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Weather Watch

April 15, 2022

Thunderclouds gather near the town of Müllrose, Germany, on April 9. These unusual formations are called mammatus clouds. Their shape can vary. Here, bulges eme…

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Community

Be a TFK Kid Reporter

April 15, 2022

Do you dream of being a reporter? Enter the TFK Kid Reporter Contest for a chance to report for our magazines and website. TFK editors will choose 10 talented students as TFK Kid Reporters for the 2022–2023 school year. To…

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Knuckles Blazing

April 15, 2022

TFK Kid Reporter Lucy Sandor talks with Idris Elba, one of the stars of Paramount’s new movie Sonic the Hedgehog 2. Sonic the Hedgehog is back for another adventure. In this second action comedy based on the Sega video game,…

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Opinion

Should Schools Have Mental Health Days?

April 15, 2022

In December, United States Surgeon General Vivek Murthy put out an urgent health advisory. He warned that children’s mental health was in crisis. He asked for help from many different sources, including schools. Schools help protect kids’ mental health in…

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TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

April 8, 2022

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter Ronak Batt talks to TIME writer Lisa Abend. They discuss "No More Trash," a story about Finland's plan to end all waste by 2050. Click the Read Aloud icon above to…

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Environment

U.N. Climate Report

April 8, 2022

Stopping climate change is possible. But time is running out, according to a new report released by the United Nations (U.N.) on April 4. In it, the world’s top climate scientists say that countries must sharply reduce their fossil-fuel emissions…

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TFK Press Club

Who Do You Appreciate?

April 8, 2022

Junior Journalist, do you know teachers who are making a difference? This week, tell us all about them. Mission 9: Who Do You Appreciate? Teacher Appreciation Week is on its way! From May 2 through 6, students around the country…

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Rainbow Fish

April 7, 2022

This colorful creature is a rose-veiled fairy wrasse. The species is new to science. It was described last month in the journal ZooKeys. The fish is found in th…

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No More Trash

April 6, 2022

On a drizzly December morning in Helsinki, Finland, 11-year-old Minh Anh Ho is hunched over a microscope. Her classmates are busy with other tasks. One is interviewing the mayor for a TV news station. Another is running the electric company.…

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Environment

Refill, Please!

April 6, 2022

When you toss a plastic bottle into a recycling bin, it probably doesn’t get recycled. According to the World Economic Forum, only 14% of plastic packaging is collected for recycling. One reason is that not all plastic can be recycled.…

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World

José Andrés, Space Chef?

April 5, 2022

Have you ever imagined eating a meal cooked by one of the world’s top chefs? Now imagine eating that meal in space! José Andrés is already a globally known chef, humanitarian, and New York Times best-selling author. Now, he’s adding…

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Kid Heroes for the Planet

April 1, 2022

We celebrate Earth Day each year on April 22. It’s a day to do the planet some good. But many people work hard year-round to protect the Earth, including young people like you. Read about these incredible Kid Heroes for…

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Environment

Sailing for Good

April 1, 2022

Sailor and ocean advocate Charlie Enright cares about the environment. He competes in the Ocean Race to raise awareness about the seas. Here, he speaks with TFK Kid Reporter Cash Daniels, who also cares about the environment. Cash’s work fighting…

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Into the Wild

March 31, 2022

Our Great National Parks is a new series on Netflix. Narrator Barack Obama introduces viewers to the natural beauty—and incredible animals—of parks around the world. “This is a series that celebrates the greatest conservation success story of the past century,”…

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World

The Ripple Effect

March 30, 2022

Sagarika Sriram was just 10 years old when she started reading newspaper stories about a planet in trouble. One story was about a whale that washed ashore after an oil spill. Another was about turtles found with plastic in their…

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TFK Kid Report: The Ripple Effect

March 30, 2022

Read "The Ripple Effect," in this week's issue of TIME for Kids. It's about Sagarika Sriram, who founded Kids for a Better World when she was just 10 years old. In this Kid Report, TFK Kid Reporter Ronak Bhatt writes…

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8 Questions for Genesis Butler

March 30, 2022

Genesis Butler, 15, has been vegan since she was 6. Her goal is to protect animals and the environment. Now she inspires other kids to join this effort. TFK Kid Reporter Via Ryerson spoke to Genesis to learn more. 1.…

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Food for All

March 18, 2022

Massimo Bottura is a widely celebrated chef. A restaurant he opened 27 years ago in Italy has twice been named the best in the world. Today, Bottura’s culinary empire extends from Dubai, in the Middle East, to Beverly Hills, California.…

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