Conversation Starters

Episode 1: The Search For Planet 9 And Our Sushi-Powered Brains

  1. Imagine that you are an inventor looking for lost planets. What kind of new equipment would you invent to help find Planet 9. What would you call this piece of equipment, and how would it work?
  2. Now that we know that the cerebral cortex is the part of our brain that helps us to do things like plan ahead, imagine spending one week without it! Who would do better, you or your grownups? Name three times you’ve put your cerebral cortex to work in the past 24 hours.
  3. Imagine you’re put in charge of a new exercise class that mixes physical exercises with gratitude exercises. What would this new class look like? What would it sound like? And most importantly, what would you call it?
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