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Charging Ahead

August 30, 2019

Do you ride a school bus? Most school buses are powered by gas. It harms the environment. Some people want to switch to ELECTRIC BUSES. These buses are powered by batteries. Electric buses are better for the environment. What do…

Animals

Into the Wild

May 3, 2019

Amazing Creatures Elephants are huge. They are the largest land animals on Earth. They roam through parts of Africa and Asia. Join TFK on an elephant safari. Let’s learn about these incredible mammals. Here Comes the Herd Elephants travel…

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Business

Hard at Work

April 26, 2019

People have jobs. That is how they earn money. People choose jobs based on their interests and skills. Read on to find out about five different jobs. Which one sounds the most interesting? This is a veterinarian. Vets take care…

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Technology

Meet an Engineer

April 26, 2019

Roads don’t just appear by magic. Neither do sidewalks or traffic lights. These things are carefully planned by engineers. An engineer is a person who designs and builds things. YUNG KOPROWSKI (pictured) is an engineer. She works in transportation. She…

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Making a Magazine

April 19, 2019

A lot goes into making a magazine. Take a look at this page. First, the story was written by a writer. Then it was revised by an editor. The page was laid out by a designer. Here’s a sneak peek…

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Technology

Mighty Drones

April 15, 2019

A drone is a type of aircraft. Some drones are tiny. Others are the size of an airplane. But drones are very different from airplanes. For one thing, they don’t carry people. Here’s the scoop on drones. Ready for Takeoff…

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A Lifesaving Drone

April 15, 2019

Drones can save lives. The drone in this picture is a Zipline drone. It is being launched. A Zipline drone carries medical supplies. It takes them to people who are sick and far from help. A young girl in Africa…

Environment

Celebrating Earth Day

March 21, 2019

Earth Day is April 22. But kids can help the planet all year long. These kids are helping to keep the planet clean. They’re picking up trash on a beach. Keep reading to learn how you can help. You…

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Inspired by Kids

March 15, 2019

Shiver me timbers! The Story Pirates think kids have great ideas. The group uses these ideas to create shows, books, and podcasts. Read on to learn more about the Story Pirates’ work. Think Big The Story Pirates visit schools. They…

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Arts

Let's Do Improv!

March 15, 2019

Improv is short for improvisation. It is a type of theater. Everything is made up on the spot. The performers discover what is happening as they go. Nick Kanellis and Peter McNerney are expert improvisers. They teach improv classes. They…

Environment

Mighty Mushrooms

March 8, 2019

Mushrooms are not animals, of course. But they’re not plants either. Mushrooms are a type of fungus. They grow in the grass and on trees. They grow on dead leaves and rotting logs. Let’s go on a mushroom hunt! There…

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Animals

Let’s Hunt!

March 8, 2019

Sniff, sniff! This is a truffle dog. It hunts for truffles. Truffles are another type of fungus. They are found underground. Truffles have a strong smell. Chefs use them for cooking. Truffles are hard to find. That’s because they…

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