For all you car lovers our there, this is the discussion for you. Business Insider presents one of the world’s largest car collection of cars, with over 45o cars, held by business man Roger Dubbing. So if you want to ‘rince’ your eyes out with visions of beautiful chrome and leather, hop into this discussion…
What is your favorite car?
If you were a car, which would you be? (you can even take a quiz)
The Video: Inside a $45 Million Car Collection
What did you see that stuck?
What are some of the strangest features?
If you were to rent a car from Dubbing, which would it be?
Why does Dubbing see himself as an art collector rather than a car collector?
I love talking about the weather. It is the single most easy way to initiate a conversation with a stranger or acquaintance if you need to break the silence. Great for elevator rides, spontaneous waiting time and warm repartee.
This particular discussion lesson plan on the weather goes from general to scientific. The objective is to elicit some scientific vocabulary around a familiar topic. If you have no scientists among your students, you can always focus on the important of predicting the weather. And also the importance of being able to talk about the weather as a conversation starter.
What are the different types of weather or climate you can name?
What affects the weather?
Do you use the weather forecast to plan activities?
The Video: The Science of Weather
Divide the video into 2 or 3 segments and do a Tell Back of the main themes and words
How do meteorologists sort through information, identify trends, and make predictions.