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Slime Business

April 21, 2017

Nadia Abadzis has been making slime for a few months. "My favorite was a velvety purple color," she says. "It looked really pretty." The sixth grader from Union City, New Jersey, has created glossy slime, clear slime, and fluffy slime.…

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The Syrians Next Door

December 16, 2016

The Tameem family is building a life in Des Moines, Iowa. They are the first Syrian refugees in the state. As the plane descends over farm fields in Des Moines, Iowa, Ghazweh Aljabooli reaches for her daughter Hala, 6.…

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Fact Check

November 4, 2016

Information is available 24/7. How do you know whom to believe? News literacy programs help students sort fact from fiction. Khadija Qanoongo, 12, says she used to believe everything she read online. Then, in sixth grade, she took a news…

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Media Literacy

Fact Check

November 4, 2016

Khadija Qanoongo, 12, says she used to believe everything she read online. Then, in sixth grade, she took a news literacy class. She learned how to determine if a website is reliable. She found out that many are not. "Now…

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G5-6 Text Set: Wonder

May 3, 2016

When August Pullman’s mom insists he enroll in a mainstream school for fifth grade, August and his dad are reluctant. Auggie was born with a severe facial deformity and has been homeschooled his whole life. His dad worries that sending…

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Let's Talk

February 20, 2016

Joyce Ladner has stories to share. Born in Mississippi in 1943, she went on to join the civil rights movement in the 1950s. In college, she was expelled for organizing campus protests. Later, she was jailed after trying to integrate…

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Family Story

February 19, 2016

Thanks to virtual reality, a man who attended the 1963 March on Washington returns to the scene with his great-grandson. TIME’s virtual-reality exhibit The March re-creates the historic March on Washington of 1963. Visitors can walk with the 250,000 people…

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"I Was There"

February 19, 2016

What was it like to attend the March on Washington? TIME magazine spoke with people who were there. Joan Baez, Singer “There are some times when you know something is going to be historic. I remember it was hot,…

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My Life as a Robot

January 23, 2015

After surgery to remove my appendix, my doctor told me I would be out of school for more than a week. But with exams coming up, I worried about missing class. My family thought of an innovative solution: I would…