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Museums Closed

May 20, 2020

About one in eight museums worldwide is at risk of permanently closing because of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the International Council of Museums (ICOM). “It is alarming…

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Community

Camp Concerns

May 12, 2020

About 20 million children in the United States attend summer camp every year, according to the American Camp Association (ACA). They look forward to spending time there with friends. But with social-distancing rules in effect across the U.S., many summer…

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Time Off

Virtual Exploration

April 9, 2020

It’s important to slow the spread of COVID-19. That’s why people around the world are staying home as much as possible and avoiding large groups. It’s also why so many theaters, parks, and museums have temporarily closed. But these organizations…

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Health

Schools Respond

March 12, 2020

As of March 12, almost 377 million students around the world were out of school because of COVID-19. That’s according to the United Nations (U.N.). Schools have closed because of health emergencies before, the U.N. points out. But it says…

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Business

Going Cashless

March 12, 2020

Picture this: After saving up your allowance, you finally have enough money to buy that toy, game, or piece of clothing you’ve been dreaming of. You go to the store and find the item. But when you get to the…

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Technology

Closing the Gap

January 16, 2020

Students who go to school in Talladega County, Alabama, are given a laptop or a tablet. They use these devices in class and take them home at the end of the day. But Talladega County is in a rural part…

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World's Coolest Places

December 5, 2019

The world is full of amazing destinations. But which are the coolest for kids? To answer that question, TIME for Kids put together a list of exciting, innovative, and iconic destinations around the world. First, we asked for nominations from…

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The World's Coolest Places to Play

December 5, 2019

ArcelorMittal Orbit London, United Kingdom Think art’s not exciting? The monumental ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture, at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in London, will change that. The 376-foot-tall sculpture was created by artist Anish Kapoor and engineer Cecil Balmond. It’s wrapped in…

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The World's Coolest Places to Learn

December 5, 2019

Apollo Mission Control Center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center Houston, Texas Astronauts get all the glory, but true STEM geeks know the people at mission control are superstars, too. Don’t believe us? Take a tour of the Apollo Mission Control…

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The World's Coolest Places to Explore

December 5, 2019

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary Kanab, Utah The Best Friends Animal Sanctuary is the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals. The former ranch is located on 20,000 acres of land in the canyons of southern Utah. On any given day,…