KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

The Science Behind Interstellar—Video

Erika Hazlett

May 8th, 2015

Is time travel really possible? Our Kid Reporter asks physicist Kip Thorne and screenwriter Jonathan Nolan.

A Small Town Team Goes Big in D.C.

Ainsley Felter

May 3rd, 2015

A national science competition hits close to home for our Kid Reporter.

Abigail with Lloyd Greenwood (left) and Perry Nangle

Life Lessons

A. Wilson-Kageni

May 1st, 2015

Abigail Wilson-Kageni talks with military veterans in West York, Pennsylvania.

The Long March to Freedom

Adedayo Perkovich

May 1st, 2015

Selma director Ava DuVernay talks with our Kid Reporter at the United Nations.

The Electric Eagles

Juliana Yu

April 24th, 2015

Our Kid Reporter and her team from New York City compete for the FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award in St. Louis.

Hoop star Maria Alvarez (front row, second from left) celebrates with her Miami Country Day teammates after winning the DICK’s Sporting Goods High School Nationals on April 4 at Madison Square Garden.

A Champion On and Off the Court

Bobby Sena

April 24th, 2015

Eighth-grade basketball star Maria Alvarez helps lead her team to a championship season.

Batfish play a key role in eating algae that otherwise destroys coral reefs.

Helping a Planet in Peril

William Russell

April 17th, 2015

A filmmaker inspires kids to take action against climate change.

May the Force Be With You

Ysabelle Buenavista

April 12th, 2015

The creator of Star Wars proposes a new museum for Chicago.

The Magic Behind Words

Lara Santana

April 12th, 2015

Lara Santana talks with her teacher and fellow students about Puerto Rico's most revered statesman and poet.

All for a Smile

Lara Santana

April 12th, 2015

A popular comedian in Puerto Rico makes time to help others.

Maple trees must be at least 10 inches in diameter before they are tapped.

How to Make Maple Syrup—Video

Julian Targete

April 10th, 2015

Our Kid Reporter visits a sugarhouse in Conway, Massachusetts.

How to Make Maple Syrup—Video

Julian Targete

April 10th, 2015

Our Kid Reporter visits Boyden Brothers Maple in Conway, Massachusetts.

Helping Kids Dream Big

K. Chandrasekhara

April 6th, 2015

At the Make-a-Wish Foundation, kids with serious medical conditions can see their dreams come true.

The Kids’ Choice Awards—Video

Jeremy Hsiao

April 3rd, 2015

Jeremy Hsiao interviews Nick Cannon and other stars at the Kid's Choice Awards in Inglewood, California.

Nick Cannon strikes a pose at Nickelodeon’s Annual Kids’ Choice Awards on March 28 at the Forum in Inglewood, California.

Kick Off National Poetry Month With Nick Cannon

Jeremy Hsiao

April 3rd, 2015

Our Kid Reporter catches up with the star at this year’s Kids’ Choice Awards.

A Conversation with Physicist Brian Greene—Video

Joshua Yi

March 27th, 2015

Joshua Yi talks with Greene at 92Y's 7 Days of Genius Festival in New York City.

Is there more than one universe out there? Scientists like Brian Greene are trying to find the answer.

Wormholes, Time Travel, and Other Mysteries of the Universe

Joshua Yi

March 27th, 2015

Why Brian Greene wants kids to love science

Worlds Collide 2015 Convention at Scholastic—Video

Alexis Williams

March 21st, 2015

Alexis Williams talks with Scholastic authors Jude Watson, Gordon Korman, Michael Northrop, and Eliot Schrefer.

Georgia with fans Richa Shah, center, and Siena Maxwell at an Ed Sheeran concert in Manila

Ed Sheeran Performs in the Philippines

Georgia Limcaoco

March 20th, 2015

Manila goes wild for the British musician.

House Speaker John Boehner administers a ceremonial oath of office to Representative Mia Love of Utah in January in Washington, D.C., as Love’s family looks on.

Mia Love Goes to Washington

Anika Bruce

March 20th, 2015

A new Representative in Congress encourages kids to make their voices heard.

Nick Cannon Reads From His New Book—Video

Madison Medina

March 16th, 2015

The star reads the title poem, “Neon Aliens Ate My Homework," from his new collection of poetry.

A Conversation With Author Walter Isaacson—Video

William Russell

March 11th, 2015

Isaacson talks about Steve Jobs and other innovators, as well as his own career as a writer.

The Apple Watch, an iPhone-compatible smartwatch, will go on sale next month.

How to Become an Innovator

William Russell

March 11th, 2015

Our Kid Reporter talks with author Walter Isaacson about Steve Jobs and other innovators at 92Y's 7 Days of Genius Festival in New York City.

It’s Science Fair Season

Hailey Alvis

March 10th, 2015

Middle school students in Iowa gather to show off their scientific expertise.

A researcher at NASA’s simulated Mars habitat on the Big Island of Hawaii. Adapting to relative isolation is one of the challenges of the mission.

A Planet Close to Home?

Julian Ibarra

March 6th, 2015

What is it like to live on Mars? Scientists in Hawaii are trying to find out.

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