IndyTeens: Devastated Wuhan Hit by Heavy Floods

IndyTeens: Devastated Wuhan Hit by Heavy Floods

By Dayanara Hernandez, age 15 Originally published, July 2020 Heavy rains and flooding over late May and June in southern and central China have displaced over 2 million people, and at least 141 people are dead or missing. This is the worst flooding to hit the country...

Cloud Seeding in China

Tseday Williams, age 10, and Indykids Staff   Researchers in China are looking to solve water shortages by using rain machines. To create rainfall, the machines burn a chemical fuel to produce silver iodide particles. Once it reaches the atmosphere, the silver...

How Did Youth Experience China's Cultural Revolution?

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 13 Red Scarf Girl by Ji-Li Jiang is a memoir that takes place during the Cultural Revolution in China. It is 1966, and the changes in China are difficult for everyone. Ji-Li is a scholarly 12-year-old girl who lives with her parents,...

China's Jade Rabbit Lands on the Moon

By IRATI EGORHO DIEZ, age 11 PHOTO: Paul Penguinbush On December 14, 2013, China‚Äôs Jade Rabbit probe landed on the moon’s Sinus Iridium, a volcanic plate more commonly known as the Bay of Rainbows. The six-wheeled robotic vehicle will operate on the moon for...