TOPIC 1 A brief history of plastic
Q1 Why is plastic used for consumer products?
Q2 Do you think World War II played a significant role in bringing plastic to the forefront as consumer product?
Q3 What role can you play to address the issue of plastic pollution?
Q4 In Japan, all retail outlets are required to charge customers for the use of plastic bags. What does it mean for consumers? Is the new rule expected to significantly reduce the amount of plastic used in the nation?
Q5 Are you for or against this charge?
TOPIC 2 Why do India and China have so many people?
Q1 Have you ever visited China or India?
Q2 Why do India and China have so many people?
Q3 Which variables are probably key to population growth in a country?
Q4 Based on the flags drawn at 1:16 in the video. List six of the countries with the most fertile land in the world.
Q5 Area can radically affect the size of a country’s population. Explain this statement and give examples.