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Responding to Spills

January 24, 2022

Larger oil spills are a hazard for people and wildlife. Spilled oil must be removed from the environment. Emergency response teams are called in to do the work. There are several ways to clean up oil spills. This diagram explains…

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Science

A Big Spill

January 21, 2022

In October, an underwater pipe leaked. Oil poured into the Pacific Ocean. This happened near Huntington Beach, California. Oil covered the water for miles. Some of it washed up onshore. Beaches were closed. Unfortunately, oil spills are not uncommon. When…

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TFK Press Club

Where Will You Go?

January 21, 2022

Welcome back, Junior Journalist! All you need for this week’s mission is your TFK Press Club badge and your imagination. Ready? Let’s get cracking. Mission 2: Where Will You Go? Professional journalists carry an official press badge. It says who…

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TFK Press Club

What Do You Stand For?

January 14, 2022

Hi there, Junior Journalist! Ready for your first TFK Press Club mission? Grab your press badge, something to write on, and something to write with. Then, read on... Mission 1: What Do You Stand For? Martin Luther King Jr. Day…

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TFK Press Club

Join the TFK Press Club!

January 14, 2022

Welcome to the TIME for Kids Press Club! We always love to hear from you. Let’s make it official! By joining the TFK Press Club, you'll become a Junior Journalist and be invited to share the stories that matter most…

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Technology

Best Inventions of 2021

December 17, 2021

Every year, TIME for Kids highlights inventions that are making the world a better place and a bit more fun. Before adding an invention to the list, we ask ourselves a few questions. How original is the idea? What will…

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Arts

A Young Poet

December 17, 2021

On January 20, 2021, Amanda Gorman stood up to speak. She was at the U.S. Capitol building, in Washington, D.C. She was surrounded by leaders. More than 33 million people were watching on television. Gorman had been chosen to deliver…

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Arts

Do It Yourself

December 17, 2021

You can be a poet too! Follow these steps to write your own poem. Amanda Gorman gave TIME for Kids a writing prompt to get you started: “Think of something that’s important to you. Is it the library or animal…

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World

Dancing Lions

December 17, 2021

Have you seen lions roaming the streets? It happens at this time of year. The lions dance to the beat of a drum. They are not real lions. They are dancers in lion costumes. The lions are part of…

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World

Let's Dance

December 17, 2021

People dance all over the world. There are many different styles. Look at the photos of dances below and read about where they come from. Tango is a ballroom dance. That means it’s a dance with specific moves for partners.…

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History

A Legend

December 9, 2021

In April 1947, Jackie Robinson made history. He joined a modern Major League Baseball (MLB) team. He was the first Black player to do this. Before then, Black and white athletes almost never played together. Some people did not want…

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History

Making History

December 9, 2021

February is Black History Month. Here are some big moments in Black history. Flying High Bessie Coleman received a pilot’s license in 1921. She was the first Black woman and the first Native American woman to do so. Super…

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Big Dog on the Big Screen

December 1, 2021

Clifford is a popular picture-book character. Now he’s in a movie called Clifford the Big Red Dog. The live-action movie is about a middle school student named Emily Elizabeth. Emily is given a red puppy named Clifford. One day, she…

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Quack!

December 1, 2021

A giant inflatable duck is seen floating on the water in Chile, in South America, on November 2. The work is by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman. It’s part of the…

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