How Did they Build That?


ASK Magazine September 2022. Do you ever look up and wonder, how did they ever build that? And who did? And why?

Buildings come in all shapes and sizes, but have you ever wondered how they came to be? This edition of ASK Magazine looks at the nuts and bolts of how some of the most unusual structures in the world came to be. 


Discover how the ancient Egyptians built stories-high pyramids out of giant blocks without the help of modern tools such as bulldozers or cranes. Learn why there’s a building in Italy that is purposely crooked. And see how we can create new spaces out of old materials that benefit everyone. Colorful illustrations, vibrant photographs keep these articles accessible and easy to follow. And every feature is sprinkled with fun facts and helpful hints that will keep your young learners wanting to find out more. 


Enjoy features including: 

·         Puzzle of the Pyramids by Elsa Marston

·         That’s a Problem! by Meg Moss

·         Building Green by Cynthia Graber

·         Learning from the master’s by Charlene Brusso

·         House of Cards by Pamela Del

Regular features of ASK Magazine include Nosy News, Nestor’s Dock, Bot’s Mighty Math, Ask Ask, Contest and Letters, and Marvin and Friends.