KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Erik Weibel in front of the ¼ scale Orion Spacecraft model. The Orion will carry a crew of 4 humans to Mars.

Inspiring Future Scientists

Erik Weibel

April 19th, 2016

At a recent festival in Washington, D.C., students took a virtual trip across Mars.

Max at the White House

The White House Science Fair

Maxwell Surprenant

April 18th, 2016

Students from around the country show off their award-winning innovations.

Mowgli, played by Neel Sethi, and Bagheera (voiced by Ben Kingsley) set off on an adventure in The Jungle Book, a new live-action movie from Disney.

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Wild About The Jungle Book

Wild About The Jungle Book

Jeremy Hsiao

April 15th, 2016

Meet a young actor making his big screen debut

Manu with Adam Savage of Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters

Exploring the 2016 White House Science Fair

Manu Onteeru

April 15th, 2016

Student exhibitors participate in President Obama’s sixth and final White House Science Fair.

A Conversation With Neel Sethi — Video

Jeremy Hsiao

April 13th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter talks with the star of The Jungle Book.

Lilian with fellow coder Naisha Bepar (left) at Marquette University

Girls Who Code

Lilian Jochmann

April 13th, 2016

Girls across the country are learning a new “language.”

Gates presents Wilson with a paper copy of his complete family tree.

Russell Wilson Traces His Roots

Luke Tyson

April 12th, 2016

The NFL quarterback discusses his genealogy with Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Connor speaks to voters as they exit the polls on Wisconsin primary day.

Primary Day in Wisconsin

Connor Vijayapal

April 11th, 2016

Altoona voters explain why voting matters.

Filmmaker Ken Burns Talks About Jackie Robinson — Video

Alexis Williams

April 11th, 2016

Burns discusses his new documentary about the baseball legend and civil rights icon, which premieres on April 11 and 12 on PBS.

In honor of their 90th anniversary, the Harlem Globetrotters are spreading cheer beyond the basketball court.

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The Great Assist

The Great Assist

Ryan Stoltz

April 8th, 2016

The Harlem Globetrotters bring smiles on and off the court.

Wisconsin Voters Have Their Say — Video

Lilian Jochmann

April 5th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter talks about the candidates and the issues with Glendale voters.

Ted Cruz campaigns in Altoona, Wisconsin.

Ted Cruz Campaigns in Wisconsin

Connor Vijayapal

April 4th, 2016

The Republican Senator addresses a crowd in Altoona.

Exploring the unknown: NASA is now choosing astronauts who may one day travel to Mars.

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Taking Flight

Taking Flight

Bridget Li

April 1st, 2016

NASA prepares to welcome a new class of astronauts.

Charlotte stands outside the house in which Anne Frank hid. It’s located in the back of her father’s office building, in the heart of Amsterdam.

Visiting Anne Frank’s Amsterdam

Charlotte Fay

April 1st, 2016

Our Kid Reporter visits the home of the world's most famous diarist.

Bridget sits inside the cockpit of a space shuttle mockup.

My Out-of-this-World Experience at NASA

Bridget Li

March 31st, 2016

Our Kid Reporter tours the Johnson Space Center in Houston.

A Conversation With Zeus McClurkin — Video

Ryan Stoltz

March 30th, 2016

Harlem Globetrotter Julian “Zeus” McClurkin shares his secrets to success—on and off the basketball court.

Characters of Color — Video

Adedayo Perkovich

March 29th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter talks to Marley Dias, the founder of #1000blackgirlbooks.

Marley Dias with some of the books that she has collected

Characters of Color

Adedayo Perkovich

March 29th, 2016

Eleven-year-old Marley Dias wanted to read books with strong black girls in them—just like her.

Benjamin helps deliver water to families in Flint, Michigan.

Helping Kids in Flint

Benjamin Duckworth

March 29th, 2016

A water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is threatening the health of local children.

Kid Reporter Kaitlin Clark and Delaney Pickering in her basketball team sweatshirt.

How Title IX Has Changed Girls’ Sports

Kaitlin Clark

March 29th, 2016

A federal law passed in 1972 has helped provide more opportunities for female athletes.

AlphaGo: the Next Step in Artificial Intelligence

Bridget Li

March 28th, 2016

A computer program defeats one of the world’s top players in the game of Go.

Holi

Pratyush Sharma

March 27th, 2016

A colorful religious festival in India marks the beginning of spring.

Skylar with Scott Harrison, founder and CEO of charity: water

The Water Project

Skylar Yarter

March 22nd, 2016

Our Kid Reporter learns about a group that is helping to solve a global water crisis.

charity: water — Video

Skylar Yarter

March 22nd, 2016

Scott Harrison, the founder of charity: water, talks about efforts to bring clean water to children in developing countries.

Pictured: Max (Jonny Gray); Abby (Emilia McCarthy) Alvin (Jake Goodman) in Max & Shred on Nickeleodon Photo: AaronWarkov/Nickelodeon ©2014 Viacom International Inc All Rights

Max & Shred Stars Reveal the Key to Success

Gabriel Ferris

March 21st, 2016

The stars of the hit TV show talk about their lives on and offscreen.

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