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A companion to Northwest Science & Technology for the young and young-at-heart.

Read current SciScape online

See an earlier sample of SciScape

Read back issues of SciScape:
Winter 2006 Photonics
Autumn 2005 Nearshore


Our goals are to attract young readers of science news and to cultivate a life-long interest in reading about advances in science and technology.


  • Feature articles--around a central theme;
  • Fun Facts--interesting tidbits presented in a lively way around the selected theme;
  • Meet the Scientist--profiles of key scientists or engineers to give insight into careers in science and technology;
  • Try It At Home--activities relating to the theme that can be done with common household supplies;
  • Puzzlers--enjoyable games or other brain teasers that challenge young readers to apply what they've learned and refine their problem-solving skills.

Past Issues of SciScape

Issue Theme Sponsor
Winter 2006PhotonicsNSF Center on Materials and Devices for Information Technology Research
Autumn 2005The NearshoreWashington Sea Grant
Winter 2003Space Biomedicine National Space Biomedical Research Institute
Autumn 2002Car of the Future The Ford Motor Company
Spring 2002Space Exploration National Space Biomedical Research Institute
Winter 2002Marine BiotechnologyWashington Sea Grant

For more information or reprint requests, contact the Editor:
Deborah L. Illman, Editor
University of Washington
Box 353740
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 616-4826

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