Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. do What astronomy? know about you

4. like you do watching the stars? How much

5. are satellites? How important

6. number satellites limit space? of Should governments the in

7. of you What into space? going think 46,000 do satellites

8. satellites would sad be our spoiled if the view you of stars? How

9. in can with wrong being What thousands go space? of satellites

10. keep to is important How it objects? clear of space

11. this Did like reading article? you

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

13. read? What you what you do about think

14. astronomy? do What of you think

15. Why interested people in astronomy? are

16. about do 1? you What Sputnik know

17. How are Internet connectivity? your you satisfied with

18. will change had if everyone Internet? the world How the

19. How much space is satellites? of of "tragedy" full a being

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

Back to the satellites lesson.

Satellites - 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 'space'?
  3. What do you know about astronomy?
  4. How much do you like watching the stars?
  5. How important are satellites?
  6. Should governments limit the number of satellites in space?
  7. What do you think of 46,000 satellites going into space?
  8. How sad would you be if satellites spoiled our views of the stars?
  9. What can go wrong with thousands of satellites being in space?
  10. How important is it to keep space clear of objects?

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 'satellite'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think of astronomy?
  5. Why are people interested in astronomy?
  6. What do you know about Sputnik 1?
  7. How satisfied are you with your Internet connectivity?
  8. How will the world change if everyone had the Internet?
  9. How much of a "tragedy" is space being full of satellites?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the astronomers?

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