Powered by Ask.com, Ask Kids is a free search engine targeted at young people ages 6 to 12. With a focus on science, math, geography, language arts and history, each website in the Ask Kids database is child-appropriate or educational, according to the editorial team at Ask.com.
Ask Kids uses the same core search index as Ask.com and features a strict algorithmic filter to remove adult content. Designed to improve a child’s comprehension and maximize information absorption, the site automatically arranges search results to place the most visually appealing results side-by-side with related information and events.
Ask Kids uses a simple search box that allows kids to browse using basic keywords or phrases and retrieve information instantly. The most popular tools are Conversions, Dictionary Searches, Famous People and Weather. Choosing Smart Answers bumps the most likely or simplest answer to the top of the page. Users can also set Ask Kids as an interactive browser homepage.