From Nakba to Now, a Palestinian Teen’s Journey of Resilience and Resistance

By Aida El-Hajjar, AGE 14 My name is Aida, which translates to “the return” in Arabic. I was given this name because, even though my parents are refugees, they were confident I would return to Palestine someday. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Nakba, and ...

Screen Time Is Increasing, and So Is Nearsightedness

By Valeria Hadrovic, AGE 10 Are you spending as much time outside as your parents did when they were kids? Do you and your friends spend more time on screens than playing outside? More and more people are becoming nearsighted—known as myopia—developing this vision problem at younger ...

The Mass Disappearance of Snow Crabs

By Noel Fernandez, AGE 9 Did you know that there is more than one type of crab species? There are over 4,500 species of crabs today. We are focusing on one specific type: the snow crab. Snow crabs live in icy cold waters in the Bering Sea ...

The Evolution of Bionic Hands: Exploring How This Advancement Will Help the Medical Industry

By Esteban Guerra, AGE 12 Modern technology has recently developed a new solution to the bionic prosthetic to help those who have been affected by limb loss. The first bionic hand was created in Sweden. Karin, the Swedish woman received the first bionic arm, she had lost ...

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