Eclipse Wows U.S.
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by Carol Masiclat
2d ago
Eclipse Wows U.S. On April 8, crowds gathered across the United States to see a solar eclipse. People wore special glasses and watched the moon pass in front of the sun. The eclipse was visible in 15 states. In the U.S., the path on which a total eclipse could be seen stretched from Texas to Maine. Those viewing it from the “path of totality” saw a rare sight. The moon passed completely in front of the sun. It created a shadow that darkened the Earth. Millions watched the event. The next total solar eclipse visible in the continental U.S. will be in 2044. Many traveled for the event. Simran Pr ..read more
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Going for Gold
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by Carol Masiclat
2d ago
Going for Gold Summer is coming. It is almost time for the summer Olympic Games. They take place every four years. This year, the Games are in Paris, France. They begin on July 26. Read on to learn more about them. Paris will amaze. Games will be held all over the city. Some will take place at famous monuments. Athletes will compete. There will be 32 sports. Gymnastics is a popular one. So are swimming and soccer. It will be Paris’s third Olympics. Paris hosted the Games in 1900 and 1924. This is an old magazine cover. It shows a runner from 1900. The Seine River is being cleaned. The Seine fl ..read more
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Just Passing By
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by Ellen Nam
3d ago
Just Passing By During the total solar eclipse on April 8, the moon passed completely in front of the sun. This image, made of seven different photographs, shows the moon’s journey as viewed from Bloomington, Indiana ..read more
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Kid of the Week: Kate Carner
Time for Kids Magazine
by Ellen Nam
3d ago
Kid of the Week: Kate Carner How did you get the idea for a floating lemonade stand? We used to have a lemonade stand at the end of our street. Then we moved to our houseboat when I was 9. We still wanted a lemonade stand but there was nowhere to do it. So our dad started building us a floating one. What do you do with the money you make? We decided to donate to the Rainier Animal Fund, which gives care to animals whose owners can’t afford it. What would you say to someone who wants to help a cause? I would say you have to start somewhere. I think the best place to start would be doing somethi ..read more
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Big Break
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by Ellen Nam
3d ago
Big Break Breaking will make its debut as an Olympic sport in August. The competition will take place at the largest public square in Paris, France. It’s completely sold out. But when breaker Sunny Choi tells strangers she’ll be competing at the Olympics, they laugh. It can be hard to convince people that breaking, or breakdancing, deserves to be an Olympic sport. “I just have to hope that you see it one day,” Choi tells TIME, at a coffee shop in Queens, New York. That’s where she’s lived and danced for more than a decade. Breaking is a judged event, like gymnastics and figure skating. No one ..read more
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Big Break
Time for Kids Magazine
by Ellen Nam
3d ago
Big Break Breaking will make its debut as an Olympic sport in August. The competition will take place at the largest public square in Paris, France. It’s sold out. But when breaker Sunny Choi tells strangers she’ll be competing at the Olympics, they laugh. It can be hard to convince people that breaking, or breakdancing, deserves to be an Olympic sport. “I just have to hope that you see it one day,” Choi tells TIME. Breaking is a judged event, like gymnastics and figure skating. No one says those aren’t sports. And since breakers battle head-to-head, there’s no point system. Whoever moves bett ..read more
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Sports for Everyone
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by Carol Masiclat
3d ago
Sports for Everyone The Paralympic Games will take place this summer in Paris. They’ll begin on August 28. These games are for athletes with disabilities. Athletes will come from 184 nations. The Paralympics began in England in 1948. Ludwig Guttman, a doctor, held games for his patients. He got the idea from the Olympics. The Games were taking place in London, England, that year. Guttman’s patients were military veterans. They all used wheelchairs. They competed in archery and netball, which is a little like basketball. This was inspiring to other people with disabilities. The concept grew. It ..read more
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Sports for Everyone
Time for Kids Magazine
by Carol Masiclat
3d ago
Sports for Everyone The Paralympic Games will take place this summer. They will be in Paris. These games are for athletes with disabilities. The Paralympics began in 1948. They were Ludwig Guttman’s idea. He was a doctor working in England. His patients used wheelchairs. Guttman wanted them to compete like Olympic athletes. His patients played netball. It is a little like basketball. They also had archery matches. Years later, these games became the Paralympics. They are always held in the same year as the Olympics ..read more
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Should Adventure Tourism Be Allowed?
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by Ellen Nam
3d ago
Should Adventure Tourism Be Allowed? Traveling by submarine to view an underwater shipwreck. Trekking to the top of a distant mountain. Buckling in on a space ship. Extreme adventure tourists are always seeking the next thrill. According to Grand View Research, they were expected to spend more than $1 trillion in 2023 alone. But with extreme adventure comes extreme risk—to the tourists and, if they’re not careful, to the places on which they leave their mark. Should adventure tourism be allowed? TFK readers weigh in. Cecilia Dietz, 9 Granger, Indiana Extreme adventure tourism should definitely ..read more
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Should Adventure Tourism Be Allowed?
Time for Kids Magazine
by Ellen Nam
3d ago
Should Adventure Tourism Be Allowed? Traveling by submarine to an underwater shipwreck. Trekking to the top of a mountain. Buckling in on a space ship. Extreme adventure tourists are always seeking the next thrill. According to Grand View Research, they were expected to spend more than $1 trillion in 2023 alone. But with extreme adventure comes extreme risk—to the tourists and to the places on which they leave their mark. Should adventure tourism be allowed? TFK readers weigh in. Cecilia Dietz, 9 Granger, Indiana Extreme adventure tourism should definitely be allowed. It encourages the next ge ..read more
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