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A New Heroine

February 9, 2021

Raya and the Last Dragon is a new animated Disney movie. It’s an epic adventure set in the fantasy world of Kumandra. The story follows Raya, a warrior princess. She’s on a quest to find a dragon who can save…

Entertainment

Daring to Discover

February 9, 2021

Suzanne Slade has written a new picture book. It’s called June Almeida, Virus Detective! Almeida was a scientist. She identified the first coronavirus in humans. That was in 1964. From an early age, Almeida loved science. When she grew…

Environment

Strong Storms

February 9, 2021

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season was the most active on record. Between May and November, 30 major storms brewed in the Atlantic Ocean. Thirteen of them became hurricanes. Eta and Iota were powerful hurricanes. Eta hit Central America in November.…

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Science

Hurricane Basics

February 9, 2021

A hurricane is a mass of clouds and thunderstorms. It spins around a still center. The center is called the “eye.” A hurricane is like a giant engine. It uses warm air as fuel. There’s plenty of that in the…

Health

Vaccine Trackers

February 9, 2021

The truck drove along California’s highways. Analysts in Washington, D.C., were watching closely. They knew the status of its cargo : a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine was held in trays. It was packed with dry ice, sensors, and tracking devices.…

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Health

Let's Talk!

February 9, 2021

Dr. Ingrid Katz works at the Harvard Global Health Institute. She specializes in infectious diseases. TFK spoke with her about the new COVID-19 vaccines. TFK: What is a vaccine? Katz: A vaccine is a medication. You get an…

Entertainment

Play to Win

February 9, 2021

Who should take out the garbage? Who gets to pick what to watch on TV? To make a decision, some people play rock, paper, scissors. “It is a special sport,” Wyatt Baldwin told TFK. He is president of the World…

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World

Let's Play A Game

February 9, 2021

Kids play different games all around the world. Take a look. Batter Up Cricket is a team sport. The game looks a bit like baseball. But a cricket bat is flat on one side. These kids are playing cricket in…

Technology

Best Inventions of 2020

December 17, 2020

Inventions have the power to help people. They can improve the way we work, play, and live. Each year, TIME for Kids picks the best new inventions. This year, we let Gitanjali Rao take the lead. Gitanjali, 15, is an…

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United States

Remembering the March

December 17, 2020

On August 28, 1963, people poured into Washington, D.C. They came for a special event. It was called the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. It drew about 250,000 people. They wanted the United States government to pass new…

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History

Honoring a Hero

December 17, 2020

John Lewis was a congressman for Georgia. He was one of the last living leaders of the civil rights movement. He died of cancer on July 17, 2020. He was 80 years old. “John Lewis was an American treasure,” Martin…

Business

Theaters in Trouble

December 17, 2020

People love to go to the movies. They eat buttery popcorn and sit in cushy seats. They laugh with friends and family. They watch the latest films on the big screen. But many movie theaters are closed because of the…

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Entertainment

Do We Still Need Movie Theaters?

December 17, 2020

Theaters are fun! But many have closed because of COVID-19. Do we still need them? Readers weigh in. YES Ava Jung, 8 Paramus, New Jersey When people go to a theater, they can enjoy the movie without getting distracted. If…

Science

Basura espacial

December 17, 2020

Hay muchos satélites trabajando en el espacio. Dependemos de ellos. Ellos envían información a la tecnología que usamos todos los días. Pero muchos otros satélites están rotos y siguen en órbita. La basura espacial es un problema. Los desechos que…

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