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Science and Vie Junior

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Science & Vie Junior is a French science magazine targeting children.The magazine is published by Mondadori France, a subsidiary of the Italian media company Mondadori.



Science & Vie Junior was started in 1989. The magazine is published on a monthly basis. The magazine is a spin-off of Science & Vie made for teenagers. In 2010, it won the Grand prix des M├ędias. In 2012 the circulation of the monthly was 166,451 copies.

Sections of Science & Vie Junior

The magazine has 3 main parts.

  • L'actu
  • 100% Science
  • MySVJ
  • L'actu

    L'actu is the first section of the magazine. The main part of this section is news.


    Cucaracha is a comic in the L'actu section of the magazine. It is the first part of the section. It is about lives of cockroaches in human society. It was made by Marino Degano, and Laurent Salles.

    Cucaracha cockroach is endowed with reason. With his small telescope, she is passionate about the sky and stars. But sometimes strange shadows infest his field of vision; These are Zoms who are struggling with frenzy. So rather than wait for the view emerges the heroine begins to watch them with a look relevant and sometimes critical.

    The moral of this story... cockroaches need only be patient. One day the other, and will destroy the Zoms that day, they become "masters of the world".

    Cucaracha is published monthly since November 2001 on the first page in Science et Vie Junior. The website presents a small selection of these stories.

    Tout en images

    Tout en images (All in images) is a part of L'actu. It takes an event that happened, gets lots of pictures. Then there are captions of one medium sized paragraph. Tout en images takes 7 pages most of the time.


    Another section explains news of different sciences. It also has 1 citation from a person, and a piece of statistics. That is called "Le nombre" (The number). There is also a place called textos with no images. Just text. Also. there is a fake interview that has as example anti-hydrogen.

    100% Sciences

    100% Sciences is another section of the magazine. It has what is similar to the "Tout en images" but with less images. After, there are many long articles with 1 comic, experiments, technology tips, and math magic.


    This section that means "My Science & Vie Junior". In this section, there is:

  • Articles
  • Reviews
  • An invention
  • Questions
  • comics
  • References

    Science & Vie Junior Wikipedia