California Wildfires Exacerbated by Climate Change

California Wildfires Exacerbated by Climate Change

By Amira Pinkston, age 12     This summer, California saw some of its worst wildfires in history, and scientists believe climate change is the cause. “California has had multi-years of drought, this is the kind of toxic combination that can create very...
The Last Straw

The Last Straw

By Lucia Mejia Cardenas, age 10     On average, people in the United States dispose of 500 million plastic straws each day. Plastic straws and plastic utensils can’t be recycled. The biggest obstacle to recycling plastic straws is their size: they slip...
Autumn Spice Granola

Autumn Spice Granola

By IndyKids Staff Fall is here. Get toasty with your own homemade autumn spice granola! Ingredients 4 c. rolled oats ½ tbsp. cinnamon ½ tbsp. nutmeg 1 tsp. allspice 1/8 c. flax seeds 1/8 c. sesame seeds, unhulled ¼ c. raw sunflower seeds ¼ c. raw pumpkin seeds ¼ c....
Getting Wild with the Bengal Tiger

Getting Wild with the Bengal Tiger

By Zachary Wright     Bengal tigers are an endangered species due to the effects of poaching and deforestation. They can be found in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal. Bengal tigers are apex predators, which means they’re at the top of the food chain, but humans...
The Path to Voting Rights for 1.4 Million in Florida

The Path to Voting Rights for 1.4 Million in Florida

By INDYKIDS STAFF   This midterm election, voters in Florida have the chance to give back voting rights to people convicted of nonviolent felonies and who have finished their time in prison. Ten percent of all adults in the state, up to 1.4 million people, cannot...