KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Ancient Treasures of Peru

Konrad Paul Schwarz

May 21st, 2019

Our Kid Reporter learns about pre-Columbian artifacts at the Museo Larco in Lima. 

A Quick Way to Pay

Zoe Jen Chao

May 20th, 2019

Is an app that allows people to make purchases without cash too much of a good thing? Our Kid Reporter in China finds out.

Protecting the Rhino

Nikita A. Mohile

May 7th, 2019

A documentary tells the story of young Kenyans who protect and care for Sudan, the last male northern white rhino in the world.

Don’t Mess With the Dummies

Helen Hong

May 6th, 2019

A trio of acrobats in Melbourne, Australia, provides lots of laughter while encouraging girls to be “funny, strong, flexible, and fierce.”

A New Home for Old Books

John Woo

May 6th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter visits a “treasure chest” of a bookstore, which has something for everyone, in Seoul, South Korea.

A Paw-sitive Place

Nikita A. Mohile

May 1st, 2019

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals cares for dogs, cats, and other pets that have been abused or neglected.

Sharkwater Extinction

Nikita A. Mohile

April 17th, 2019

A new documentary exposes the threat posed to sharks by the illegal shark fin industry.

Combating Childhood Obesity in India

Rohan Saketh De...

April 15th, 2019

A pediatrician offers tips on getting and staying fit.

 

Raising One's Voice for Charity

Hana Meher Sadik

April 2nd, 2019

An annual concert in Portland, Oregon, raises money for eye care for tens of thousands of children in India.

 

Understanding American Indian Culture

Grace Denny

March 29th, 2019

At the National Museum of the American Indian, visitors can learn how Native people in the Western Hemisphere have shaped our culture.

The Magical World of Alebrijes

Emma Garcia

March 26th, 2019

A folk artist in Oaxaca, Mexico, talks About the passion behind alebrijes, sculptural creations that are prized around the world.

Leading With Kindness

Teresa Fang

March 20th, 2019

Julia Huesa, vice president of Harvard University’s Undergraduate Council, offers tips on leadership.

An Eye on AI

Nikita A. Mohile

March 15th, 2019

When it comes to the possibilities of artificial intelligence, says a Toronto researcher, “you’re only limited by your imagination.”

Rick Riordan Presents: The Making of a Myth

Liset Zacker

March 14th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with Riordan and his fellow authors about their middle-grade novels, which draw upon myths from around the world.

Korea Celebrates the March First Movement

John Woo

March 12th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter in Seoul tours two exhibits that commemorate the 100th anniversary of Korea’s fight for independence.

Project Tiger

Rohan Saketh De...

March 11th, 2019

A conservationist in India talks about a successful program to save this big cat, which is now an endangered species.

Taking Flight

Teresa Fang

March 8th, 2019

NASA astronaut Christina Koch is heading to the International Space Station on March 14. For her, it’s a dream come true.

 

The Kid Who Would Be King

Maya Mukherji

March 1st, 2019

The legend of King Arthur is brought to life in a new fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Cornish.

Celebrating Lunar New Year

Zhang En Ng

February 12th, 2019

Traditional foods are an inseparable part of every Lunar New Year. Our Kid Reporter in Malaysia reports on favorite meals of the season.

Night of the Radishes

Emma Garcia

February 1st, 2019

A traditional Christmastime festival in the Mexican city of Oaxaca celebrates art, friendship, and agricultural life.

From Trend to Trash

Zhang En Ng

January 30th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter in Malaysia reports on how the “fast fashion” trend is contributing to environmental pollution.

Cleaning Up the Atoyac River

Emma Garcia

January 15th, 2019

In Mexico, 70 percent of the rivers are polluted. Our Kid Reporter learns what is being done to uncontaminate one of the country's most toxic waterways.

Goryeo: The Glory of Korea

John Woo

January 10th, 2019

An exhibit at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul spotlights the remarkable art of the ancient kingdom of Goryeo.

An Education Without Walls

Zhang En Ng

January 9th, 2019

In Malaysia, more parents are turning to homeschooling as a way to let their children follow their passions.

Custodians of European Culture

Rade Meech-Tatic

January 8th, 2019

A family in the Czech Republic strives to preserve a remarkable heritage.

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