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STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show to Student B)

1)

What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘transplant’?

2)

What would you think if you needed a transplant?

3)

Would you ever consider having a face transplant?

4)

Will you donate your organs to medicine so they can be transplanted after you die?

5)

Do you think people are different after a heart transplant?

6)

Do you think people would be less human if they had the organ of an animal transplanted into their body?

7)

Do you think scientists will be able to transplant any human organ in the future?

8)

How would someone change after a brain transplant?

9)

If you needed a brain transplant, whose brain would you like?

10)

Barry Switzer joked about his son: "It was like a heart transplant. We tried to implant college in him but his head rejected it." What does this mean? Do you think it’s funny?


 
 

STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show to Student A)

1)

Do you think there’ll ever be such things as personality transplants?

2)

Why do you think hair transplants rarely work?

3)

Do you think transplants are a bit like playing Frankenstein?

4)

Would you ever say no to an organ transplant?

5)

Would you agree to hospitals using your DNA to grow spare organs for later use in your life?

6)

Would you accept a transplant organ from someone you hated?

7)

Is donating an organ for transplant the greatest gift you can give?

8)

What do you think of the idea of skill, talent and ability transplants?

9)

Could transplants one day change humans and make a new species?

10)

Pioneering heart surgeon Dr. Christian Barnard said: "It is infinitely better to transplant a heart than to bury it so it can be devoured by worms." Do you agree?


 


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