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A group of people collaborate to fit together the pieces of a puzzle.

Ruby Bridges

Source: Time for Kids

At six years old, Ruby Bridges became the first African-American student to attend an all-white elementary school in the Southern United States. Today, she still teaches people how to work together, be fair, and create peace.

A lightbulb shines in a dark room.

Thomas Edison: Inventor and Entrepreneur

Source: PBS Learning Media

Thomas Edison’s inventions changed people’s lives. Discover the many creations Edison made!

A girl wears a space suit and smiles are she holds up her space helmet.

NASA’s Newest Astronaut Recruits Report for Training

Source: DOGO News

New astronauts are in training for missions to space! They tell what they look forward to doing – and eating – in space.

A girl smiles and holds up a paper with the grade "100" written at the top.

A Show of Hands

Source: Time for Kids

A girl named Alice helped get a new Girl Scout badge created. Why? Find out how to earn it!

A teacher and student work together at the student's desk.

Inspiring Educators

Source: Time for Kids

Teachers can show students how to become the best that they can be. Learn how five famous people were helped by their teachers!

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8 Questions for Amanda Gorman

Source: Time for Kids

Amanda Gorman won an award for her poetry! Find out why she thinks young people and poetry can make the world a better place.

View of the Earth from space.

Helping Others

Source: Time for Kids

Discover how Alex Knoll’s creative idea for a new app will help make the world a better place.

space shuttle flying over Earth

10 Questions for Jessica Watkins 

Source: Time for Kids

Meet Jessica Watkins, the youngest member of NASA’s 2017 astronaut-candidate class. 

students working together on a STEM project


Source: Time for Kids

Learn how some middle school kids are helping change people’s lives with STEM.

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8 Questions for Amanda Gorman

Source: Time for Kids

Be inspired by the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate as you read about how she hopes to change the world.

Amelia Earhart in a plane

Amelia Earhart

Source: Library of Congress

What does it mean to break down barriers? Find out by learning about the life of Amelia Earhart.

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Study of a Young Woman

Source: #metkids

Creating art is one way to share ideas and feelings. How does this painting speak to you?

Gray squirrel holding an acorn

Squirrel Rehabilitation

Source: PBS Learning Media

What is it like to be an animal rehabilitator? Find out as you watch a mother and daughter caring for injured and orphaned squirrels.

Fountain Pen

Mercy Otis Warren

Source: DK Find Out

Discover how Mercy Otis Warren broke barriers during the American Revolution…using a pen!

Washington Wrote a Letter to the Continental Congress 

Source: Library of Congress

How can an old letter help bring history to life?

American Colonial Flag

The End of the Revolutionary War

Source: DK Find Out

When was the last battle of the American Revolution? What happened next?

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Kids of Kakuma

Source: Time for Kids

These kids face many challenges, but they know what they want for their future.

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Derrick Coleman Hopes to Inspire Kids to Overcome Obstacles

Source: ABC News

A NFL player works to inspire others to achieve their goals no matter what happens to them!

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Poetry in Motion

Source: Time for Kids

Find out about a book that encourages kids to tap into their creativity by using their senses.

The bones of an animal or dinosaur partially uncovered in the sand.

Scientist Profile: Paleontologist

Source: PBS Learning Media

Gary Takeuchi loved to dig in the dirt when he was little. Now that he is an adult, the things he digs up are a lot more interesting!