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He Loves Bugs

March 24, 2022

Meet Samuel Ramsey. His nickname is Dr. Sammy. He is an entomologist. That is a person who studies insects. Read on to learn about Dr. Sammy’s job. Hard at Work Dr. Sammy works for the United States Department of Agriculture.…

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Three Favorites

March 24, 2022

It is hard for Dr. Sammy to pick which insect he likes best. He has so many favorites! Here are a few of them. Honeybee Honeybees sip nectar from flowers. Bees live in colonies. They communicate with one another by…

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Community

Check the Library!

March 23, 2022

Libraries let you borrow books. Many neighborhoods have their own library. Many schools have a library. Take a look at what is at the library. Rows of Books Libraries have all kinds of books. There are sections for fiction and…

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Tiny Libraries

March 23, 2022

Not every library is in a big building. Some libraries are very small. A Little Free Library can be the size of a birdhouse! Some little libraries are even built in the trunks of old trees. A Little Free Library lets…

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TFK Press Club

Can You Get the Scoop?

March 17, 2022

Part of a reporter's job is to ask questions. This week, we've got a question for you. Junior Journalist, are you ready to conduct an interview? Mission 8: Can You Get the Scoop? Not all magazine stories are, well, stories.…

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What's Your Dream Job?

March 11, 2022

In this mission, you’ll tell us what job you might like to have in the future. Don’t worry, we won’t be upset if you don’t pick “journalist” (though we suspect some of you will!). Mission 7: What's Your Dream Job?…

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World

How We Eat

March 10, 2022

People eat with different tools. Here are a few of them. Which do you use most often? Fork This fork has four prongs. You poke them into food to pick it up. You can also use a fork to…

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World

Pass the Rice

March 10, 2022

People all over the world eat rice. Different countries have their own rice dishes. Below are five dishes from different parts of the world. Which would you like to try? Jambalaya is from the United States. Jambalaya is popular…

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Environment

Grow Your Own Garden

March 10, 2022

Starting a garden might seem hard. TFK Kid Reporter Ian McKenna has some tips. They will get you growing in no time. • Decide what to grow. Grow vegetables. If you don’t like vegetables, try fruits or flowers. There are…

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Environment

Eat for the Earth

March 10, 2022

Some food choices are better for the planet than others. They use less energy and fewer resources. Here are some environmentally friendly food tips. Shop Locally Shipping food a long way uses energy. Farmers’ markets sell food that was…

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United States

Who Is in Charge?

March 10, 2022

Countries, states, and cities all have leaders. Read on to learn about different leaders in the United States The president leads the country. The president is the leader of the United States government. Joe Biden is the current president.…

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Community

A Mayor's Job

March 10, 2022

A mayor is the leader of a city or town. A mayor is elected by a town’s voters. Keep reading to learn more about a mayor’s job. Mayors manage workers. Mayors help run city departments. These include the police and…

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Science

Best Inventions of 2021

March 10, 2022

TIME for Kids has picked the top inventions of the year. Some will help us work and learn. Others are just for fun. Read about the best inventions of 2021. Which do you like best? Keeping Kids Calm This fuzzy…

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TFK Press Club

Can You Picture It?

March 3, 2022

Junior Journalist, get out your camera. For this TFK Press Club mission, you’ll be telling a story using pictures. Mission 6: Can You Picture It? When you think of a journalist, do you see a reporter with a pen and…

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