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Shark Sighting

September 9, 2022

Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is known for its beaches. It is also a hot spot for sharks. In 2021, there were more than 150,000 shark detections. Sharks are part of the Cape Cod ecosystem. Since the 1970s, shark numbers have dropped…

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Moonglow

May 18, 2022

A total lunar eclipse occurred on May 16. A lunar eclipse happens when the moon passes into Earth’s shadow. It takes on a red and orange glow. Here, the eclipse…

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Animals

Three Favorites

March 25, 2022

What is Dr. Sammy’s favorite insect? That’s a hard question! He has too many favorites to pick just one. “I have a different favorite insect for pretty much every category,” he told TIME for Kids. Below are three of his…

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Health

The Kid Report: Waste Watchers

February 18, 2022

The story “Waste Watchers” is about robots being used to test wastewater for COVID-19. It appears in this week’s issue of TIME for Kids. Here, Allie Amison, 12, explains how her school created its own wastewater-testing robots. I go to…

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Responding to Spills

January 24, 2022

Larger oil spills are a hazard for people and wildlife. Spilled oil must be removed from the environment. Emergency response teams are called in to do the work. There are several ways to clean up oil spills. This diagram explains…

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Environment

Bad Bug Alert

October 15, 2021

The spotted lanternfly might look pretty. But the insect is causing big problems. Experts in the United States are saying we need to do away with the bug. “Kill it! Squash it, smash it. . . just get rid of…

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