Garbage Galore!

By Indykids Staff Some cultures have no word for garbage. They don’t think of any object as useless. How is it that we in the U.S. can have so much garbage? And where does it all go? The History of Garbage People began producing large amounts of garbage in the early...

School Creates Urban Garden

By Abby Gross Until recenltly, PS 202 wasn’t much to look at. In back, the East New York, Brooklyn elementary school overlooks bustling Linden Boulevard. A prominent landfill stands only a few blocks away, and the school, on a street of factories, “smelled like the...

A Look At Some Alternatives To Using Oil

By Abby Gross You don’t usually see it, and you don’t usually touch it, but we use oil constantly, when we travel in cars or buses, when we heat our homes, even when we turn on the lights. In fact, every day, the United States uses 20 million barrels of oil. But...

Protecting Our Environment

By Abby Gross Scientists say that 2005 was the hottest year on record. But it wasn’t just heat that caused alarm; our earth was plagued by a great number of extreme natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina. Experts are sure that the earth’s climate and weather...

Owl Spotting in Central Park

By Moses Levich Did you know that there are owls living in Central Park? In fact, there are several types, including Long-eared Owls, Great Horned Owls, and Screech-Owls. I went on a nighttime Owl Walk in Central Park with Birding Bob. His real name is Robert...