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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…

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…

Business

Bananas at Risk

February 21, 2020

Bananas are an important fruit. Millions of people depend on them for food and money. But bananas are in trouble. They are being attacked by a disease called Tropical Race 4 (TR4). TR4 is a fungus. It lives in the…

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United States

Ready, Set, Count!

February 21, 2020

The U.S. Census happens every 10 years. It’s an official count of people living in the country. The first one was in 1790. Now it’s time for the 2020 U.S. Census. For much of the country, it starts in March.…

Technology

Coding Heros

February 21, 2020

Students in Chicago Public Schools have created their own superheroes. These characters come to life in a new computer game called SuperMe. To make the game, students first had to learn how to code. Then they used coding to animate…

Entertainment

Fighting for Change

February 21, 2020

As a child, Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins set aside her wheelchair and climbed the steps of the United States Capitol on her knees. Her actions sent a message: Pass the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Lawmakers listened. Today, the ADA makes public…

Environment

Speaking Up for Earth

February 14, 2020

In August 2018, Greta Thunberg skipped school. She sat outside one of Sweden’s main government buildings with a sign. It read “School Strike for Climate,” in Swedish. Greta was protesting. She was speaking out for the future of the planet.…

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Environment

Earth Activists

February 14, 2020

Women around the world are working to help the environment. Here are four who have done their part to protect Earth’s plants and animals. Which of these women most inspires you to take action? Scientist Jane Goodall was born in…

Health

A Safer Sport

February 6, 2020

Danny Lee was going into the fifth grade. He wanted to join the school football team. His dad had other ideas. “I have friends who never want their kids playing tackle football,” Peter Lee told TIME for Kids. Peter is…

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Health

Play It Safe

February 6, 2020

Sports can be a lot of fun. They are also a great way to get exercise and stay healthy. But it’s important to stay safe. Here are four ways to take care of yourself while playing. Move and Stretch Before…

United States

Remaking Money

January 30, 2020

Imagine you’ve been saving money to buy a new scooter. Finally, you’re ready to make the purchase. But your envelope of cash is missing. Then you make a shocking discovery. Your brother accidentally put the envelope through a paper shredder.…

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Animals

Hope for Tigers

January 10, 2020

The tiger is an endangered animal. There are only 4,000 wild tigers left in the world. But their number is rising. That’s thanks to efforts in India. In July, the country announced that it had nearly 3,000 tigers. That’s more…

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United States

A New Statue

January 10, 2020

December 1, 1955, was a major moment in civil rights history. Rosa Parks refused to give her seat on a bus to a white passenger. It was in a part of the bus set aside for white people. This was…

Entertainment

On the Run

January 10, 2020

Sonic is a hedgehog. He’s blue, he’s furry, and he’s the fastest thing around. In the new movie Sonic the Hedgehog, he comes to Earth from another world. When he gets here, he must escape the evil Dr. Robotnik. Sonic…

Entertainment

Fact or Opinion?

January 10, 2020

What’s the difference between a fact and an opinion? Sometimes, it can be hard to tell them apart. Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots is a new picture book. It teaches kids about facts and opinions. The book uses robots to…

United States

Law of the Land

January 3, 2020

The United States Supreme Court is the nation’s highest court. It heads the government’s judicial branch (see “Government Branches”). The court’s job is to solve disagreements. It hears around 80 cases a year. These cases affect citizens’ rights. They also…

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United States

Honoring Our History

January 3, 2020

Washington, D.C., is our nation’s capital. It is full of landmarks. They honor important Americans and tell stories about our country’s past. Here, read about four famous landmarks in the city. Which ones would you like to visit? Martin Luther…

Science

Artifact Adventure

December 27, 2019

Anna Semon is an archaeologist. That’s a person who finds and studies artifacts, or objects made by people in the past. Join  TIME for Kids  as we follow Semon on a dig and visit her in the lab.  1. Finding…

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History

A World of Dinosaurs

December 27, 2019

A paleontologist is someone who hunts for fossils. Paleontologists have made discoveries all over the world. They have found dinosaur bones on every continent. Have you heard of these dinosaurs? United States — Tyrannosaurus Rex Many Tyrannosaurus rex bones have…