Explain with Technology: Research Questions

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  1. Which of the following is a convergent question?
    How do computers store and play music?
    Who invented the mp3 file format?
    Should mp3 files be free to download?

  2. Which of the following is a divergent question?
    What would happen if smoking were made illegal?
    What are the health effects of smoking?
    What does the Surgeon General say about smoking?

  3. Which of the following is an evaluative question?
    Should students be allowed to bring cell phones to school?
    Why have some cities banned cell phones in schools?
    How do students feel about bringing cell phones to school?