Earth Day Discussion Questions

Instructor: Grace Pisano

Grace has taught high school history in several states with a master's degree in teaching.

Each year, Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 as a way to educate and encourage people about the responsibility to take care of the earth. These questions are designed with students of all ages in mind.

Talking About Earth Day

One of the greatest responsibilities of all teachers, regardless of subject or grade level taught, is to prepare students to be active citizens who will take care of people, their county and the world. Earth Day has a great tie in to each of these things, as there is a great opportunity to help students learn how and why they need to be stewards of the Earth. In this resource, you will find a collection of discussion questions that will require your students to think critically about why the holiday matters, how they can help care for the Earth and how to spread awareness of the importance of Earth Day. The questions are divided into categories for younger and older learners.

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