Do you have a snake or a type of lizard? Well, those are exotic animals. Animals that should live in the wild. About 18,000,000 Americans have exotic animals and I think that should stop. Many animals should be in their own habitat. Today, I will tell you 3 reasons why exotic animals should not be… Read more Should Exotic Animals Be Kept as Pets?
Did you know that there are over 500 Native American tribes in the United States of America. About 2,100 sports teams contain Native American names and logos. Since 2005 NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) told 18 teams to change their names or logo because it is offensive to native americans and they don’t like being… Read more Should Sports Teams Change Their Names and Logos?
There’s no question that Americans love both dogs and cats. About 48 percent of people own dogs and 38 percent own cats. That’s according to the American Pet Products Association. But one thing many people can’t agree on is which animal makes a better pet. Cat lovers say their pets are easier to care for… Read more Cats or Dogs?
Have you ever heard about those factory farms that adults are always talking about? Well, I’m gonna show you why we should ban them. First of all the factory farms produce more CO2 than volcanoes and that is causing global warming. Also, It is one of the worst forms of animal abuse right next to keeping… Read more Let’s end factory farms
Although the recent eruption of the Kilauea has taken no lives it has taken many homes and valuables. Also, the poisonous gases haven’t taken lives, it has come very close. Here are some facts about why the gas is poisonous and how scientists are able to predict explosions. The reason the gas spit out of volcanos is poisonous… Read more The “Kill”auea Erupts
Above: Illustration by Robert Matson; Below: Photos Courtesy of Families At some schools in California, kids who have perfect attendance this year will get a new bicycle and helmet! Other schools in the U.S. also reward kids who don’t miss any classes with prizes like movie tickets and even money! Why should they get rewarded?… Read more YAY! I got perfect attendance!
Last school year, some schools in the U.S., started a new recess program. Each day, teachers set up organized activity stations. Students can choose from games like soccer, volleyball, and four-square. This type of program, called a structured recess, is used by thousands of schools across the United States. Why can’t we just get… Read more FREE PLAY!
Above: Mike Kemp/Getty Images; Below: Photos Courtesy of Families Have you ever gone to a movie and been bothered by someone’s glowing phone screen when you want to focus on the movie screen? Most theaters ask people to turn off their phones before the film starts. But many theaters don’t enforce that rule. Why can’t… Read more Silence your Phone!
On January 24, ninth-grader Tim Jenkins walked into his school in Gulfport, Mississippi, with a new look. He had dyed his hair hot pink. Tim was suspended that day for breaking the school district’s dress code. The policy requires students’ hair to be “clean, neat, and a natural-looking color.” Tim wasn’t allowed to return to… Read more Dye Hair, Dye
Have you ever been super stressed out about taking a test? Well, I definitely have. and many others do too. In California, kids in grades 3-12 take a standardized test every spring. Some schools don’t even have tests anymore just because it costs so much money! It costs about $1,270 dollars per classroom to have one test per year!… Read more Dump the Test!
AmberBrooke. via Compfight Did you know that about 100,000 African elephants are killed in just 3 years by ivory-seeking poachers? If the poachers keep hunting and killing the elephants just for their ivory tusks, the number will go down and the African elephants will be endangered of becoming extinct. The reason the poachers are killing… Read more Endangered Elephants!
Have you ever been to Belmont Park? Well if you haven’t I’m about to tell you about the most dangerous ride there. It’s called the Giant Dipper. The Giant Dipper, also known as the Mission Beach Roller Coaster, is a historical wooden Roller Coaster located in Belmont Park, a small amusement park in mission beach,… Read more The Giant Dipper at Belmont Park!
So you’re at zoo and you’ve just finished looking at the fearsome polar bears, you proceed past the baboons, the porcupines, and lions, and you stop where the elephants always are with their pride in their trunks and ears flopping super cute in the air. But guess what? There not there. Imagine that. Here’s some… Read more Let’s Save Elephants
You are sitting in the splash zone waiting to get wet, he is over there not too far away. He finally comes over and… SPLASH! In an instant you’re soaked! Watching the Shamu show at SeaWorld is always really exciting! There are only 3 SeaWorlds in America, and San Diego is one of them. What… Read more The Last Show at SeaWorld
jankie via Compfight Can you imagine a kid that is only 6 years old and that is forced to do work like mining gold in a deep cave? Some kids are unlucky and are forced to do child labor. Child labor means that children have to be put to work in order to help support… Read more Child Labor
Not long ago, billionaire Elon Musk had a vision of the future. He dreamed of a supersonic transit system. Soon after, he released a 57-page document on a concept called Hyperloop. Hyperloop is a huge supersonic transit system that travels in between cities filled with traffic. The sponsor of Tesla motors and SpaceX dreamed of… Read more Supersonic Transit System
Tom Simpson via Compfight What feminine character has all the strength of Superman plus all the attraction of a good and beautiful woman? If you guessed Wonder Woman, you are right. Wonder Woman was one of the first superheroes to be a female. She was loyal, caring and a good hero of Earth.The Amazons taught… Read more Wonder Woman
How many Americans drink soda each year? 48% and that’s almost half of the people in the United States but some laws might take soda away from some people. I’m here to make sure this doesn’t happen. You’re probably thinking why I said that the law might take soda away from certain people. This is… Read more Should There Be An Extra Tax On Sodas?