TED Talk #5- Group A (11:15am)

Hi guys! Here is the TED Talk. Please watch it and post your questions and vocabulary. Thanks!



16 thoughts on “TED Talk #5- Group A (11:15am)

  1. Vocabulary

    1. fertilize (v): To add male sperm to a female egg to make babies. To spread a natural or chemical substance on land in order to make plants grow well

    2. evolve (v): to change or develop gradually

    Comprehension Questions

    1. What do the guidebooks recommend for parents when kid start asking questions about sex?

    2. How did this woman help her daughter to better understand how cats mate?

    Discussion Questions

    1. Should parents talk to their kids about sex, or let them find out from friends/school/TV?

    2. Should schools teach sex education? At what age?

  2. Comp. Q’s:
    – Where does this argument start from?

    – How does Julia explain her daughter, when she asks her “Where do women lay their eggs?”

    Disc. Q’s:
    – How would you explain this to your kid?

    – Do you think that Julia handled “The Talk” with her daughter in a good way? What would you’ve change?

    – Jaw: The mandible or maxilla or the part of the face covering these bones

    – Mate – mating: Either of a pair of animals or birds that associate in order to propagate

  3. Vocabulary:
    Absorb_____to reduce the effect of a sudden violent movement
    A bunch of_____a group of people usually having a common interest or association

    Comprehension Q:
    Why did she let her watch video and Wikipedia?
    What did she say playing like Margaret Mead?

    Discussion Q:
    Should parents use internet to teach their young kids about delicate things like sex?
    What do you do if young kids ask you about that?

  4. 1,what does she think when her daughter started asking a questions about sex?
    2, what did she say to daughter about humans mating video on the internet?

    Discussion Q,
    1, how should parents teach about sex to kids?
    2,do you think kids shouldn’t watch sexual scene on movie and on TV drama?


    ingredient-a quality you need to achieve something
    evolve-if an animal or plant evolves, it changes gradually over a long period of time

  5. Comprehention Q
    1. What happen during they drive home ?
    2. Do you think what is the suggest she what to give us ?

    Discussion Q

    1. Did you parent teach you about sex when you what young ? What they do or what they say ?
    2. Nowaday it so easy to watch porn on internet ? What do you think about that ?

    Tadpole : baby frog
    Split : crack; divide; separate

  6. vocabulary
    lay: (of a female bird, insect, reptile, or amphibian) produce (an egg) from inside the body
    tadpole: the tailed aquatic larva of an amphibian (frog, toad, newt, or salamander), breathing through gills and lacking legs until its later stages of development.
    fertilize: cause (an egg, female animal, or plant) to develop a new individual by introducing male reproductive material.

    comprehension Q
    When did her daughter write her report?
    According to guidebook, what is the best way to answer the question?

    discussion Q
    If your children ask you question you cannot answer well like this, what can you say?
    Did you learn about having sex in school is important? How does it help?

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