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New Heights

April 17, 2020

Elevators can feel like magic. Step inside. Select your floor. Poof! The elevator quickly takes you where you want to go. But an elevator doesn’t run on magic. It’s a machine. And it’s made up of several smaller machines.…

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Technology

High-Rise Rides

April 17, 2020

The world is full of incredible elevators. Here are a few of TFK’s favorites. Would you like to ride in any of these? The world’s fastest elevator is in Shanghai Tower, in China. This elevator can go 67 feet per…

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Community

Home Schooling

April 10, 2020

To help stop the spread of the new coronavirus, schools around the world have closed. Students have been learning from home. TIME for Kids editor Rebecca Katzman talked to five kids about what it has been like. Andrea, Age 6…

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Health

Staying Healthy

March 24, 2020

A new virus is going around. It’s called the coronavirus. People around the world are working together to stop its spread. Everyone is doing their part to help. Doctors and nurses are caring for the sick. Scientists are working on…

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Health

Coronavirus Questions Answered

March 20, 2020

The new coronavirus is a public health emergency. The disease is spreading around the globe. Coronaviruses are a group of viruses. They can infect animals and people. Some cause mild illness, like the common cold. Other cases can be more…

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Science

Future Food

March 20, 2020

In the future, people might eat a new kind of meat. It will be grown in a lab. Lab-grown meat starts off as tiny cells that are safely taken from animals. Scientists feed the cells nutrients. The cells grow and…

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Community

Celebrating Kids

March 20, 2020

On February 24, TIME for Kids and Nickelodeon announced the first-ever Kid of the Year television show. The hour-long special will air on Nickelodeon and CBS in December. It will feature five young leaders who are making a positive difference…

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Arts

A Family Affair

March 20, 2020

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton have teamed up to write a picture book called Grandma’s Gardens. The main character is Grandma Dorothy. She’s Hillary’s mom and Chelsea’s grandmother. “I learned a lot about gardening from my mom,” Hillary told TFK Kid…

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Entertainment

Cast A Spell

March 20, 2020

In Onward, brothers Ian and Barley use magic to bring back their dad. He died when they were young. But their first try at the spell brings back only half of him. The brothers must find another spell to make…

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Environment

Counting Penguins

March 12, 2020

Click. Click click. Click. Steve Forrest is in Antarctica. He’s standing on a rocky cliff. Below him are hundreds of chinstrap penguins. Forrest is a biologist. He uses a metal clicker to count every penguin he sees. It’s not…

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Environment

Kid's Eye View

March 12, 2020

What will Earth look like in 30 years? We asked kids to draw an answer to that question. Here are a few of their drawings. What do you see? We also got letters from kids who are doing things to…

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Fan Favorites

March 6, 2020

Jailynne Garcia, 10, loves BTS. They are a music group from South Korea. “I like how funny they are,” Jailynne told TIME for Kids. “I like that they’re good dancers and singers. And I like that they help people.” …

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World

World of Dance

March 6, 2020

Dance is an important part of South Korean culture. Here are three traditional dances. BuchaeChum is a fan dance. Dancers hold big fans with flowers on them. They wave and turn the fans. They wear colorful clothing called hanbok. Nongak…

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Technology

Fast Forward

February 27, 2020

A train shoots from a tunnel and zips over a bridge. It passes in a blur over the farmland below. Blink, and you could miss it. Japan is testing its new maglev bullet train. It’s the fastest train in the…

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History

From S-l-o-w to Fast!

February 27, 2020

This time line shows how trains have changed over time. 1829 Robert Stephenson built the Rocket. It was a steam engine. It was built for a contest to show off the best engine. It reached 30 miles per hour. Many…

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