by IndyKids Staff INGREDIENTS • 6 sheets of cinnamon graham crackers • 8 ounces cream cheese (1 regular block) • 1⁄2 cup sugar • 1 cup sour cream • 1 teaspoon vanilla • 8 ounces frozen whipped topping • 9-inch pre-made pie crust • 10 spice cookies or gingersnaps Put the graham crackers in a …
Month: November 2007
by IndyKids Staff I am an artificial satellite weighing about 183 pounds. I was launched into space by the Soviet Union, now called Russia, on October 4, 1957. I circled the earth every 96 minutes, making a “beep beep beep” sound over amateur radio. My launch during the “Cold War” shocked the United States and …
The following letters were submitted by sixth graders at the Secondary School for Law in Brooklyn, NY in response to the IndyKids cover story (Issue #11) on the case of the Jena Six students in Louisiana.
Beginning within our own communities we can create simple ways to improve our schools that will build toward new visions for education across the country.
When you move to a new place you experience change.
Two girls from India tell us about Diwali.
by IndyKids Staff The 2007 Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded to Mario R. Capecchi, Martin J. Evans and Oliver Smithies for the work they have done in stem cell research. There are many different types of cells in the body (liver or kidney, for example). A stem cell is a cell that has not …
Record amounts of the ice covering the Arctic Sea in the North Pole melted this summer due to higher temperatures.
Ostriches are related to dinosaurs.
A Portland, Maine school board has approved a measure that allows middle school students to receive birth control pills.