ESL Conversation Questions – Darwin Day

A2 Level Questions about Darwin Day

  1. Who was Charles Darwin?
  2. What is Darwin Day?
  3. Why do we celebrate Darwin Day?
  4. What did Charles Darwin discover?
  5. Where did Darwin travel for his research?
  6. What are the Galapagos Islands famous for?
  7. What animals did Darwin study?
  8. What is the theory of evolution?
  9. How did Darwin’s ideas change science?
  10. What book did Darwin write?
  11. Why are finches important to Darwin’s study?
  12. What does “natural selection” mean?
  13. How do animals adapt to their environment?
  14. Why is Darwin’s theory important?
  15. What can we learn from Darwin Day?
  16. Did Darwin only study animals?
  17. How do scientists use Darwin’s ideas today?
  18. What is a species?
  19. Can plants evolve like animals?
  20. Why is it important to study nature?

B1 Level Questions about Darwin Day

  1. Discuss the significance of Darwin’s journey on the HMS Beagle.
  2. How does natural selection affect the survival of species?
  3. What challenges did Darwin face in publishing his theories?
  4. How have Darwin’s theories influenced modern biology?
  5. Why was Darwin’s work controversial?
  6. How do Darwin’s ideas contribute to environmental conservation?
  7. What role do genetics play in evolution?
  8. How does the fossil record support Darwin’s theory?
  9. What impact did Darwin’s observations in the Galapagos have on his theory?
  10. How does Darwin Day promote scientific literacy?
  11. Discuss the relationship between evolution and biodiversity.
  12. How have Darwin’s theories been applied in fields outside biology?
  13. What misconceptions exist about Darwin’s theory of evolution?
  14. How does natural selection lead to new species?
  15. Why is the study of evolution important for understanding human history?
  16. Discuss how Darwin’s theories have evolved with new scientific discoveries.
  17. How does Darwin Day encourage critical thinking about science?
  18. What ethical considerations arise from the study of evolution?
  19. How can educators use Darwin Day to inspire students?
  20. Discuss the global impact of Darwin’s work on science and society.

B2 Level Questions about Darwin Day

  1. Analyze the philosophical implications of Darwin’s theory of evolution.
  2. How has the theory of evolution influenced our understanding of human behavior?
  3. Discuss the role of mutation in evolution.
  4. How do evolutionary theories explain the diversity of life on Earth?
  5. Examine the debate between Darwinian evolution and alternative theories.
  6. How has genetic research provided evidence for evolution?
  7. What are the implications of natural selection for the future of species?
  8. Discuss the interdisciplinary applications of evolutionary theory.
  9. How do evolutionary principles apply to antibiotic resistance?
  10. Analyze the impact of Darwin’s work on religious and scientific thought.
  11. How do ecosystems demonstrate the principles of natural selection?
  12. Discuss the significance of symbiotic relationships in evolution.
  13. How has our understanding of evolution changed since Darwin’s time?
  14. What role does environmental change play in driving evolution?
  15. Analyze the ethical implications of using evolutionary theory in policy-making.
  16. How do evolutionary theories inform conservation strategies?
  17. Discuss the contribution of paleontology to evolutionary biology.
  18. How does artificial selection compare to natural selection?
  19. Analyze the role of sexual selection in evolution.
  20. Discuss the future directions of evolutionary research.

C1 Level Questions about Darwin Day

  1. Critically evaluate the evidence supporting the theory of evolution.
  2. Discuss the impact of genomics on our understanding of evolution.
  3. Analyze the concept of coevolution and its examples in nature.
  4. Examine the role of evolutionary psychology in explaining human behavior.
  5. Discuss the challenges of teaching evolution in educational systems.
  6. Analyze the influence of climate change on evolutionary processes.
  7. Explore the ethical considerations in evolutionary biology research.
  8. Discuss the application of evolutionary theory in medicine and public health.
  9. Examine the role of Darwin’s theories in the development of ecological conservation strategies.
  10. Analyze the relationship between evolutionary biology and the development of biotechnology.

C2 Level Questions about Darwin Day

  1. Explore the philosophical debates surrounding determinism and free will in the context of evolutionary theory.
  2. Analyze the implications of epigenetics for the modern understanding of evolution.
  3. Discuss the impact of evolutionary theory on social and political ideologies.
  4. Examine the role of randomness and chance in evolutionary processes.
  5. Analyze the concept of species and its relevance in contemporary evolutionary research.
  6. Discuss the intersection of evolution and information theory.
  7. Explore the challenges of integrating evolutionary theory with systems biology.
  8. Analyze the role of evolutionary theories in understanding aging and lifespan.
  9. Discuss the future of evolutionary theory in the context of synthetic biology.
  10. Analyze the impact of cultural evolution on human societies and their environments.