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Albert Einstein was a German-born physicist who developed the theory of relativity and is widely considered one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century. He was also an advocate for peace, civil rights, and democracy. He died in 1955 at the age of 76. The first mobile phone was released in 1983, 28 years after his death.

Imagine you could interview Einstein. What questions would you ask him about his thoughts on modern technology? How do you think he would respond? Write a list of interview questions and what you imagine Einstein’s responses would be.

Warm-Up Discussion Questions

What is the most surprising feature of phones today?

How do phones help people?

What are the negative impacts of phone use?

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