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Slime Business

April 21, 2017

Nadia Abadzis has been making slime for a few months. "My favorite was a velvety purple color," she says. "It looked really pretty." The sixth grader from Union City, New Jersey, has created glossy slime, clear slime, and fluffy slime.…

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The Syrians Next Door

December 16, 2016

The Tameem family is building a new life in Des Moines, Iowa. They are from Syria. As the plane lands in Des Moines, Iowa, Ghazweh Aljabooli reaches for her daughter Hala, 6. Ghazweh, her husband—Adbul Fattah Tameem—and their five children…

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Fact Check

November 4, 2016

Information is available 24/7. How do you know whom to believe? News literacy programs help kids sort fact from fiction. Khadija Qanoongo, 12, says she used to believe everything she read online. Then she took a news literacy class. She…

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Media Literacy

Fact Check

November 4, 2016

Khadija Qanoongo, 12, says she used to believe everything she read online. Then she took a news literacy class. She learned how to determine if a website is reliable. She found out that many are not. "Now I'm very careful…

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Text Sets

G3-4 Text Set: Artists in the Making

May 3, 2016

Creativity is all around us. It’s in the music we hear and in the fashion we choose to wear. It’s in the paintings we look at and in the plays we watch. This text set explores the theme of innovation…

Technology

Let's Talk

February 20, 2016

Joyce Ladner has stories to share. Born in Mississippi in 1943, she went on to join the civil rights movement in the 1950s. In college, she was expelled for organizing campus protests. Later, she was jailed after trying to integrate…

History

Family Story

February 19, 2016

Thanks to virtual reality, a man who attended the 1963 March on Washington returns to the scene with his great-grandson. TIME’s virtual-reality exhibit The March re-creates the historic March on Washington of 1963. Visitors can walk with the 250,000 people…

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"I Was There"

February 19, 2016

What was it like to attend the March on Washington? TIME magazine spoke with people who were there. Joan Baez, Singer “There are some times when you know something is going to be historic. I remember it was hot,…

Arts

Star Ballerina

February 5, 2016

A basketball court is an odd place to dance ballet—or for a star ballerina to be discovered. But it was on a court at a Boys and Girls Club in San Pedro, California, that Misty Copeland took her first ballet…

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My Life as a Robot

March 23, 2015

After I had surgery, the doctor said I needed to stay home for at least a week. With exams coming up, I worried about missing class. My family thought of a solution: I would go to school as a robot.…