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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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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 21, 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 21, 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 En El Trabajo

September 20, 2019

Los robots son máquinas. Hoy, hay muchos más robots que antes. Algunos robots hacen el trabajo que personas solían hacer. Sigue leyendo para conocer a algunos robots trabajadores. Robot chef Esta máquina hace hamburguesas. Muele carne. Corta vegetales. También ralla…

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