Kids Vote on the Environment, Part 2
- Grades: 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
What will kids do to change the environment for the better? How do kids grade the job are grown-ups doing right now? Thousands of kids have added their votes to the Environmental Report Card. Find out the results — in these articles and examine more results here.
"Nature provides us with lots of different benefits, like foods and medicines," kids say in the Environmental Report Card poll about biodiversity.
In a recent Environmental Report Card poll, kids were unsure if environmental issues about water were "extremely important" or whether "other issues are more important" to them.
What are kids willing to do to help stop global warming? Some things, but not everything according to recent poll results.
Grown-up efforts to protect the planet vary, according to most kids. "Sometimes it's good; sometimes it's bad," stated the majority of voters on the Kids'Environmental Report Card poll.
Should new houses be built on earthquake fault lines? "Only if houses can be built to survive earthquakes," say most kids in an Environmental Report Card poll.
In the future, will environmental problems be better or worse? Votes are split in this Kids'Environmental Report Card poll.
A recent poll reveals that insects help our planet in so many ways, it's hard for most to pick out one or two.
Kids think global climate change is "extremely important," and among their "top issues," according to a Kids'Environmental Report Card poll.
Easy or not, kids are clamoring for their cities and towns to "go green," according to Scholastic's poll results.
When it comes to the air that they breathe, most kids feel it is "Extremely Important" to reduce air pollution, according to a recent Environmental Report Card poll.
Whose responsibility is the environment? "Yours, mine, and everyone's," according to most kids in Scholastic's Environmental Report Card poll.
Kids are "extremely concerned" about polar bears, according to a recent Environmental Report Card poll. Climate change is putting the world's largest land-dwelling carnivore in danger of extinction.
Most kids want "more recycled and recyclable daily goods" and several businesses stand ready to give such items to them.
Who are the heroes? "Everyone who makes a difference in small ways," say Scholastic kids.
Kids suggest planting trees and erecting walls in order to save our eroding shorelines, according to the Kids'Environmental Report Card. Will that be enough?
Unlike Valentine's Day or New Year's Eve, kids are celebrating Earth Day "every day," according to the Kids'Environmental Report Card poll.