Chromatography! A Colorful Science Experiment

Did you know that many of the colors in markers are actually mixtures of other colors? You can separate these mixtures by using a process called chromatography. All you need is a coffee filter and a colored marker (black and brown work best). 1. Take your coffee...

On-Screen Smoking Loses Its Fire

By Abby Gross Parents set rules on what their kids can watch on TV, but did you ever wonder who decides if a movie will be rated ‘G,’ ‘PG,’ ‘PG-13,’ or ‘R’? The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) uses bad...

Letters to the Editor

These letters were submitted by sixth- and seventh-graders at John Jay Secondary School for Law in Brooklyn, NY, in response to the IndyKids cover story “Immigrant Families With Kids Detained.” I recently read the article about how ICE [U.S. Immigrations and Customs...

Girls Will Be Boys Will Be Girls Will Be…

Review by Dave End GIRLS WILL BE BOYS WILL BE GIRLS WILL BE … Written by Jacinta Bunnell and Irit Reinheimer Have you ever felt excluded because you were a girl? Have you ever felt like people treated you unfairly because you were a boy? This coloring book is...