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Who Do You Appreciate?

April 8, 2022

Junior Journalist, do you know teachers who are making a difference? This week, tell us all about them. Mission 9: Who Do You Appreciate? Teacher Appreciation Week is on its way! From May 2 through 6, students around the country…

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Science

A Cleaner Meat

March 29, 2022

Mosa Meat is a company in the Netherlands. Its scientists grow meat in a lab. It looks just like the meat you buy in a supermarket. Why are people making lab-grown meat? It might be better for the environment. Most…

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Technology

Making Meat

March 28, 2022

Meat grown in a lab starts with a cow. It ends up similar to a regular burger. But making it is harmless to the animal. Mosa Meat is one company growing beef. Learn about the steps below. 1. Cells are…

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Community

He Loves Bugs

March 25, 2022

Are you afraid of insects? Samuel Ramsey was terrified of them as a kid. Today, it’s his job to study these small creatures. Ramsey goes by the nickname Dr. Sammy. He’s an entomologist. That’s a scientist who studies insects.…

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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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Community

By the Book

March 24, 2022

On March 14, 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced 57th Street Books to close. The store is in Chicago, Illinois. It didn’t reopen for nearly a year and a half. Director Jeff Deutsch was worried. Customers couldn’t come in and browse…

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World

Let's Talk! With Stefan Milosavljevich

March 23, 2022

Shipwrecks. Buried treasure. King Tut’s tomb. Author Stefan Milosavljevich explores these topics and more in Tales of Ancient Worlds: Adventures in Archaeology. TFK Kid Reporter David Murtagh digs in. What is archaeology? Archaeology is the study of all the…

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TFK Press Club

Can You Get the Scoop?

March 17, 2022

Part of a reporter's job is to ask questions. This week, we've got a question for you. Junior Journalist, are you ready to conduct an interview? Mission 8: Can You Get the Scoop? Not all magazine stories are, well, stories.…

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United States

Finding Her Way

March 11, 2022

On February 10, snowboarder Chloe Kim proudly accepted a gold medal. She had won a halfpipe competition at the 2022 Winter Olympics. She worked hard for it. Kim also won gold at the 2018 Olympics. At 17, she was…

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TFK Press Club

What's Your Dream Job?

March 11, 2022

In this mission, you’ll tell us what job you might like to have in the future. Don’t worry, we won’t be upset if you don’t pick “journalist” (though we suspect some of you will!). Mission 7: What's Your Dream Job?…

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Animals

Gray Wolves Re-Listed

March 10, 2022

Gray wolves are going back on the endangered-species list. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) creates this list. It took the gray wolf off in early 2021. But on February 10, 2022, a judge made a ruling. He…

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Entertainment

Double Trouble

March 10, 2022

Disney-Pixar’s new movie is called Turning Red. It’s about a girl named Meilin Lee. She’s Chinese-Canadian. Meilin is having a tough time growing up. It doesn’t help that she turns into a giant red panda when she gets too excited.…

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World

Let It Grow

March 4, 2022

Aadya Joshi looks out at eucalyptus trees. They were planted to replace a forest. Eucalyptus trees don’t grow naturally here in India. Native trees should have been planted, she says. Joshi started The Right Green. It teaches people about biodiversity…

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Environment

The Trees We See

March 4, 2022

What kinds of trees are near you? There are about 1,000 different tree species in the United States. These are four of the most common. They are native to the U.S. The white oak is large and strong. It can…

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TFK Press Club

Can You Picture It?

March 3, 2022

Junior Journalist, get out your camera. For this TFK Press Club mission, you’ll be telling a story using pictures. Mission 6: Can You Picture It? When you think of a journalist, do you see a reporter with a pen and…

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