Discussion Questions - Listening

Listen to the 20 Questions.

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

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

3. about know you space? do What

4. you What about do want know space? to

5. important exploration? is How space

6. is an the job good astronomer? How of

7. How exploration? changed have commercial space companies

8. motivates What entrepreneurs? space

9. become space fact? fiction science Does always

10. Moon? of the getaway to do What weekend you think breaks

11. article? reading Did this you like

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

13. you read? you what about What do think

14. exploration? are excited you How space about

15. How started? do early you the universe think

16. important? Why is space exploration

17. alien to Earth? came if would happen What life

18. you the Telescope? about What do know Hubble

19. you years? space do exploration like think What 100 in will be

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

Back to the space exploration lesson.

Space Exploration - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'exploration'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How excited are you about space exploration?
  5. How do you think the early universe started?
  6. Why is space exploration important?
  7. What would happen if alien life came to Earth?
  8. What do you know about the Hubble Telescope?
  9. What do you think space exploration will be like in 100 years?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the astronomers?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  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 space?
  4. What do you want to know about space?
  5. How important is space exploration?
  6. How good is the job of an astronomer?
  7. How have commercial companies changed space exploration?
  8. What motivates space entrepreneurs?
  9. Does science fiction always become space fact?
  10. What do you think of getaway weekend breaks to the Moon?

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