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Nature's Bright Lights

March 9, 2018

Have you seen a firefly glow? Fireflies are bioluminescent. That means they make their own light. “It’s like a flashlight or a lightbulb,” Hans Waldenmaier told TFK. He studies glowing mushrooms in Brazil. But bioluminescence can be found all around…

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Making Music

March 2, 2018

In December, 400 musicians, young and old, marched onto a stage. One held a trumpet. It was wrapped in duct tape. Another carried a cello with loose strings. Others held broken violins, flutes, and drums. They took their seats. Then…

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Health

It's Flu Season

February 16, 2018

People all over the country are getting sick. They are being infected with the flu. The word flu is short for influenza. Flu season in the U.S. runs from October to March. This year’s flu is especially bad. Data shows…

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United States

The Cost of Disaster

February 16, 2018

Massive hurricanes. Raging wildfires. They helped make 2017 a costly year. In fact, last year was the most expensive year ever for weather disasters in the U.S. Sixteen of them cost a total of $306 billion. That’s according to the…

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Jungle Life

February 6, 2018

Step into a tropical rain forest. The air is hot and humid. Frogs croak, monkeys howl, and insects buzz. “Rain forests provide food and habitat for some of the most amazing animals on Earth,” Linda Walker told TFK. She is…

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Technology

Best Inventions of 2017

February 5, 2018

Inventions can change the world. Some are made for work. Others are just for fun. Some help people and the planet. Every year, TIME magazine picks 25 of its favorite new inventions. Here, TFK looks at six. These inventions make…

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Community

Famous Firsts

January 24, 2018

Women are changing the world. They are breaking barriers. They are doing great things. March is Women’s History Month. To celebrate, meet five incredible females. Each was the first to do something big. The Astronaut The first African-American woman in…

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Entertainment

Making a Splash

January 23, 2018

Are you ready, kids? Bikini Bottom comes to life in SpongeBob SquarePants, The Broadway Musical. Bikini Bottom is where Spongebob and friends live. “When you walk into the theater, you walk into Bikini Bottom,” LILLI COOPER told TFK. Cooper plays…

Entertainment

This Just In

January 23, 2018

Hilde Lysiak, 11, is a journalist. She bikes around her hometown. She looks for news. Hilde is good at finding stories. She never gives up. Hilde enjoys writing about crime. She also makes news videos. Hilde started her town’s newspaper.…

TIME for Kids 2022 Press Club Terms & Conditions

January 12, 2018

Press Club is provided by TIME for Kids, a division of TIME USA, LLC (“TIME”). By submitting an entry, you agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions (the “Terms”). Please do not submit an entry if you do…

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Texting Outlawed

January 5, 2018

Texting while driving is illegal in 47 states. But what about texting while walking? A law was recently passed in Honolulu, Hawaii. The law makes it illegal to text or look down at a device while crossing the street. It…

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Entertainment

Bunchie Young: One to Watch

January 5, 2018

Maxwell “Bunchie” Young, 10, is a football and track star. He lives in Los Angeles, California. He has been named the 2017 SportsKid of the Year by Sports Illustrated Kids magazine. He is known for his speed. Bunchie has a…

Arts

Beyond Appearances

January 5, 2018

The Story of Ferdinand is a popular kids’ book. It was published more than 80 years ago. Now it is also an animated movie. Ferdinand hit the big screen on December 15. The movie is part comedy, part drama. It…