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

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

3. do you about What know dams?

4. important How dams? are

5. damage What do? do dams

6. environment? the for hydroelectric dams Are good

7. an is the dam Why to existential threat Egypt?

8. consequences What would the in of region? be the conflict

9. What you do think Ethiopia's of dam?

10. happen would wars broke out? if water What

11. this you Did reading article? like

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

13. what you What think about read? you do

14. River What know Nile? the do you about

15. Do the dam? you should think Ethiopia open

16. Who in Ethiopia's belong the does water rivers to?

17. there dams country? in your are What

18. Ethiopia? with share Egypt Should electricity

19. leader? for have What advice do you Ethiopia's

20. would ask to like you leader? What questions Egypt's

Back to the River Nile dam lesson.

River Nile Dam - 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 'dam'?
  3. What do you know about dams?
  4. How important are dams?
  5. What damage do dams do?
  6. Are hydroelectric dams good for the environment?
  7. Why is the dam an existential threat to Egypt?
  8. What would the consequences be of conflict in the region?
  9. What do you think of Ethiopia's dam?
  10. What would happen if water wars broke out?

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 'river'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about the River Nile?
  5. Do you think Ethiopia should open the dam?
  6. Who does the water in Ethiopia's rivers belong to?
  7. What dams are there in your country?
  8. Should Egypt share electricity with Ethiopia?
  9. What advice do you have for Ethiopia's leader?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Egypt's leader?

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