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The Mother of Women's Judo

January 19, 2023

In 1959, Rena “Rusty” Kanokogi won a judo competition in New York. Her award was taken away. That’s because she was a woman. She had pretended to be a man to compete. Kanokogi set a goal to help women in…

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Martial Arts

January 19, 2023

Martial arts are fighting sports. Many started in Asia and were used in battle. Today, martial arts are popular with children. The sports help train the body and the mind. There are different types of martial arts. Learn about four…

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What Do You See in Space?

January 19, 2023

A comet is passing Earth for the first time since the days of the Neanderthals. It’s called Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF), and is visible with a telescope, binoculars, or even the naked eye, if it remains bright enough. NASA says…

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What's Your Tech Story?

January 12, 2023

Technology is always advancing. Incredible inventions appear every year. In 2022, these included sunglasses that boost color and a bionic hand. But technology reporting involves more than just telling readers about new inventions. It goes into how technology is used,…

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What's Your Tradition?

January 5, 2023

Many people greet the new year with special traditions, from watching fireworks to eating 12 grapes for good luck. Another tradition is the First Day Hikes. They began near Boston, Massachusetts, in 1992, with 380 people. Now, thousands of people…

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Want to Write a Profile?

December 15, 2022

A profile is a news article that focuses on a person. It can be about a celebrity, a politician, or even an individual in your community who’s doing something noteworthy. Typically, a profile includes information about the person’s career, interests,…

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Science

Bats in Danger

December 14, 2022

There are many species of bats. Tricolored bats and northern long-eared bats are two. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service has been working on plans to protect them. That’s because of a disease. It’s called white-nose syndrome. White-nose syndrome…

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Science

Artemis Blasts off to the Moon

December 14, 2022

NASA’s Artemis I mission blasted off to the moon on November 16. The rocket launched from the Kennedy Space Center. That’s in Florida. Artemis I took the Orion spacecraft on a journey around the moon and back. The trip was…

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Legos in Space

December 14, 2022

NASA’s Artemis I mission did not have astronauts on board. But it did have passengers. There was a Snoopy toy. There was a mannequin called Moonikin Campos. And there were figures from the Lego Space Team (pictured). They’re part of…

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Entertainment

A Robot's Story

December 14, 2022

Good Night Oppy is a feel-good film. It follows NASA’s Opportunity rover as the device explores Mars. Oppy was expected to last 90 days. It lasted 15 years. It sent back valuable information. “We did so much more than we…

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Nature is Wild

December 14, 2022

Some animals might seem odd. Look closer and they might interest you. Michael Garland showcases this in his new book. It’s called We’re Not Weird: Structure and Function in the Animal Kingdom. Garland wrote and illustrated it. The book introduces…

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Storytime

December 14, 2022

Grace Lin didn’t grow up seeing other kids like her. She was the only Asian American in her class. She connected with books. “I felt like books were my friends,” she told TIME for Kids. “Books never made me feel…

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Story Structure

December 14, 2022

Stories can be fun to read. They can also be fun to write. How do you make a great story? Think of a roller coaster! Stories have ups and down. That’s what makes them exciting. Learn the parts of a…

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Technology

Mejores inventos de 2022

December 14, 2022

Cada año, la revista TIME hace su lista de los mejores inventos. El grupo de este año incluye 200 de estos. Cambian la manera en que vivimos y trabajamos. Cambian cómo aprendemos y jugamos. TIME for Kids resalta aquí 8…

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