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Animals

Power Nappers

February 8, 2024

How do you sleep? Maybe you cuddle up with a favorite blanket. You probably go to sleep in the evening and wake up hours later, when it’s morning. That’s how most people sleep. Animals sleep, too. But not all…

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Careers

Smile!

February 8, 2024

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Your smile plays a big role in how you communicate. Smiles express…

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Space

Lunar Lander Problems

January 12, 2024

On January 8, Astrobotic Technology’s Vulcan Centaur rocket was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. It carried a lunar lander built for NASA by Astrobotic. This was the first U.S. lunar lander to go into space in more than 50 years.…

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Careers

The Business of Bees

January 11, 2024

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? For Asli Samanci, who has always been interested in science, a career…

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Space

Discovery in Space

December 8, 2023

Astronomers have discovered an unusual solar system near Earth. It’s made up of six planets orbiting a star. What makes this system rare is that the planets’ orbits appear to be coordinated. Scientists compare their movement to a perfectly timed…

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Space

Super Scene

October 5, 2023

This year’s fourth and final supermoon appeared on September 29. A supermoon occurs when a full moon is at or near the closest point in its orbit around Earth. …

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Careers

Eye of the Storm

October 4, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? When a hurricane threatens to make landfall in the United States, crews…

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Space

Tremors on the Moon

September 22, 2023

NASA scientists have discovered the cause of some small tremors, or moonquakes, on the lunar surface: the remnants of a spacecraft that was left there 50 years ago. When the Apollo 17 astronauts returned to Earth, in 1972, they…

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Food and Nutrition

Sweet Science

August 23, 2023

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? After graduating from Minnesota’s Carleton College and earning a PhD in food…

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Weather

Heat Wave

July 31, 2023

People cool off near a fountain in New York City, on July 27. Scientists say July is Earth’s hottest month on record. Extreme hot weather has blistered three continents—North America, Europe, and Asia. In the United States, more than 128…

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