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On Target

December 2, 2022

NASA sent a refrigerator-size craft into space. Its job was to smash into an asteroid. The spacecraft was called DART. That stands for Double Asteroid Redirection Test. It was launched last November. DART was sent to Dimorphos. That’s an asteroid.…

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Escape Artist

December 2, 2022

Sir Väs is a seven-foot-long king cobra. In English, his name means Sir Hiss. He lives at the Skansen Aquarium, in Sweden. On October 22, he escaped from his enclosure. He slithered through an opening in the ceiling. Staff members…

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United States

Got Butter?

December 2, 2022

The butter supply in the United States is lower than normal. That’s according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. One cause is a slowdown in milk production. Butter is in high demand for the holidays. But experts say we shouldn’t…

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Entertainment

New Generation

December 2, 2022

Transformers: EarthSpark is a new animated TV series. Zion Broadnax, 11, is the voice of Mo. Mo’s family moves to a small town. She and her brother think it’s boring. But they change their minds. Why? The town is home…

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Entertainment

Sweet Acts of Kindness

December 2, 2022

In Cocoa Magic, 8-year-old Daniel enjoys making chocolate treats with his great-uncle Lewis. But Daniel is less excited about school. One day, a new student arrives. She seems sad. Daniel wants to cheer her up. So he secretly gives her…

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TFK Press Club

Can You Go Global?

December 1, 2022

This week’s issue of TIME for Kids features news stories about the planet’s population, an international conference, and the World Cup. Each of these stories is about an issue of interest to people worldwide—not just those who live in your…

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Technology

Building in 3D

November 21, 2022

Watching a robotic arm pour concrete may not sound exciting. But there are videos of this on social media. And they’re getting millions of views. They show the 3D printing process. The arm pumps layers of concrete. The layers form…

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Science

Our 3D Printed World

November 21, 2022

Did you know that 3D printing has been around since the 1980s? The technology is used to create many different things. Some are just for fun. Others can change lives. Here are four examples. What would you make? Beautiful Cakes…

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Media Literacy

Podcast Producer

November 17, 2022

Some journalists publish articles. You can read them on a news site. Christie Taylor is a journalist whose work is meant to be heard. You can hear it on the radio show and podcast Science Friday. Taylor is a…

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Entertainment

Listen to This

November 17, 2022

Podcasts aren’t just fun to listen to. You can learn a lot from them too. Here are a few kid favorites. The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian Want to travel to outer space? This podcast will take you for a…

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History

Famous Pharaoh

November 10, 2022

The leaders of ancient Egypt were called pharaohs. King Tutankhamen was Egypt’s youngest pharaoh. He became king when he was just 9 years old. He died 10 years later. King Tut’s mummy was buried in the Valley of the Kings.…

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World

Making Mummies

November 10, 2022

In ancient Egypt, pharaohs and other wealthy people were made into mummies after they died. Why? Egyptians believed the dead would need their bodies in another life. Mummies were wrapped up tight. (above) First, the body was cleaned. Egyptians used…

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TFK Press Club

Where Have You Been?

November 10, 2022

On November 2, the northern lights, also called the aurora borealis, were seen in Tromsø, Norway. The colorful display has dazzled people for as long there have been people to see it. For people who live in countries in the…

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