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Museums Closed

May 20, 2020

About one in eight museums worldwide is at risk of permanently closing because of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the International Council of Museums (ICOM). “It is alarming…

Sports

Empty Stadiums

May 6, 2020

Professional baseball players in South Korea returned to the field on May 5. For weeks, the season had been delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. So this opening day was unusual. That’s because no fans were allowed into the stadiums.…

Young Game Changers

Teens Build Ventilators

April 24, 2020

Afghanistan is facing the coronavirus pandemic with few resources. The country has only 400 ventilators for a population of about 37 million. These machines help people who are very sick and having trouble breathing. A girls’ robotics team in the…

Environment

Building Green

April 3, 2020

Have you ever noticed a problem that you couldn’t figure out how to fix? Dr. Aboubacar Kampo has. He was living in Côte d’Ivoire, a country in Africa, where plastic is a major environmental issue. Côte d’Ivoire’s biggest city, Abidjan,…

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Earth Science

City of Trees

April 2, 2020

Karachi, Pakistan, is one of the hottest cities on Earth. In June 2015, more than 1,000 people died there during a heat wave. “It was a terrible time,” Shahzad Qureshi told TIME for Kids. “We needed to do something about…

Culture

An Ancient Craft

March 5, 2020

Welcome to the state of Oaxaca (wa- ha -ka), Mexico. Here, you’ll find the vibrant town of San Martín Tilcajete. The town is rooted in ancient Zapotec culture. The Zapotec people have been living in the area for thousands of…

People

Royal Exit

January 17, 2020

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made an announcement on January 8. The duke and duchess of Sussex said they would “step back as ‘senior’ members” of the royal family. The message appeared on their Instagram page. The two say…

Environment

Fires in Australia

January 9, 2020

Since September, bush fires have been burning in Australia. Drought and a heat wave are feeding the flames. Officials say this fire season is one of the worst in the country’s history. “We have no idea where this is going…

People

The Results Are In!

December 13, 2019

More than half a million votes were cast in the 2019 TIME for Kids Person of the Year poll. Read on to learn about the winner and to see who came in second and third place. First Place: José Andrés…

People

The Power of Youth

December 13, 2019

It’s been a big year for teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg. In September, she addressed world leaders at the United Nations Climate Action Summit and rallied some 7 million people worldwide in a global climate strike. Now, she’s been named…