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Should All Cars Be Electric?

April 6, 2023

The race is on to get more electric cars on the road. President Joe Biden has made electric vehicles (EVs) a priority. By 2030, he’d like half of all new vehicles sold to be zero-emission. It’s a response to the…

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Technology

Sticking to It

April 6, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's new career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? When Drew Mascotti graduated from high school, he got a job…

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Quiet Creatures? Nope.

April 5, 2023

A new research project finds that 53 species of animals thought to be silent actually make sounds. Dogs bark, frogs croak, and birds chirp. Some animals are known for their sounds. Others seem to be silent. Think about it: Have you…

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Environment

Kid Heroes for the Planet

April 5, 2023

Earth Day comes every April 22. It’s a day to do some good for the planet. It’s also a time to think about how to help year-round. Get inspired by reading about four young people who have taken action for…

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United States

Drying Up

April 5, 2023

In January, an Arizona desert community found itself in a nightmare situation: The water was cut off. Rio Verde Foothills is made up of about 2,000 homes. For years, many in the community have relied on water trucked in from…

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8 Questions for Jane Goodall

April 5, 2023

Jane Goodall is the world’s leading expert on chimpanzees. She began studying them in what is now Gombe Stream National Park, in Tanzania, in the 1960s. She spoke with TFK Kid Reporter Shaivi Moparthi. 1. What inspired you to dedicate…

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United States

TFK Explains: Silicon Valley Bank Crisis

March 16, 2023

On March 10, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) failed. Customers feared they would lose their money. The United States government took over the bank to prevent a financial crisis. Here are the details. What is Silicon Valley Bank? SVB was…

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TFK Press Club

Can You Explain It?

March 16, 2023

Sometimes, news stories cover specialized topics that require background knowledge the average reader might not have. For this type of story, a journalist might write an explainer article. An explainer provides what readers need to know about a complex topic.…

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World

Volcanic Activity

March 16, 2023

Thick smoke rises from Mount Merapi, in Indonesia. The country has more than 120 active volcanoes, and Merapi is the most active. The March 11 eruption blankete…

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Community

Be a TFK Kid Reporter

March 16, 2023

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 up to 10 talented students as TFK Kid Reporters for the 2023–2024 school…

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Business

Snow Business

March 16, 2023

Europe’s ski resorts haven’t been getting enough snow. Amedeo Reale isn’t worried. He’s the president of Sci Club 18, in Cortina d’Ampezzo, a town in Italy’s Dolomite mountains. In 2026, the area will host the women’s Winter Olympics downhill skiing…

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Technology

Game On!

March 16, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's new career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Do you enjoy playing video games? Have you ever thought about…

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Community

The Youth Report

March 16, 2023

TIME for Kids is looking for the next generation of TFK Kid Reporters. Our Kid Reporters write stories, review books and movies, and do cool interviews. “I have had amazing opportunities to meet and learn about people who are making…

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Environment

New Ocean Treaty

March 9, 2023

On March 4, United Nations (U.N.) member countries agreed on a treaty that will protect marine life in the high seas. These are ocean waters outside of all national boundaries. The treaty will protect 30% of the world’s oceans–nearly half…

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Science

Space-Station Arrival

March 9, 2023

Four new astronauts arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on March 3. They’ll do six months of research. The crew includes scientists from the United States, Russia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Sultan al-Neyadi is just the second…

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TFK Press Club

What's Your STEAM Story?

March 9, 2023

News stories about STEAM highlight events or discoveries in science, technology, the arts, engineering, or math. A STEAM story might describe an important scientific paper, a new novel, or an innovative construction project. Many of the most newsworthy topics today…

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World

Flower Power

March 9, 2023

Cherry trees are in full bloom at a park in Ganzhou, China, on February 28. They’re a welcome sign that spring is on its way.

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Technology

Bajo construcción

March 9, 2023

Ver un brazo robótico gigante verter capas de concreto puede no sonar tan emocionante. Pero los videos de este proceso, conocido como impresión 3D, están recibiendo decenas de millones de visitas en las redes sociales. Están dando a la gente…

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