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Pain at the Pump

March 18, 2022

Gas prices continue to rise. On March 13, the average cost of a gallon of regular gas in the United States was $4.43. That’s $1.54 higher than it was a year ago. “It’s very expensive, high for people who are…

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World

Famous Shipwreck Found

March 18, 2022

The historic remains of the ship Endurance have been found nearly 10,000 feet beneath the Weddell Sea, in Antarctica. Explorer Ernest Shackleton led the ship’s 1914 expedition. Endurance set sail from England and got stuck in Antarctic ice for 10…

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History

TFK Kid Report: Honoring a Legend

March 17, 2022

This year marks the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s historic debut in Major League Baseball. You can read about his life in the story “Honoring a Legend,” in this week’s issue of TIME for Kids. Here, Zyimauri Byars, 9, writes…

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TFK Press Club

Can You Get the Scoop?

March 17, 2022

Part of a reporter's job is to ask questions. This week, we've got a question for you. Junior Journalist, are you ready to conduct an interview? Mission 8: Can You Get the Scoop? Not all magazine stories are, well, stories.…

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History

Honoring a Legend

March 17, 2022

On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first Black athlete to play modern Major League Baseball (MLB). Until then, most Black players were restricted to separate leagues. When Robinson took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers, in New York…

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World

Welcome, Spring!

March 17, 2022

Holi is a Hindu festival that marks the beginning of spring. It’s known as the Festival of Colors. Here, people in Mathura, India, celebrate a local version of …

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Time Off

Six Flavors in One Book

March 16, 2022

The Ice Cream Machine is no ordinary tale. It’s six stories rolled into one flavorful book. All them have the same title, but each has a different plot revolving around ice cream. One ice-cream story focuses on a boy and…

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Technology

What is the Metaverse?

March 11, 2022

When Cathy Hackl’s son wanted a party for his ninth birthday, he didn’t ask for party favors or decorations. He asked if he could hold the celebration on Roblox, a digital platform where users can play and create games. He…

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Media Literacy

News, Interrupted

March 11, 2022

On March 4, Russia’s government made it illegal for journalists to report the facts about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. With that law in place, several major news organizations have suspended broadcasting in Russia. These include ABC and CNN. Journalists face…

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Media Literacy

TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

March 11, 2022

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter Abby Rogers talks to executive editor Jaime Joyce, to answer the question, "What is the metaverse?" Click the Read Aloud icon above to listen to this segment from the TIME for…

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TFK Press Club

What's Your Dream Job?

March 11, 2022

In this mission, you’ll tell us what job you might like to have in the future. Don’t worry, we won’t be upset if you don’t pick “journalist” (though we suspect some of you will!). Mission 7: What's Your Dream Job?…

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Technology

The Kid Report: Life on Mars

March 10, 2022

Evidence gathered by NASA’s Curiosity rover suggests there may have been life on the Red Planet. You can read about Curiosity's discoveries in the story “Life on Mars,” in this week’s issue of TIME for Kids. Nevaeh Abney recently had…

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Science

Life on Mars

March 10, 2022

Temperatures can drop to -225°F on Mars, and the air is unbreathable. But around 4 billion years ago, the planet had oceans and seas, and a thick blanket of air. These conditions could have supported life. For the past nine…

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United States

Standing Proud

March 9, 2022

Life-size, 3D-printed statues honoring women in STEM appear in Washington, D.C., on March 4. They’re on display at Smithsonian gardens and museums, through Marc…

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Time Off

Let's Talk! With Stefan Milosavljevich

March 9, 2022

Shipwrecks. Buried treasure. The discovery of King Tut’s tomb. These are some of the subjects Stefan Milosavljevich explores in Tales of Ancient Worlds: Adventures in Archaeology, out in April. He spoke with TFK Kid Reporter David Murtagh. For kids who…

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World

War in Ukraine

March 4, 2022

On February 24, Russian forces launched an attack on Ukraine. The next day, Russian troops reached the edge of the country’s capital, Kyiv. The move came after weeks of Russian troop buildup along Ukraine’s borders. Volodymyr Zelenskyy is Ukraine’s…

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Media Literacy

TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

March 4, 2022

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter Lucy Sandor talks to executive editor Jaime Joyce about the crisis in Ukraine. Click the Read Aloud icon above to listen to this segment from the TIME for Kids Explains podcast.…

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