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Computers Do it All

September 10, 2021

Smartphones are computers. Tablets and laptops are too. We use them to talk, work, and play. Let’s look at all that computers can do. Taking Notes Some computer programs are for writing. You can take notes about something you are…

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Community

Stay Safe Online

September 10, 2021

A computer can be lots of fun. But not everything online is meant for kids. Read these tips for staying safe online. Don’t talk to strangers. Open messages only from people you know. Tell an adult if a stranger tries…

Earth Science

Measuring Tools

December 15, 2020

We measure things every day. Measurement helps us learn about our world. It helps us complete tasks. And it helps us get things right. There are many different tools for measuring. Take a look. A stopwatch measures time. Ready? Go!…

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Engineering

Let's Go Solar!

October 15, 2020

Have you noticed solar panels on top of a building? They use the sun’s energy. They turn it into electricity that people can use. Take a look! 1. Sunlight hits the solar panels. 2. The panels have tiny…

Engineering

Get a Lift!

April 17, 2020

A pulley uses a wheel and a rope, cord, or chain. Pulleys help us lift things that are heavy. Here are some examples of pulleys at work. Setting Sail Sailboats use pulleys. Pulleys help raise the sails, turn the boat,…

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Engineering

New Heights

April 17, 2020

The world is full of incredible elevators. Many of them use pulleys. Here are a few of TFK’ s favorite elevators. The world’s fastest elevator is in Shanghai Tower, in China. It travels almost as fast as a cheetah can.…

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Transportation

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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Inventions

Robots At Work

September 20, 2019

Robots are machines. Today, there are more robots than ever before. Some robots do work that people usually do. Read on to meet a few robot workers. Robot Chef This machine makes burgers. It grinds meat. It cuts vegetables. It…

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Inventions

Ready for Class

September 20, 2019

AV1 is a classroom robot. It works with students who are sick. AV1 takes a student’s place in class. The student can control the robot with a smartphone. The robot has a camera. It lets the student see what is…

Transportation

Charging Ahead

August 30, 2019

Do you ride a school bus? Most school buses are powered by gas. It harms the environment. Some people want to switch to ELECTRIC BUSES. These buses are powered by batteries. Electric buses are better for the environment. What do…