11. reading article? you like this Did

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

13. you you read? what What do think about

14. the about you do What cord? spinal know

15. up would feel body? you you How woke if a in new

16. 'spare could you a made the future? body think in from parts' be Do

17. retain Would memories? its head the

18. story? describe adjectives three this best What

19. the God? neurosurgeons of Are the playing role

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

Back to the head transplants lesson.

Head Transplants - 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 'head'?
  3. What do you think of organ transplants?
  4. Do you prefer science fiction movies or horror movies?
  5. What do you think of head transplants?
  6. What are the ethical concerns regarding head transplants?
  7. What problems might occur with a head transplant?
  8. Do you think head transplants are like the Frankenstein story?
  9. Are there any parts of the body that cannot be transplanted?
  10. What questions would you ask someone having a head transplant?

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 'transplant'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about the spinal cord?
  5. How would you feel if you woke up in a new body?
  6. Do you think a body could be made from 'spare parts' in the future?
  7. Would the head retain its memories?
  8. What three adjectives best describe this story?
  9. Are the neurosurgeons playing the role of God?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the neurosurgeon?

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