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What Do You See in Space?

January 19, 2023

A comet is passing Earth for the first time since the days of the Neanderthals. It’s called Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF), and is visible with a telescope, binoculars, or even the naked eye, if it remains bright enough. NASA says…

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What's Your Tech Story?

January 12, 2023

Technology is always advancing. Incredible inventions appear every year. In 2022, these included sunglasses that boost color and a bionic hand. But technology reporting involves more than just telling readers about new inventions. It goes into how technology is used,…

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What's Your Tradition?

January 5, 2023

Many people greet the new year with special traditions, from watching fireworks to eating 12 grapes for good luck. Another tradition is the First Day Hikes. They began near Boston, Massachusetts, in 1992, with 380 people. Now, thousands of people…

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Want to Write a Profile?

December 15, 2022

A profile is a news article that focuses on a person. It can be about a celebrity, a politician, or even an individual in your community who’s doing something noteworthy. Typically, a profile includes information about the person’s career, interests,…

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Science

Visit the Grasslands

December 14, 2022

Grasslands are found all over the world. They are large and flat. They are usually covered in grass. Plants and animals live on grasslands. Learn more about this habitat. In the Middle Grasslands get more rain than deserts do.…

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Grasslands Food Chain

December 14, 2022

Do you know some of these plants and animals? They live on grasslands in Africa. Learn how energy moves among them. Primary Producers Plants use sunlight and water to grow. Animals eat them. This gives the animals energy. Primary Consumers …

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A Storyteller

December 14, 2022

Grace Lin entered a writing contest when she was young. She won fourth place. That inspired her to make books. Now, she has made more than 20 books for kids. Read on to learn more about Lin. Lin is a…

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What Makes a Story?

December 14, 2022

Reading stories is fun. So is writing them. Stories are like a roller coaster. They have ups and downs. A story has three main parts. The beginning is the first part. We meet the characters. We learn the setting. That…

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World

Happy Birthday!

December 14, 2022

Kids everywhere celebrate birthdays. But not everyone celebrates the same way. Here are five traditions. Piñatas are popular in Mexico. A piñata is filled with candy. Kids take turns hitting it with a stick. The piñata breaks…

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How to Make a Piñata

December 14, 2022

A piñata can be made with things you have at home. Here are the steps. Draw a shape on cardboard. You need two sides. You also need borders. This is a cactus shape. Cut the shapes with scissors. Ask an…

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Science

Earth's Moon

December 14, 2022

The moon is Earth’s closest neighbor. Look up! You can see it in the night sky. Sometimes, you can see it during the day. The moon is a large rock. (Above) It is one-fourth the size of the Earth. The…

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Moon Missions

December 11, 2022

In 1969, people landed on the moon for the first time. The mission was part of the Apollo program. It was run by NASA. That is the United States space agency. There were many Apollo missions. Here are five of…

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What is Your Photo Story?

December 9, 2022

Reporters use writing to tell readers the news. Photojournalists use photographs. Sometimes, the pictures they make appear alongside a news story. But sometimes, the photos take center stage. In a photo essay, a photojournalist can tell a powerful story with…

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