The Helix issue 155 cover image of squirrels in snow, what is heat?

Learn about heat and temperature in the latest issue of The Helix

The Helix: a science magazine for teens

The Helix magazine for teens (ages 10+) is one of two magazines produced by CSIRO’s Double Helix Science Club.

  • 1 October 2011 | Updated 2 April 2014
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The Helix is published every two months and is packed with science news, feature articles, hands-on experiments, comics, competitions and brain-bending puzzles.

Want to know more about whether The Helix is right for you? Take a look at a sample article from the magazine.

Sample article from The Helix magazine

The Helix is a science magazine for teens by CSIRO's Double Helix. Take a look at a sample article about family health, genes and inheritance.


The Helix is extremely popular with primary and high school students (ten years old and above), and is an excellent way to introduce kids to science. Younger readers may wish to read Scientriffic: a science magazine for kids.