Science World
CategoriesClassroom magazine
Year founded1957
CountryUnited States
Based inNew York City

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

Science World was established in 1957[2] by 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): 73–99. doi:10.1111/j.1748-5959.2006.tb00170.x. JSTOR 20462031.
  3. ^ "Editor, Science World (FT, NYC)". Swiny. 24 June 2008. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  4. ^ Publications

External links

  • Official Website
  • Science World Online