CSIRO brings out new science mag for kids

By Grant Jacobs 21/06/2015

Parents (grandparents, uncles, aunts, …) may like to note that CSIRO[1] has brought out a new science magazine for kids, Double Helix.

DoubeHelix-cover1-300pxThere’s a Facebook page and a web page with details on subscription costs and an order page (until 31 August 2015 introductory prices of $49 (single subscription, 8 editions) or $370 (10-copy bulk subscription) are available).

The magazine is targeted at kids and early teens.

I covered their earlier magazines, Scientriffic and Helixon Code for Life in 2012.

I don’t know if intend to bring back the Double Helix Club that some have reminisced about on their Facebook page.


1. Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.

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