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So Colorful!

September 10, 2020

Fall is a season of change. As the weather gets colder, acorns, apples, pumpkins, and leaves change color. Take a look. Acorns turn brown. Chipmunks gather and eat acorns. They store them for the winter. Apples turn red. Apples…

Earth Science

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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Young Game Changers

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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Earth Science

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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Food and Nutrition

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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World

Celebrating Earth Day

March 21, 2019

Earth Day is April 22. But kids can help the planet all year long. These kids are helping to keep the planet clean. They’re picking up trash on a beach. Keep reading to learn how you can help. You…

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Food and Nutrition

Mighty Mushrooms

March 8, 2019

Mushrooms are not animals, of course. But they’re not plants either. Mushrooms are a type of fungus. They grow in the grass and on trees. They grow on dead leaves and rotting logs. Let’s go on a mushroom hunt! There…

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Food and Nutrition

On the Farm

February 22, 2019

Welcome to the farm! Farms are places where food is grown or raised. Life on the farm is fun—and busy! See for yourself. Let’s visit a farm together. Many farms grow crops. These fruits and vegetables start as seeds. Farmers…

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Earth Science

All About Cactuses

April 30, 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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Engineering

Powering the Planet

March 12, 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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