Female NASA Astronaut Makes History 

Female NASA Astronaut Makes History 

Christina Koch in space, 2019. Photo by NASA/Beth Wessinger Aisha Tabala Age 11 & Indykids staff On February 6, 2020, NASA astronaut Christina Koch returned to earth having achieved the remarkable record of holding the longest single spaceflight by a woman. Koch,...
Who Am I?

Who Am I?

Photo by Wikimedia Commons By Mikhail Razzak, age 11 I was born on June 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia, AL, and died June 1, 1968, in Easton, CT. I learned how to read and write when my teacher, Anne Sullivan, poured water with a pump on my hand and spelled the word “water”...
The Future of Australia’s Iconic Koala Is in Danger 

The Future of Australia’s Iconic Koala Is in Danger 

A koala chews on eucalyptus leaves. Photo by David Clode By John Davidson, age 11 and Siena Kokolios, age 6  Koalas are marsupials that live in eucalyptus trees—known locally as gum trees—in eastern and southern Australia. Marsupials carry their babies in a pouch....
Iran Protests and the Evolving Antiwar Movement

Iran Protests and the Evolving Antiwar Movement

Iran peace protests, Boston, 2020. Photo by Kai Medina By Rosell Rivas, age 10 & IndyKids staff Iran’s Major General Qassem Soleimani was assassinated on January 3, 2020, under the authorization of President Trump. In response, the New York Times reported that...
Against the Iraq War: The Largest Global Protest Ever

Against the Iraq War: The Largest Global Protest Ever

Protesters against the war in Iraq march towards U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C, 2007. Photo by, Ragesoss By Michael Hirschfield, age 12 and IndyKids staff On February 15, 2003, 12 to 14 million people gathered in 800 cities around the world to protest against the...