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A Day In Space

November 23, 2021

What’s it like to see Earth from space? “It takes my breath away,” astronaut Christina Koch says. “The blues are very bright. And it glows.” In February 2020, Koch completed a mission on the International Space Station (ISS). It was…

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Explore the ISS

November 23, 2021

Look into the sky at dawn or dusk. You might see the International Space Station (ISS). It is 250 miles above you. But you can see its solar panels catch the sunlight. The ISS is a space laboratory. It orbits…

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Bellen's Sneak Peek

November 22, 2021

Bellen Woodard, 11, is a crayon activist. When Bellen was in third grade, a classmate called a peach-colored crayon “the skin-colored crayon.” “I was kind of confused,” Bellen told TIME for Kids, “because my skin isn’t peach.” She was inspired…

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Science

Animal Rights

November 22, 2021

An elephant should not be held in a zoo. That’s what the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) says. It’s an animal-rights group. The NhRP is taking the Bronx Zoo to court. The zoo is in New York City. An elephant…

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That's Why

November 22, 2021

Why are tennis balls fuzzy? So they... A) feel like a hug. B) don't go too fast or bounce too far. C) don't scratch the court. Tennis balls are made of rubber. Without a felt covering, they would bounce too…

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Business

Busy Season

November 18, 2021

People buy some items, like paper and pasta, all year long. They buy other items once a year. Take Christmas trees, for example. People who sell them make money in December. Can you guess why? Seasonal businesses earn money over…

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Community

Giving Gifts

November 18, 2021

It feels good to get gifts. It also feels good to give them! You can buy gifts or you can make your own. These tips will get you in the spirit of giving. Think it through. Who is the gift…

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Health

A Big Win

November 12, 2021

Simone Biles is a gymnast. She is one of the greatest athletes in the world. She has won more than 30 Olympic and world medals. Biles spent years getting ready for the 2020 Olympics, in Tokyo, Japan. They took place…

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Health

The Kid Report: A Big Win

November 12, 2021

It’s so cool that Simone Biles is speaking out about her mental health. I sometimes struggle with anxiety. So it helps to know that famous people do too. Even strong athletes wrestle with nerves. Sometimes, people try to hide it…

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Science

Mapping Reefs

October 15, 2021

Scientists have a new tool. It is the Allen Coral Atlas. It is an online map of the world’s coral reefs. Conservationists will use the atlas. It will help them protect coral reefs. Reefs are home to ocean animals. These…

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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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Technology

Back to Earth

October 15, 2021

The Inspiration4 crew spent three days orbiting the Earth. The crew members were in the SpaceX Dragon capsule. On September 18, the capsule splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean. The mission was a success. This was the first time an…

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Arts

What a Twist!

October 15, 2021

Ada Twist, Scientist is a new TV show. It is on Netfix. The series is animated. It is based on popular picture books. It follows Ada and her two best friends. In each episode, they use their talents to solve…

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Arts

A Work of Art

October 15, 2021

Making a Great Exhibition shows how art goes from the mind of an artist to the walls of a gallery. Rose Blake (left) illustrated the book. Doro Globus is its author. The book goes behind the scenes in the art…

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