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Aimed a young children, Ask investigates the world of past and present inventors, artists, thinkers, and scientists in ways accessible to kids in grades two through four. Ask includes cartoons, games, and puzzles.

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Know Your Noodles
January 1, 2018 ... Italian noodles are all made from wheat dough, but they come in lots of different shapes. We still call these shapes by their Italian nicknames. Penne Feather pens Orzo barley (they look like barley grains) Spaghetti little...

Noodles! A Twisty History: SLURP! Another Delicious Noodles Snakes Its Way into a Hungry Mouth
January 1, 2018 ... Children in Italy playfully suck in stringy spaghetti. In China, chopsticks grab fat noodles in sauce. The Japanese noisily slurp their soba. People all around the world have enjoyed noodles for thousands of years. But did you ever stop ...

Use Your Noodle
January 1, 2018 ... For this month's contest, let the noodle muse inspire you to make a beautiful portrait of yourself or a pal entirely out of pasta (dry or cooked!). Send us a photo of your pasta portrait, and we'll post a party of the most pastabulous in an...

How the Whale Lost Its Teeth
January 1, 2018 ... The largest creatures in the world eat some of the tiniest food. Some whales, including the enormous blue whales, feed on boatloads of itsy-bitsy ocean animals. And these whales don't have teeth! Instead, their mouths are filled with long...

The Noodles I Love Best
January 1, 2018 ... Every country has its own favorite sauces and recipes for noodles. What's yours? Lizzie, America The yummiest dinner in the world is mac and cheese! I love how that creamy, yellow sauce gets inside all those little pasta tubes. My brother...