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Cities of the Future

November 23, 2018

People are building a new kind of city. This type of city will not be on land. It will float on the ocean. The first floating city will be in French Polynesia. That is in the South Pacific Ocean. Construction…

Science

Explore the Moon

November 16, 2018

The moon is Earth’s closest neighbor. It is the brightest object in the night sky. Scientists have studied the moon for thousands of years. Learn more about the moon. The moon is about 4½ billion years old. It is made…

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Animals

Animal Homes

October 26, 2018

People build homes. A home keeps us warm and dry. It gives us a place to live. Animals also build homes. Read on to see how. Birds build nests. They use twigs and leaves. A nest keeps eggs safe. It…

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Community

Ways to Give

October 19, 2018

Do Your Part You can make the world a brighter place. How? Here are a few ideas. Which have you tried? Which would you like to try? You can volunteer. Clean up litter in a park. Pick up plastic…

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World

Travel Back in Time

October 12, 2018

Welcome to Egypt. It is a country in North Africa. Read on to learn what life in Egypt was like more than 2,000 years ago. Pharaohs Kings and queens ruled ancient Egypt. They were called pharaohs. They made laws…

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Health

Be Here Now

October 5, 2018

Mindfulness is taught in many schools. Kids learn deep breathing, movement, and how to relax. Mindfulness can help people in different ways. Read on to learn more. Calm Down Mindfulness helps people relax. It calms the body. It also quiets…

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Health

All About Bones

September 21, 2018

This is a human skeleton. It is made of bones. Bones shape and support your body. They also protect your organs. This is an X-ray of a human skull. The skull protects the brain. It gives shape to the face.…

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World

A World of Music

September 14, 2018

People all over the world make music. Here are instruments from different continents. Which instrument is your favorite? This is a guiro. It comes from South America. The instrument is made from a hollow gourd. It has ridges. A player…

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Animals

What Do You Say?

September 7, 2018

Humans use language to communicate. Animals communicate, too. Find out how. Some animals use sound. Each penguin has a special call. Other penguins hear the sound and know who is calling. Some animals light up. Jellyfish can make their…

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Business

Welcome to the Crayola Factory!

August 31, 2018

Take a trip to Easton, Pennsylvania. It’s home to the Crayola factory! Crayola makes 13 million crayons every day. People and machines get the job done. Keep reading to learn how crayons are made. Crayons are made of wax…

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United States

Meet Lady Liberty

May 4, 2018

The Statue of Liberty is an American monument. She stands tall in New York Harbor. The statue was a gift from France in 1886. It was built in France. Then it was shipped across the ocean in pieces. Lady Liberty…

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Environment

All About Cactuses

April 27, 2018

Cactuses are plants. They live in the desert. They grow where it is hot and dry. Read on to learn more about cactuses. Cactuses are special. There are about 2,000 types of cactuses. They come in many shapes, sizes, and…

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World

Where in the World?

April 20, 2018

The world is full of amazing landmarks. Some are tall. Some are long. Some are thousands of years old. Learn about famous structures in five countries. Which structure is your favorite? The United States The Gateway Arch is in St.…

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World

Rise and Shine

April 13, 2018

Breakfast is an important meal. It gives us energy. People in different parts of the world eat different foods for breakfast. Here are five meals from five countries. Which breakfast would you like to eat? Order Up Pancakes, bacon, and…

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Animals

A Frog’s Life

March 23, 2018

A frog goes through four stages of life. It changes and grows at each stage. Frogs lay eggs. That’s where new frogs come from. The eggs hatch in one to three weeks. Then a tadpole hatches from an egg. A…

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Arts

Get to Know Mo!

March 16, 2018

Mo Willems is an author and illustrator. Most of his characters are animals. TIME for Kids talked with him about his work. Question : How do you get ideas for stories? Answer : I grow my ideas over time.…

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Environment

Powering the Planet

March 9, 2018

Electricity lights our homes. It runs our computers. It powers our machines. Electricity can be created without harming the planet. This is called green energy. Learn about four sources of green energy. Running Water This is a dam. Water rushes…

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Health

Teeth at Work

March 2, 2018

Teeth have a big job. They help us chew food. They help us talk. It is important to take good care of your teeth. Learn more about them. Take a Bite Some teeth are rounded. Some are sharp. We use…

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Environment

Welcome to the Rain Forest!

February 23, 2018

Rain forests are warm and wet. This habitat is packed with green plants. It is home to unique animals. A rain forest has four layers. Study the drawing. What do you notice? What plants and animals do you see? Jaguars…

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Technology

New Inventions

February 16, 2018

Inventors create new things. They come up with ways to make our lives better. Here are five new inventions. Which is your favorite? A Friendly Robot Jibo is not your average robot. He looks more like a human than other…

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Community

Famous Firsts

February 9, 2018

March is Women’s History Month. Meet five females who have changed the world. Each was the first to do something big. The Politician Hillary Clinton was the first woman to win a major party’s nomination for U.S. president. The Astronaut…

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Science

Measuring Up!

February 9, 2018

We can learn about the world around us by taking measurements. Different tools help us make different kinds of measurements. Here are a few tools for measuring. Thermometer A thermometer measures temperature. It tells us how hot or cold something…

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World

Going for Gold

January 12, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics are coming! The Games will take place February 9 to 25. They are being held in PyeongChang, South Korea. A special torch was made for the 2018 Olympics. Runners will carry it from Greece to South…

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Animals

Busy Bees

January 5, 2018

Bees are insects. They live together in beehives. Life in a beehive can be busy. But each bee knows its job. See what goes on inside a hive. Bees live together. Thousands of bees live together inside beehives. The bees…

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United States

Lincoln's Life

December 29, 2017

Abraham Lincoln was president of the United States from 1861 to 1865. We remember him each year on Presidents’ Day. He led the U.S. during the Civil War. Read about his life. A Hard Worker Lincoln was born in a…

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History

Riding into History

December 22, 2017

In 1955, laws in some states kept black and white people apart. On buses, some seats were for white people only. Rosa Parks was asked to give up her seat. She said no and went to jail. It changed history.…

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Science

Animals in Winter

December 8, 2017

Brr! We wear warm clothing in winter. When it’s cold, we light a fire. Animals also find ways to stay warm in winter. Grizzly bears hibernate. They spend the winter sleeping. The bear’s body temperature drops. A bear doesn’t need…

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Science

Ready, Set, Erupt!

November 24, 2017

There are many volcanoes around the world. They can be dangerous. Researchers study volcanoes. A volcano is a mountain. There is magma underneath it. Magma is hot liquid rock. It bursts out of the mountain as lava. Volcanoes can erupt.…

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Business

Money Matters

November 15, 2017

Money pays for the things we need. Do you have money? Then you have choices about what you can do with it. You can save money. You can spend it. You can give it away. Earning Money Even kids can…

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Arts

Let's Celebrate!

November 13, 2017

People all over the world welcome in the New Year. It is a time for celebration and parties. Here are some traditions from four countries. Flower Power In Brazil, people spend time at the beach. They light candles. They throw…

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