AQUILA Magazine is full of challenging and exuberant articles and puzzles - all designed to appeal to lively young minds. As well as providing a generous helping of intelligent reading every month, it will inspire a love of learning and encourage a thoughtful, balanced take on life. Beautifully illustrated with photographs and diagrams, you will find science, history and general knowledge in every issue.
The magazine is delivered by post every month, and is perfect for children who want to know more about the world and how things work.
A subscription makes a fantastic birthday gift – and we can arrange a tailor-made delivery for you.
● Intelligent reading for 8 – 12 year-olds
● Cool science and intriguing puzzles
● Exciting new topic every issue
November: Life on Mars
It’s official. You are a member of Generation Mars. That means you might be among the first humans to live on the surface of the red planet. Amazing news, but you might want to take a coat; it has the largest dust storms in the solar system, not to mention the largest volcano. Evidence from volcanic lava flows is so recent that scientists think it may still be active. Ok, so a coat and perhaps an umbrella. Better make it a strong one.
Join us on a marvellous mission to the red planet, with our Life on Mars issue. Its jam packed with all the usual makes, quizzes and competitions. Plus Harvey introduces us to the bizarre lives of extremophiles, Philip and Phoebe, our philosophical twins, discuss the question of a social contract for Mars, and Aquila peers into the past at how a humble radio play caused panic on the streets of North America.
December: Is the Internet making us stupid?
How do the world’s smartest people prepare for a test?
What exactly is an elephant’s graveyard?
And why does the smell of coffee and walnut cake remind me of my Grandma Sheila, especially when it’s accompanied by the theme tune to The Antiques Roadshow?
December’s issue of AQUILA is all about memory, and we’ve got more than enough to keep your noggins noodling over the festive season. Harvey examines the biological basis for memory and discovers how certain smells can trigger feelings of nostalgia. E.B. finds out if elephants really do ‘never forget’, or if they’re really just as scatterbrained and disorganized as the rest of us, and we have a go at working smart with mnemonic strategies.
AQUILA is a monthly educational magazine that will keep children entertained with intelligent, advert-free reading. Every issue contains factual articles, puzzles and fun activities that will enrich their general knowledge.
Absolutely – we steer clear of stereotyping as it is our intention to introduce all children to new and different ideas. Educational specialists recommend AQUILA because it widens children’s interest and understanding, rather than encouraging them to concentrate exclusively on their favourite/best subjects.
We can personalize your gift order to dispatch and arrive in time for a special occasion. For birthdays please enter the child’s birthday and a gift message when you make your order. We will note the birthday and dispatch the first magazine marked to open on the birthdate.
Our October issue is all about invisibility. EB has a look at camouflage in the natural world. Harvey explores the subject of static electricity, and shows you how to use the power of science to ACTUALLY TURN SOMETHING INVISIBLE! (Yes, we’re very excited about that too.)
November - Life on Mars
December - Memory
January - King Arthur
February - Incredible Journeys
March - Mighty Maths
April - Living Underground
May - Risk Taker
June - Eruption!