For class 9/23

‘Ground’ in Psychology

http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2013/09/11/what-does-your-coffee-reveal-about-you/

 

  • If you drink coffee, what kind of drinker are you?
  • What beverages do you like to drink with a meal?
  • Do you drink coffee or tea every day? If so, how much?
  • Do you see any differences in the personalities of coffee or tea drinkers?
  • What do you know about the history of coffee, tea and chocolate?
  • What health benefits are associated with tea? Coffee? Chocolate?
  • Discuss the article with reference to people you know?

 

Fed Up Yemenis

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/15/world/meast/yemen-child-bride/index.html?hpt=hp_t2

 

  • At what age may people marry legally in your country?
  • Now that young people ‘mature’ earlier, should the legal age for marriage continue to be the same?
  • What kind of man/woman would want to marry a child?
  • Why do parents allow their children to marry at such a young age in Yemen?

 

French ‘Galled’ At Last

http://www.france24.com/en/20130918-french-senate-votes-ban-sexualised-child-beauty-pageants

 

  • Are kids sexualized in your country?
  • What kinds of people are sexually attracted to children?
  • What is a pedophile?
  • If a pedophile wanted to emigrate or visit your country, what should the government do?
  • Give examples of clothing, jewelry or behavior that might be considered sexual among children.
  • Are sexualized children in any danger?
  • What can we do to stop the sexualizing of children?

 

Not Maid For Dishonor

http://ca.news.yahoo.com/hong-kong-couple-jailed-torturing-maid-forced-wear-104108979.html

 

  • How well are foreign laborers protected in your country?

 

Cyber Strip Search

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2013/09/16/seen-at-11-getting-personal-your-pulse-could-be-your-new-password/#.UjkF10uB3tU.email

 

  • Is this new technology an invasion of privacy?
  • How could this technology be abused?
  • Will hackers find a way to beat the system someday? If so, what could they do?

 

Mobile Mayhem

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2013/09/17/cell-phone-related-injuries-on-the-rise/

 

  • Have you or anyone you know been injured using a cell phone? If yes, tell what happened.
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