National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. This year it will run from Saturday 10 to Sunday 18 August.
Science Week is designed for everyone – it’s definitely not restricted to schools and universities – with events and activities and talks and shows for every age group.
It provides an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of Australian scientists’ to the world of knowledge. It also aims to encourage an interest in science pursuits among the general public, and to encourage younger people to become fascinated by the world we live in.
You can search for exciting events happening near you on the National Science Week website here.