More than twenty-five years ago, a toxic gas leak at a factory in India killed 10,000 people. The chemical company gave up the job of cleaning up. IndyKids talked to two brothers in New York City, Akash Mehta, age 12, and Gautama Mehta, age 15, who are doing something about it.
Month: November 2010
A new documentary movie, “Waiting for Superman,” released this fall, supports charter schools. The film has sparked more debate about charter schools and how to improve education in the United States.
It has been two years since President Barack Obama was elected. Let’s take a look at the promises he made on four key issues and what he has accomplished so far.
Readers respond to the floods in Pakistan, the Gulf oil spill, clean water and more!
A pediatric nurse, Leah Brown helps to care for children with severe disabilities.
“King Corn” leaves out a part of corn’s history, but does a good job with the rest of the movie.
Scientists may have found a new planet that could support life.
Four new species of octopus with special venom are discovered in Antarctica
More than 20 percent of the world’s wild plant species may face extinction in the coming years.
3.5 million people have taken part in massive strikes to protest government plans to increase the early retirement age from 60 to 62, and full retirement from 65 to 67.