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Beetles in Action

January 10, 2020

Beetles are insects. There are thousands of types. Beetles come in different shapes, sizes, and colors. Let’s learn more about these cool critters. Get ready to explore the world of beetles. Beetles are found almost everywhere. They like dark,…

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Animals

We Love Bugs

January 10, 2020

Kristie Reddick is a bug scientist. So is her friend Jessica Honaker. Together, they are the Bug Chicks. They study insects and spiders. They teach people what they know. The Bug Chicks go on adventures. They travel around the…

United States

The Nation's Court

January 3, 2020

When people have big disagreements, they might need to go to court. Courts settle arguments. They make important decisions. In the United States, the top court is the Supreme Court. Let’s learn about it. Welcome to the Supreme Court The…

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United States

Welcome to Washington, D.C.

January 3, 2020

Our nation’s capital is full of landmarks. They honor important Americans. They also tell the story of our country’s history. Here are a few famous landmarks. Which one would you like to visit? Martin Luther King Jr. fought for equal…

Science

Artifact Adventure

December 27, 2019

Anna Semon is an archaeologist. That’s a person who finds and studies artifacts. An artifact is an object made by people in the past. Ready to dig in? Join TIME for Kids on an artifact adventure! 1. Semon and her…

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Science

Dinosaur World

December 27, 2019

Paleontologists are people who hunt for fossils. They want to learn about the past. They dig up dinosaur bones all over the world. Have you heard of these creatures? United States — Tyrannosaurus Rex Many T. rex bones have been…

Science

Around the Sun

December 20, 2019

There are eight planets in our solar system. They travel in a path around the sun. Here is what you need to know about them. Mercury is the smallest planet in our solar system. It is the closest planet to…

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Science

Space Explorer

December 20, 2019

Meet the Mars 2020 Rover. It is a robotic scientist. NASA will send it to Mars in 2020. Its job is to look for clues about life on the Red Planet. The rover has one arm. That arm is seven…

World

A World of Flags

December 6, 2019

The United States has a flag. It’s red, white, and blue. Other countries have flags too. Each flag is different. Each one uses colors, shapes, and patterns. Take a look at a few flags here. Flags use SHAPES. Study the…

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World

Changing Times

November 29, 2019

Rome is an ancient city. It is in Italy. Sports were a big part of life in ancient Rome. Sports are still important to Romans. Compare how Romans watched sports in the past with how they watch them now. Ancient…

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World

Pieces of the Past

November 29, 2019

What was life like in ancient Rome? In many ways, it was like our life today. Here are some objects that have survived. What do they tell you? People in ancient Rome played games. They used dice like these. These…

Science

Give Me Some Skin!

November 22, 2019

What is the body’s largest organ? Skin! Skin is the body’s outside layer. It protects your body. Here’s the scoop on skin. In Control Skin helps keep the body at the right temperature. We get goose bumps when it’s cold.…

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Animals

That's Wild!

November 22, 2019

Slimy? Scaly? How would you describe the animals below? Read on to learn about their skin. Snakes shed their skin. This happens as the reptiles grow. Sometimes, a snake’s skin will come off in one piece. There is a fresh…

Animals

A Bear's Life

November 15, 2019

Bears are large, furry mammals. They have big skulls and strong jaws. Different types of bears are found in many parts of the world. How does a bear spend its day? Read on to find out. Bears are omnivores. Omnivores…

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Animals

Compare the Bears

November 15, 2019

There are eight species of bears. They are different colors and sizes. They live in different parts of the world. Read the chart to learn about three bear species. Which is your favorite? Giant Panda FOOD — Bamboo shoots and…

United States

You Sensed It!

October 25, 2019

We take in new information all the time. We do it with our five senses. These are the senses of sight, taste, touch, hearing, and smell. How do you use your five senses at Thanksgiving? Open Your Eyes Look around!…

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Science

Science of Sound

October 25, 2019

What is sound? Sound is created when an object vibrates. The vibrations travel in waves. Sound waves reach our ears. The ears send a message to the brain. That’s how we hear different sounds! A sound can be loud or…

Arts

Writer At Work

October 18, 2019

Jacqueline Woodson’s latest picture book is The Day You Begi n. TIME for Kids talked with her about her work. Question: When did you become a writer? Answer: I started writing when I was 7 years old. My first book…

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World

Dances of the World

October 11, 2019

Different countries and cultures have different dances. These dances have spread around the world. Here are a few of them. Use the map to find the countries—and continents—where the dances began. Break Dancing This dance is full of energy. Break…

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World

Dancing Together

October 11, 2019

In Africa, people dance for many reasons. They dance in celebration. They dance as a type of prayer. AFRICAN DANCE brings people together. There are many styles. Some dancers wear masks. Some wear costumes. But most dancers move to the…

Environment

Fantastic Forests

October 4, 2019

Forests are made of trees. Let's look at three types of forests. Temperate Forest Temperate forests are found all over the world. These forests have four seasons. They are hot or cool at different times of the year. Animals adapt…

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Science

Log Life

October 4, 2019

A tree has fallen in the forest. Its branches are rotting. But rotting logs are full of life. Look what lives and grows on logs. Ferns grow on fallen wood. These leafy plants do not have flowers. Mushrooms are a…

Technology

Robots At Work

September 20, 2019

Robots are machines. Today, there are more robots than ever before. Some robots do work that people usually do. Read on to meet a few robot workers. Robot Chef This machine makes burgers. It grinds meat. It cuts vegetables. It…

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Technology

Ready for Class

September 20, 2019

AV1 is a classroom robot. It works with students who are sick. AV1 takes a student’s place in class. The student can control the robot with a smartphone. The robot has a camera. It lets the student see what is…

Community

B is for Birthday

September 13, 2019

Sesame Street’s first show was in 1969. This year, Sesame Street celebrates its 50th birthday. Follow the timeline below. It tells you about the history of the popular children’s program. 1969 Sesame Street airs its first episode. In it, a…

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Community

She’s a Puppeteer

September 13, 2019

Behind every great puppet is a great puppeteer. That is someone who gives a puppet personality. LESLIE CARRARA-RUDOLPH is a puppeteer. Her puppet is Abby Cadabby, of Sesame Street. Carrara-Rudolph makes Abby move. She also gives Abby a voice. “When…

Environment

Amazing Apples

September 6, 2019

This is apple season! Apples are ripe in the fall. They are ready to be picked and eaten. Join TIME for Kids on a trip to the orchard. Let’s learn about this fall fruit. At the Orchard Welcome to the…

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Health

Fall Harvest

September 6, 2019

Fall is harvest season. Crops are ready to be picked. Here are four fall crops. Which is your favorite? PUMPKINS grow in pumpkin patches. They turn orange when fully ripe. You can eat the seeds! CORN grows in fields. It…

World

Time For Class!

August 30, 2019

Kids all over the world go to school. Some of the schools look like yours. Some look different. But they have one thing in common. They are places where kids go to learn. Take a look. This school is in…

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Community

Walk With Me

August 30, 2019

What is a WALKING SCHOOL BUS? It is a group of students who walk to school together. An adult joins them on the trip. Walking school buses keep kids active. They keep kids safe. Plus, they help students get to…