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Volcanic Activity

March 16, 2023

Thick smoke rises from Mount Merapi, in Indonesia. The country has more than 120 active volcanoes, and Merapi is the most active. The March 11 eruption blankete…

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Be a TFK Kid Reporter

March 16, 2023

Do you dream of being a reporter? Enter the TFK Kid Reporter Contest for a chance to report for our magazines and website. TFK editors will choose up to 10 talented students as TFK Kid Reporters for the 2023–2024 school…

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Business

Snow Business

March 16, 2023

Europe’s ski resorts haven’t been getting enough snow. Amedeo Reale isn’t worried. He’s the president of Sci Club 18, in Cortina d’Ampezzo, a town in Italy’s Dolomite mountains. In 2026, the area will host the women’s Winter Olympics downhill skiing…

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Technology

Game On!

March 16, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's new career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Do you enjoy playing video games? Have you ever thought about…

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The Youth Report

March 16, 2023

TIME for Kids is looking for the next generation of TFK Kid Reporters. Our Kid Reporters write stories, review books and movies, and do cool interviews. “I have had amazing opportunities to meet and learn about people who are making…

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New Ocean Treaty

March 9, 2023

On March 4, United Nations (U.N.) member countries agreed on a treaty that will protect marine life in the high seas. These are ocean waters outside of all national boundaries. The treaty will protect 30% of the world’s oceans–nearly half…

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Science

Space-Station Arrival

March 9, 2023

Four new astronauts arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on March 3. They’ll do six months of research. The crew includes scientists from the United States, Russia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Sultan al-Neyadi is just the second…

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TFK Press Club

What's Your STEAM Story?

March 9, 2023

News stories about STEAM highlight events or discoveries in science, technology, the arts, engineering, or math. A STEAM story might describe an important scientific paper, a new novel, or an innovative construction project. Many of the most newsworthy topics today…

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World

Flower Power

March 9, 2023

Cherry trees are in full bloom at a park in Ganzhou, China, on February 28. They’re a welcome sign that spring is on its way.

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Under Construction

March 9, 2023

Watching a giant robotic arm pour layers of concrete might not sound that exciting. But videos of this process, known as 3D printing, are getting tens of millions of views on social media. They’re giving people a glimpse of a…

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Technology

No Artist Required

March 9, 2023

One day, Ammaar Reshi was playing around with a chatbot called ChatGPT. A chatbot is a computer program that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to imitate human thinking and writing. Reshi wondered if he could use the program to produce a…

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The Kid Report: No Artist Required

March 9, 2023

The artificial intelligence (AI) program Midjourney searches through images on the Internet, and finds patterns in those images to create new ones. But AI programs like this one could be using artwork without the artists’ permission. You can read about…

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Time Off

Got Science Questions?

March 8, 2023

When you have a science question not covered in school, where can you turn? Check out Tumble, a podcast for kids about scientific exploration and discovery. Hosted by Marshall Escamilla and Lindsay Patterson, Tumble takes questions directly from kids, then…

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Time Off

Animals Young and Old

March 8, 2023

In her latest book— How Old Is a Whale? —Lily Murray looks at the life spans and life cycles of 27 animals, beginning with the adult mayfly. Some mayflies live for just five minutes. Others last up to 24 hours.…

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A Year of War

March 3, 2023

Demonstrations took place around the world on February 24. It was the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. People showed their support for Ukraine and their opposition to the war started by Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin. Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr…

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Environment

Chemical Cleanup

March 3, 2023

Cleanup of toxic waste continues in East Palestine, Ohio, after a fiery freight-train derailment last month. Tons of solid and liquid waste have been moved by truck to treatment sites. On February 3, 38 freight cars went off the tracks.…

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TFK Press Club

What's Your Local News?

March 2, 2023

Do you know what’s going on in your community? Keeping informed about global events is important, but it’s also good to know what’s happening where you live. This is where local news comes in. Community newspapers and local TV news…

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World

Scales

March 2, 2023

A baby pangolin is weighed on February 23. It lives at the Prague Zoo, in the Czech Republic. It’s the first of the endangered species ever born in Europe.

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