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An Electric Future

September 3, 2021

In January, General Motors (GM) made an announcement. The company plans to stop selling gas-powered cars. This will happen by 2035. Instead, the company will make more electric cars. GM is just one company making electric cars. This could help…

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History

Charge Ahead!

September 3, 2021

Electric cars are not new. They have been around since the 1800s. Look at the timeline to learn about the history of electric cars.

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Environment

Burst of Fire

August 27, 2021

The ground rumbles. Hot liquid, ash, and rocks shoot out of a mountaintop. The air is filled with smoke. These are the sights and sounds of an erupting volcano. A volcano is a kind of mountain. The mountain has an…

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Environment

Hot Zone

August 27, 2021

The Ring of Fire is a horseshoe-shaped belt around the Pacific Ocean. It is about 25,000 miles long. It is home to three-quarters of the world’s active volcanoes. Some of the most famous volcanoes are in the Ring of Fire.…

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Back to School

August 20, 2021

Kids all over the country are going back to school. Many are returning to classrooms. “I can’t wait to see my friends,” Stella Smit, 8, told TIME for Kids. She goes to school in Denver, Colorado. In parts of…

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The View

Sharing Stories

August 20, 2021

We asked kids about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read what four of them had to say. What has the pandemic been like for you? Write to us at tfkeditors@time.com. Isaiah Magala Destin, 10 Charlotte, North Carolina The pandemic…

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Ready, Set, Sail!

July 23, 2021

This spring, 12 sailing teams took part in the first Ocean Race Europe. The race began on May 29. It set off from Lorient, France. Teams spent 22 days at sea. They sailed on the Atlantic Ocean. They also sailed…

Animals

Kids Care About: Sea Turtles

July 23, 2021

TFK Kid Reporter Sophia Hou cares about sea turtles. She talked to experts about why these animals are in danger. Learn how you can help. Sea turtles live all over the world. They live near coasts and in open waters.…

Science

A Kid's Best Friend

July 7, 2021

Researchers recently studied the bond between kids and animals. They recruited 30 children and their dogs. The kids brought their dogs to a large, empty room. The kids walked around the space. Sometimes, they paused or changed direction. “The…

United States

First Pets

June 30, 2021

When the First Family moves into the White House, its pets come too. Many animals have lived in the White House. Read on to learn about five presidents and their pets. President Barack Obama Presidential term: 2009–2017 Obama had…

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Ready to Compete

June 23, 2021

Some of the world’s best athletes will be at the Summer Olympics, in Tokyo, Japan. There are four sports new to the Games. Learn about them. Then meet some members of Team U.S.A. Sport Climbing Colin Duffy is 17 years…

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Health

Let's Play

June 14, 2021

Watching the Olympics will inspire you. Summer is a great time to challenge family and neighbors to a little friendly competition. Here are a few ideas. Don’t forget to have fun! Ready, Set, Race There’s nothing more classic than a…

United States

Meet An Athlete

May 21, 2021

The Paralympic Games will take place in Tokyo, Japan. They are for the world’s best athletes who have a disability. Nicky Nieves plays sitting volleyball. She’s on the United States women’s team. She’s a gold medalist. TFK’s Karena Phan spoke…

Business

My Cool Job: Roller Coaster Engineer

May 21, 2021

Larry Chickola is the vice president and chief corporate engineer of Six Flags theme parks. He spoke to TFK’s Rebecca Mordechai about his job. I’ve always loved theme parks. Growing up, I would visit Cedar Point amusement park. That’s in…

Health

Summer Snacking

May 21, 2021

Popsicles are a summer treat. But are they good fuel for playing outside? Here are some healthy snack ideas from cookbook author Katie Kimball. 1. Make a System. A snack schedule makes everyone happier. Create one with your family. Then…

Opinion

Should Summer Reading Be Required?

May 21, 2021

Reading is fun! But should it be required? Many kids are assigned books to read over the summer. Some people say summer reading keeps kids’ minds sharp. Others say kids need a break. TIME for Kids readers weigh in. Yes…

Science

Gran zumbido

April 22, 2021

Un evento inusual tendrá lugar esta primavera. Trillones de cigarras de Prole 10 han pasado 17 años debajo del suelo. Pero en mayo, ellas emergerán. Crearán un zumbido tan fuerte como una cortadora de césped. Y para junio o julio,…

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