How much do you know about the executive branch of the U.S. government?

As President Joe Biden passes the 100-day mark as president, test your knowledge of the executive branch, or the branch of government headed by the president.
  • 15 hours ago

Trees and flowers sprout leaves at different times in the spring. Why is that?

An expert explains why springtime is a bit like Aesop’s fable of the tortoise and the hare.
  • 18 hours ago

It’s cicada time! Brood X is back after 17 years underground.

Although they arrive in huge numbers, cicadas will not hurt you.
  • 3 days ago

Baseball has become a pitchers’ game, and MLB needs to fix that

With strikeouts on the rise, MLB should consider moving the mound back.

Rare California condor egg hatches in Northern California’s wild

Another condor is born as the endangered species makes a comeback in the wild.
  • 5 days ago

French leader Napoleon Bonaparte has a complicated legacy

Napoleon, who died 200 years ago, was a power-hungry dictator who championed education and freedom of religion.
  • 5 days ago

FDA is expected to okay Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for as young as 12

Pfizer’s shot to protect against covid-19 has been given to millions age 16 and older.
  • 6 days ago

Frogs and toads: What’s the difference?

Toads and frogs, part of the same order, have distinct characteristics.
  • 6 days ago

Are you a Jedi quiz master? May the Fourth be with you on this quiz.

On May 4, fans celebrate Star Wars Day! Think you’re the brightest lightsaber in the galaxy? Test your knowledge of the Star Wars universe below.
  • May 3

Cicada creativity: Help fill our Brood X art gallery

The cool-looking insects will soon be out in force, although they may not pose for a painting.
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Drawing up a storm

KidsPost weather art gallery

A showcase of daily weather illustrations created by KidsPost readers.
  • Jan 10, 2020
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It’s cicada time! Brood X is back after 17 years underground.

Although they arrive in huge numbers, cicadas will not hurt you.
  • 3 days ago

Celebrating the life of Michael Collins, Apollo 11 astronaut

Collins, who passed away April 28, was the command module pilot on the first human spaceflight to the moon.
  • Apr 29

Artist Yayoi Kusama adds colorful shapes and patterns to the New York Botanical Garden

Her signature polka dots are featured in the mostly outdoor exhibit.
  • Apr 15

It's lit! Olympic torch-lighting ceremonies through the years.

With a little over 100 days until the start of the Tokyo Olympics, check out photos from over the years of this special tradition.
  • Apr 9

HiRISE highlights the beauty of Mars

A powerful camera called High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) has been taking photos of Mars since 2006.
  • Mar 29

One year later: These photos of the pandemic inspired hope during a difficult time

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus had spread worldwide.
  • Mar 11

With no crowds, the Louvre gets rare chance to refurbish

Usually hosting 10 million visitors a year, the museum is jumping on this opportunity.
  • Feb 26