To recap 2019, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we covered last year. Today we’re looking at a few of the incredible things kids accomplished in 2019.
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The World Health Organization says that 80% of the world's teens don't get enough exercise to live healthy lives. The pattern of inactivity could have serious effects as these teens become adults.
On October 30, 3M announced the results of its 2019 Young Scientist Challenge. 14-year-old Kara Fan's spray-on bandage beat out several other creative solutions to some of the world's biggest problems.
In today's news roundup, fire fighters battle horrible bushfires in Australia, Berlin celebrates 30 years since the city's dividing wall began to come down, and a student is given permission to keep selling doughnuts.
Teachers and students in Chicago's public schools returned to classrooms on Friday as a strike by the teachers ended. The Chicago Teachers Union, which represents the teachers, settled with the city of Chicago on October 31.
A program in Myanmar called LessWalk has found a creative way to provide free bikes to students who travel a long way on foot every day to get to school.
In April, Lego announced a new project with its famous bricks: the company is making Braille bricks to help blind students learn to read, write, and do math.
Students taking part in the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday set a new kind of record. Instead of having one winner, for the first time ever, the contest had eight winners.
Students are skipping school to hold climate strikes in 119 countries around the world today. And they're asking adults to join them in another worldwide climate strike on September 20.
When Felix Finkbeiner was nine years old, he told his classmates, "Let's plant a million trees in every country of the world!" Now, 12 years later, his "Plant-for-the-Planet" project has planted over 1 billion trees.