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The Sky's the Limit

January 14, 2022

Amazon’s delivery drones were supposed to be in full flight by now. In 2013, the online retailer announced an experimental drone delivery service. Packages containing anything from toothpaste to a new smartphone would arrive at your front door by drone.…

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Media Literacy

TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

January 14, 2022

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter Miguel Madero talks to Patrick Lucas Austin about this week's cover story, "The Sky's the Limit." Click the Read Aloud icon above to listen to this segment from the TIME for…

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Science

Grand Opening

January 13, 2022

On January 7 and 8, NASA’s new space telescope unfolded its huge, flower-shaped mirror. The James Webb Space Telescope will soon reach its destination a million miles from Earth. Its mission: to find evidence of how galaxies formed, more than…

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United States

California Water Laws

January 13, 2022

New rules in California put limits on outdoor water usage. They’re meant to combat drought. The State Water Resources Control Board voted for the restrictions on January 4. The rules include no lawn-
watering for 48 hours after rain. They could…

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Time Off

Monster Mission

January 11, 2022

Dracula returns for more thrills in Hotel Transylvania: Transformania, the fourth and final film in the series. This time, Dracula is about to hand Hotel Transylvania over to his daughter, Mavis, and his son-in-law, Johnny. But when he hears some…

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What's Your Story?

January 11, 2022

Have a great idea for a story? The Story Seeds Podcast pairs kids who have original ideas with professional authors. Together, they brainstorm and develop the idea. Then the author writes a story, which is read on the podcast. Sandhya…

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Environment

From Ranch to Lab

January 7, 2022

Brown cows roam the meadows of a farm in the Netherlands. They are Limousins, a breed known for the quality of its meat. Every few months, a veterinarian makes a tiny cut in a cow’s flank, removes a sample of…

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Media Literacy

TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

January 7, 2022

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter Jeremy Liew talks to Aryn Baker about this week's cover story, "From Ranch to Lab." Click the Read Aloud icon above to listen to this segment from the TIME for Kids…

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Health

A Disrupted Reopening

January 7, 2022

Last week, many kids in the United States returned to school after winter break. They did so just as COVID-19 cases were reaching record levels. School districts are scrambling to protect their students. The surge in COVID-19 infections has been…

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World

Think Pink

January 6, 2022

Did you know that a group of flamingos is called a flamboyance? These beautiful birds are shown gathered around a pool of rainwater in Dubai, in the United …

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Community

KOTY Nominee: Meet Orion

January 6, 2022

Who will become Kid of the Year for 2021? The answer will be revealed on February 9 during a TV special on Nickelodeon. In the weeks leading up to the show, we’ll be introducing the top five nominees. Read on!…

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Let's Talk! With Lisa Yee

January 5, 2022

Maizy, the main character of Lisa Yee's Maizy Chen’s Last Chance, is a Chinese-American girl from Los Angeles. She and her mom are spending the summer in Last Chance, Minnesota, where Maizy’s grandparents own a restaurant. They are also the…

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United States

Buses Go Electric

December 31, 2021

Thomas Built Buses is a company in High Point, North Carolina. Workers at its school-bus factory are thrilled about a new plan by the United States government: the infrastructure bill, which President Joe Biden signed into law on November 15.…

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History

TIME Person of the Year

December 30, 2021

Billionaire inventor Elon Musk has been named TIME’s 2021 Person of the Year. The news was announced on December 13. “Person of the Year is a marker of influence,” says TIME’s editor in chief, Edward Felsenthal. “And few individuals have…

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Community

KOTY Nominee: Meet Mina

December 30, 2021

Who will become Kid of the Year for 2021? The answer will be revealed on February 9 during a TV special on Nickelodeon. In the weeks leading up to the show, we’ll be introducing the top five nominees. Read on!…

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World

Flying High

December 30, 2021

Manuel Fettner soars through the air at the FIS Men’s Ski Jumping World Cup, on December 11. The event took place in the snowy mountains of Klingenthal, Germany…

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Science

8 Questions for Sylvia Earle

December 29, 2021

Sylvia Earle is a marine biologist. She’s also one of the ocean’s biggest defenders. TIME’s Aryn Baker spoke to her about how to protect the ocean and Earle’s dream of access to submersibles for all. 1. You’ve written several books…

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History

Fotos de 2021

December 10, 2021

No hay duda de que el año 2021 fue tan trascendental como 2020. Igual que el año pasado, este se definió con incendios forestales y manifestaciones por la justicia social. Y alrededor del mundo, la pandemia continúa. Pero 2021 también…

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