Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What fly you traps? Venus know do about

4. of do you plants? What think carnivorous

5. home? you your in like plants Would carnivorous

6. are your What favourite plants?

7. you don't like? What plants

8. favourite is your insect? What

9. a to job like Would have researching you plants?

10. the you plants? Would touch carnivorous

11. reading like you this article? Did

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

13. read? What think about do you you what

14. What evolutionary does? you biologist think do a computational

15. genome? is a What

16. is a Why sequencing genome useful?

17. on life like What million 60 ago? was Earth years

18. ancestors? know about you your do What

19. you Do plants are think carnivorous useful?

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

Back to the Venus fly trap lesson.

Venus Fly Traps - 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 'fly'?
  3. What do you know about Venus fly traps?
  4. What do you think of carnivorous plants?
  5. Would you like carnivorous plants in your home?
  6. What are your favourite plants?
  7. What plants don't you like?
  8. What is your favourite insect?
  9. Would you like to have a job researching plants?
  10. Would you touch the carnivorous plants?

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 'trap'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think a computational evolutionary biologist does?
  5. What is a genome?
  6. Why is sequencing a genome useful?
  7. What was life on Earth like 60 million years ago?
  8. What do you know about your ancestors?
  9. Do you think carnivorous plants are useful?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the scientists?

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