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Royal Greeting

September 15, 2022

Prince William (left) and Prince Harry wave to well-wishers on September 10. They’re grandsons of Queen Elizabeth II. William’s wife, Catherine (center), is Pri…

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The Art of Work

September 15, 2022

There’s a mural in Winsted, Connecticut, that’s five stories tall. It’s 120 feet long. Artist Ellen Griesedieck created it. She had help from thousands of students all over the country. The massive artwork took more than 20 years to make.…

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By the Numbers

September 15, 2022

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's new career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? As a kid, Gil Bransford dreamed of being a sports announcer…

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Time Off

Strange World

September 14, 2022

You don’t have to go to outer space to find amazing things. Terrestrials is a new podcast by Radiolab for Kids. It finds weirdness and mystery right here on Earth. The series explores wonders such as an octopus that escapes…

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Back to Nature

September 14, 2022

What do gray wolves, condors, and indigo snakes have in common? They’ve all benefited from rewilding. That’s the process of taking animals and plants to places where they once thrived. They may have disappeared from those places because of overhunting…

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Science

Launch Delay

September 8, 2022

On September 3, NASA called off the launch of its Artemis I moon rocket, in Cape Canaveral, Florida. It was the second time in a week. The cause was a fuel leak. NASA says the launch may now have to…

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TFK Press Club

Can You Choose a Beat?

September 8, 2022

Jeffrey Kluger is a science journalist who covers all things space. That’s his beat, or the subject area on which he writes and reports. “I’ve written about many topics in the decades I’ve been working,” he says. “None has given…

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Science

Spider Webb

September 8, 2022

The James Webb Space Telescope gets crisp images. This one was released on September 6. It shows the Tarantula Nebula. The area contains thousands of young star…

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Legos in Space

September 8, 2022

NASA’s Artemis I mission won’t have astronauts on board. But it will have passengers. These include a Snoopy toy and a mannequin named Moonikin Campos. There will also be figures from the Lego Space Team. They’re part of Build to…

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Seeing into Space

September 8, 2022

For 26 years, the NASA scientists behind the James Webb Space Telescope asked for three things: patience, time, and money. In 1996, a group of astronomers suggested a space telescope. It would be able to see more than 13 billion…

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Do We Still Need to Send People into Space?

September 8, 2022

Did you know that humans haven’t walked on the lunar surface since the Apollo 17 mission, in 1972? With NASA’s Artemis missions, astronauts could soon be on the moon again—and eventually on Mars. Artemis I will take an Orion spacecraft…

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Out of This World

September 7, 2022

Do space aliens exist? That question is at the heart of Aliens: Join the Scientists Searching Space for Extraterrestrial Life, by Joalda Morancy. This nonfiction book packs a wealth of information about the complexities of space and the possibility of…

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Reach for Space

September 7, 2022

Have a question about outer space? Reach: A Space Podcast for Kids explores our galaxy and beyond. Listeners hear interviews with astronauts and engineers. And they take part in at-home activities. Brian Holden is one of the hosts. His…

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Environment

Gas-Powered Car Ban

September 2, 2022

California is phasing out gas-powered vehicles. On August 25, officials set new rules for cars sold in the state. All new cars will have to be electric or hydrogen-powered by 2035. Transportation makes up about half of California’s greenhouse-gas emissions,…

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World

Hawaii Wins Little League

September 1, 2022

On August 28, Hawaii won the 2022 Little League Baseball World Series. It beat Curaçao 13–3 in four innings. This is the fourth time since 2005 that Hawaii has won the championship. “We’re fortunate that everything clicked at the right…

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TFK Press Club

What's Your Pitch?

September 1, 2022

Before journalists can begin reporting a story, they need to pitch it. No, that doesn’t mean tossing it like a baseball! It means convincing an editor that a story is important and timely—basically, that it needs to be told, and…

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World

Dolphin Rescue

September 1, 2022

This dolphin calf is improving after being stranded near the shore in Thailand. When it was found, it was sick and too weak to swim. Vets and volunteers feed th…

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World

Los mejores lugares del mundo

September 1, 2022

¿Quieres ver el mundo? La revista TIME ha hecho una lista de los Mejores Lugares del Mundo. Únete a TIME for Kids en un tour de nuestros favoritos. Te llevaremos de la ciudad a la naturaleza, y de pueblos pequeños…

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