Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. asteroids? do about What you know

4. Why asteroid an dangerous? be might

5. the bring What world? the of end might about

6. read news good was you the What last about? or saw

7. in How you are space? interested

8. NASA? What to work for it like would be

9. 2029? predictions for What are your

10. is safe planet? How our

11. Did article? you reading like this

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

13. think you What you about read? what do

14. want do know to you about What asteroids?

15. What would happen asteroid if hit an Earth?

16. you an knew would tomorrow? Earth What you would asteroid do hit if

17. What asteroid? is an

18. best this adjectives describe story? three What

19. science asteroid? might from What passing uncover scientists a

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

Back to the NASA lesson.

NASA and Asteroids - 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 'asteroid'?
  3. What do you know about asteroids?
  4. Why might an asteroid be dangerous?
  5. What might bring about the end of the world?
  6. What was the last good news you saw or read about?
  7. How interested are you in space?
  8. What would it be like to work for NASA?
  9. What are your predictions for 2029?
  10. How safe is our planet?

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 'Earth'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you want to know about asteroids?
  5. What would happen if an asteroid hit Earth?
  6. What would you do if you knew an asteroid would hit Earth tomorrow?
  7. What is an asteroid?
  8. What three adjectives best describe this story?
  9. What science might scientists uncover from a passing asteroid?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the scientists?

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