Where Have the Bees Gone?

By ANA PHELAN, age 10 Many beekeepers think the use of new types of pesticides called neonicotinoids is the main reason why entire bee colonies are dying. PHOTO: Brigitte Wohack Most plants depend on pollination to reproduce. Pollination is the transfer of pollen from...

From the Bronx, Hip-Hop Activists Rebel Diaz Rap for Change

By MALIK NICKENS, IndyKids Intern Hip-hop group Rebel Diaz is using their influence to bring the local community together and create powerful, positive change. PHOTO: Hossam el-Hamalawy Hip-hop has always been the voice of the oppressed. Emerging from the South Bronx,...

Bulgarians are Looking for Change

By SOPHIA ROTHMAN, age 10 Protestors of all ages gathered in Sofia, Bulgaria to voice their frustration about corruption, political instability, the high cost of living, low wages and their unsure futures. PHOTO: Matteo Finco The resignation of Boiko Borisov, the...

Meet Vera from Bulgaria

By SOPHIA ROTHMAN, age 10 Vera Stefanova Nacheva. PHOTO: Iglica Logofetova Name: Vera Stefanova Nacheva. Vera’s name means ‘belief’. In Greek mythology, Vera was one of the daughters of Sophia, the Goddess of Wisdom. Age: 13 Lives in: Sofia, Bulgaria Languages Spoken:...

Bottle Lights: A Simple Solution to Light Up a Room

By RYEN OLIVIA BABBS, age 8 Bottle lights are made by filling a recycled bottle with water and adding two spoonfuls of bleach to prevent algae from growing. PHOTO: joimson Alfredo Moser lights up the darkness in the world. Moser invented a source of light that helps...