Assignments about Darwin


1) Who was Charles Darwin and what was significant to the time in which he lived?

2) What characterized his financial situation, and what importance did it have to his work?

3) What were Darwin’s family relations and is it possible that events within the family influenced his discoveries?


1) What was Darwin’s great discovery? Was he the first one to talk about evolution, or did he discover something completely different?

2) What were Darwin’s other projects as a scientist?


1) What factors played a role in Darwin’s discovery?

2) How did scientific work at Darwin’s time differ from scientific work today? What do you associate with “science” and “researcher”?

3) How did Darwin try to convince his colleagues that he was right? How did he support his theory?

4) How was Darwin’s theory received? By the public? By Christians? By scientists?