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Fact Check

January 13, 2017

News literacy programs help kids tell the difference between fact and fiction. Khadija Qanoongo, 12, used to believe everything she read online. Then she took a news literacy class. She found that many stories are fake. “Now I’m very careful…

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Technology

Best Inventions of 2016

January 13, 2017

What will the future look like? Here is a peek! Take a look at six of the year’s coolest ideas. A Tiny Flier Meet DJI’s Mavic Pro. It is a drone. Most drones are big. But this one is small.…

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History

Welcome to the Museum

January 6, 2017

February is Black History Month. But visitors to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture celebrate black history every day. The new museum opened on September 24, 2016. It is in Washington, D.C. The museum honors black…

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World

Pictures of 2016

December 30, 2016

The year in pictures So much can happen in a year. In 2016, we saw moments of joy, hope, and sadness. Athletes thrilled us. An American astronaut came back to Earth. Voters picked the next president of the United States.…

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The Next President

December 9, 2016

President-elect, Donald Trump. November 9, 2016 It was a major upset. Voters elected Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. By 2:00 a.m. on November 9, it was clear that Trump had defeated Hillary Clinton. Trump, 70,…

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The View

No More Snow Days

December 2, 2016

At some schools, not even storms get in the way of learning. In many parts of the country, schools close when there is heavy snow. “I usually play in the snow,” Caitlyn Snavely told TFK. But Caitlyn, 12, now has…

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Science

A Home for Elephants

November 25, 2016

A program in Africa saves baby elephants. The animals are cared for until they can live on their own. Thousands of adult African elephants are killed each year. Hunters want their tusks. The tusks are used to make jewelry and…

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Technology

Get Active for Good

November 18, 2016

Get active! It can help other kids. Learn how. Get active and save lives. That is the idea behind the UNICEF Kid Power program. How does the program work? Children earn Kid Power points by being active. Points are exchanged…

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Animals

Return of the Grizzlies

October 28, 2016

Do grizzly bears still need special protection? Grizzly bears have nearly disappeared from most of the United States. But they are making a comeback in and around Yellowstone National Park. By 1975, fewer than 140 grizzlies lived there. Now there…

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Past and Present

October 21, 2016

Kids learn about American Indian life at a school in Minnesota. Rayna Goggleye-Paulson is in third grade. Rayna has classes in reading, writing, and math. But she also learns about American Indian drumming and dancing. She studies the Ojibwe (o-jib-way)…

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A Caring Camp

October 14, 2016

On Veterans Day weekend, kids from military families enjoy the great outdoors. Most kids who go to camp go in the summer. But Charles Devine goes in the fall. Last year, on Veterans Day weekend, he went to Camp Soaring…

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Health

Learning to Love Ugly Veggies

October 7, 2016

Tons of fruits and vegetables go into the trash each year. People are working to stop that from happening. Go to the store. Take a look at the fruits and vegetables sold there. Most are perfectly shaped. But not all…

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World

Gold Rush

September 23, 2016

History was made at the 2016 Summer Games. Read about the athletes. On August 21, the 2016 Summer Olympics came to a close. The United States won big. American athletes earned 121 medals. That includes 46 gold medals. U.S. swimmer…

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Picking a President

September 16, 2016

In November, Americans will vote for president of the United States. Read about the candidates. Barack Obama is president of the United States. But in 2017, the country will have a new president. Who will it be? Voters will make…

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Science

An Eye in the Sky

September 9, 2016

Scientists are building a powerful telescope. It will help them see deep into space. More than 400 years ago, Galileo Galilei built a telescope. He was an Italian scientist. He used the telescope to study space. Since then, scientists have…

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Health

A Growing Movement

September 2, 2016

Special programs help kids eat better and learn about food. Destiny Cunningham, 10, loves eating “stoplight salad” for lunch. She and other students at her school, in Detroit, Michigan, helped pick the red, yellow, and green vegetables it is made…

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Text Sets

G2 Text Set: Change Makers

August 30, 2019

Sometimes, all it takes is one person to show others that change is necessary to improve their lives, their community, or the world. Using stories of environmental activism, social justice, and inclusivity, this text set explores the theme of change…

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G2 Text Set: Rethinking Food

August 30, 2019

Food is something we encounter every day, even if don’t always put much thought into it. But there’s a story behind every plate. From the origin of your food to the reason you chose it, you can learn a lot…

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All In Your Mind

September 11, 2015

Keegan Deters, 8, says math used to be hard for her. "It made me feel frustrated," she told TFK. "I didn't try my best." Then Keegan and her classmates at Scouters Mountain Elementary, in Happy Valley, Oregon, learned about growth…

Community

A Taste of Tradition

September 19, 2014

Americans celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. Celebrations include parades, dances, and food. Here is a taste of delicious dishes from five Spanish-speaking countries. Cuba: Picadillo (peek-ah-dee-yoh) Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean. Rice…

Arts

Our Heroes

June 4, 2014

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to sketch each week. In this episode, Drew and Rosie draw magazine…

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Book Covers, with Raina Telgemeier

May 28, 2014

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to sketch each week. In this episode, Drew and Rosie draw book…

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Let's Draw Master Copies!

May 21, 2014

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to sketch each week. In this episode, Drew and Rosie draw master…

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Step-by-Step with a Special Guest

May 14, 2014

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to sketch each week. In this episode, Drew and Rosie draw a…

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Let's Draw Landscapes!

May 14, 2014

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to …

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Let's Draw for Our Teachers!

May 14, 2014

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to sketch each week. In this episode, Drew and Rosie make art…

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Let's Draw Self-Portraits!

May 14, 2014

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to …

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