Secrets of the Great Pyramid

Secrets of the Great Pyramid

By CRISTEN BALDWIN AND TORY COOPER-JONES, Age 9, and IndyKids Staff   In November of 2017, scientists have discovered a hidden chamber in the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. The pyramid is a royal tomb from 4,500 years ago. Some experts think the chamber is just...

New Hominid Skeletons Found

PHOTO: Flickr/kevinzim Two skeletons of a new hominid species were discovered near a cave in South Africa by a nine-year-old boy and his father, a paleontologist (someone who studies the history of life on Earth). Hominids are the family of animals that includes...

What Killed King Tut?

Photo: Flickr, ironmanixs Although the cause of Egypt’s King Tutankhamun’s death is unclear, recent findings show that he had malaria when he died at 19. Malaria is a disease transmitted by mosquitoes that can cause death. Scientists in Egypt recently extracted...

Stone Age Kids

Art by Gary Martin By Mallory Jensen In southern France, Spain and Australia there are many caves whose walls were painted by people thousands of years ago. There are also designs on the ceilings of the caves — zigzags, curves, swirls and long tracks of lines known as...