Science World (magazine)

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Science World
Categories Classroom magazine
Frequency Monthly
Year founded 1957
Company Scholastic
Country United States
Based in New York City
Language English
ISSN 0036-8601

Science World is an educational magazine published by Scholastic Corporation targeting primarily children between grades 6 and 12 and covering many aspects of science, including "physical science, life science/health, earth and space science, environmental science, and technology."[1]

History and profile[edit]

Science World was established in 1957.[2] The founding company was Street & Smith Publications, Inc.[2] In 1959 Scholastic Magazines, Inc. acquired the title.[2] The magazine is based in New York City.[3]

According to the Massachusetts Biotechnology Industry directory, Science World, "brings to life the latest breaking news and discoveries in every field of science, while helping students build critical-thinking and problem-solving skills." They are used in many schools, though a subscription is needed to obtain them.[4]


  1. ^ Scholastic Products
  2. ^ a b c Sevan G. Terzian (Spring 2006). ""Science World," High School Girls, and the Prospect of Scientific Careers, 1957-1963". History of Education Quarterly. 46 (1). JSTOR 20462031. 
  3. ^ "Editor, Science World (FT, NYC)". Swiny. 24 June 2008. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  4. ^ Publications

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