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The Art of Making Sound

March 20, 2020

Movies are filled with sound. You hear actors talk. You hear music. You also hear sound effects. These are especially important in animated films. People who make sound effects are called Foley artists. They use their imagination and lots of…

World

All About Earth Day

March 12, 2020

Earth Day is here! It takes place each year on April 22. The first Earth Day was 50 years ago. People celebrate by doing things that help protect the planet. Read on to learn more. How will you celebrate? …

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Community

Kid's Eye View

March 12, 2020

What will Earth look like in 30 years? We asked kids to draw an answer to that question. Here are a few of their drawings. What do you see?

United States

Grab a Slice!

March 6, 2020

How do you like your pizza? The answer could depend on where you live. Here are three different styles of the popular food. Dig in! New York-style pizza has a thin crust. It is often sold by the slice. Many…

United States

Let's Eat!

March 6, 2020

People in the United States enjoy many types of food. Here are five dishes that are specialties in different parts of the country. Which would you like to try? Hangtown fry is a fancy egg dish. It has oysters and…

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Technology

Types of Trains

February 27, 2020

A train is a set of railway cars. Some trains carry people. Others carry goods. Trains can move along one track or two. Ready to ride? Chug along with TIME for Kids as we discover different types of trains. This…

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History

From S-l-o-w to Fast!

February 27, 2020

Trains have changed over time. They look different from how they used to look. They’ve gotten faster, too. Here’s how trains have changed. Then The DeWitt Clinton train began running in New York in 1831. It was powered by steam.…

Environment

What Is a Cave?

February 21, 2020

Caves are dark and hollow. They can form underground, on hillsides, or in the walls of cliffs. Some caves were carved out by water. Others were formed by lava that cooled and hardened. Stalactites and stalagmites are sometimes found…

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Animals

Awesome Adaptations

February 21, 2020

Caves are full of interesting animals. These animals fly, swim, and slither. Here, read about four cave creatures. Learn how they have adapted to their dark habitat. Bats Bats make a high-pitched sound. It bounces off the cave walls. They…

History

Cave Art

February 21, 2020

Some caves are full of art. Thousands of years ago, humans drew on their walls. Cave art can teach us something about people who lived long ago. Take a look. Magura Cave, Bulgaria These paintings show scenes of hunting, dancing,…

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Environment

Speaking Up for Earth

February 14, 2020

Greta Thunberg is an activist. She lives in Sweden. Greta cares about protecting Planet Earth. She asks others to do their part to help the planet, too. Read on to learn more about the 17-year-old. Greta goes on strike.…

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Entertainment

Leading the Way

February 14, 2020

These four women have done their part to help the planet. They have inspired others to do the same. Which of these women inspires you? Jane Goodall Jane Goodall is a scientist. She is best known for studying chimpanzees in…

Health

Stay in the Game

February 6, 2020

Sports can be a lot of fun. They are also a great way to get exercise. But it’s important to play safe and keep your body healthy. Find out how. Warm up. Before playing, take time to warm up. Go…

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Health

A Safer Sport

February 6, 2020

Football is dangerous. Players get tackled. Their helmets clash. This can cause head injuries. Flag football is safer. There’s no tackling. The sport is becoming more popular. Here’s how the game works. Players wear a belt with a flag. The…

United States

Money Matters

January 30, 2020

People use money to pay for things. There are many different ways to do this. Long ago, people used animals and objects to pay. Today, people use smartphones and other methods. Which of these ways to pay have you seen?…

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United States

What's in a Dollar?

January 30, 2020

An American dollar is a paper bill. How much is a dollar worth? See how these coins add up to make a dollar. These are quarters. There are four quarters in one dollar. These are dimes. There are…

Animals

Beetles in Action

January 13, 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 13, 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…