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Hands-On Science

January 8, 2020

In SciGirls, real middle school girls ask big science questions. Then they journey to find the answers. Along the way, they meet professional scientists and learn about how these people do their work. The show’s new season airs this winter…


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Young Heroes

October 30, 2019

Marvel turns from comic-book heroes to real ones in Marvel’s Hero Project. The new series on Disney+ will tell the story of 20 kids who are working to improve their communities. At the end of each episode, Marvel illustrators create…


Youth in Action

October 10, 2019

Leading climate activists gathered at the United Nations (U.N.) Youth Climate Summit, in New York City, on September 21. Of about one thousand attendees, 42 were under the age of 18. They were invited to the summit after being nominated…


Meet Our Kid Reporters

September 4, 2019

This year’s TFK Kid Reporters were chosen from 300 applicants in a nationwide competition. The crew will report on local and national news for TIME for Kids. Here are some fun facts about our newest reporters. Want to be a…

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G3-4 Text Set: Young Problem Solvers

August 30, 2019

Young people will be the next generation of leaders and change-makers. But many don’t wait until they are in positions of power to take action. These innovative minds search for and create solutions to the problems they see around them.…


Sailing for the Planet

August 14, 2019

Today, Greta Thunberg set sail for the United States. The 16-year-old climate activist is traveling across the Atlantic Ocean on a sailboat. She is heading for New York City. She will attend a United Nations climate-change summit there in September.…

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A Steep Challenge

June 20, 2019

Selah Schneiter, 10, has become one of the youngest people to climb El Capitan, a rock formation in Yosemite National Park, in California. Selah scaled the 3,000-foot peak with her father, Mike Schneiter, and family friend Mark Reiger. The team…

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Eight Champs!

May 31, 2019

The Scripps National Spelling Bee usually ends with a single winner. Sometimes, it ends in a tie between two contestants. But the results of this year’s bee were unprecedented. Eight super spellers were named co-champions. Each of them will receive…


Making the Cut

May 28, 2019

Neijae Graham-Henries is one of the world’s youngest barbers. At just 7 years old, she completed training last fall at the Junior Barber Academy, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Now Neijae is 8 and cuts hair free of charge at charity events.…

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Geography Champion

May 23, 2019

Can you name Norway’s northernmost plateau? Texas eighth grader Nihar Janga can. It’s Finnmark Plateau. By answering that question, Nihar won the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee on Wednesday. The GeoBee is designed to encourage students to learn about the…