The Helix "What's the solution" writing competition


 The Helix ‘What’s the solution?’ writing competition

2011 is the International Year of Chemistry. To celebrate, The Helix magazine is searching for the Australia’s top young science writers.

If you're aged between 11 and 15, passionate about science and wicked with the written word, The Helix want your opinion. To enter the competition, you will need to write an article of no more than 500 words on the topic 'solution'. It could be the solution to a problem, a chemical solution, or a question that is in need of solving … it's completely up to you. This competition is supported by CSIRO and I'm a Scientist, Get Me Out Of Here!

First prize: $200 - The article that wins first place will be published in an issue of The Helix magazine.
Second prize: $100
Third prize: $50

All three prize winners will also receive a year’s subscription to The Helix magazine.

For more information and competition guidelines visit