National Science Week 2020

There were virtual tours, online events, DIY science and
more, all across Australia, from 15 - 23 August

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Thankyou for taking part

Find an event

Find an event

Virtual tours, webcasts, talks, DIY experiments, quizzes, citizen science and competitions. Discover online and real world activities you can experience from home.

Running an event

Running an event

National Science Week is a collection of events staged by individuals and organisations that together make up one of Australia’s largest festivals.

Visit a centre

Visit a centre

There are many science experiences all around Australia to enjoy after COVID-19. We’ve got a science bucket list of activities, including museums, observatories + more.

Science Week Grants

Science Week Grants

Did you know that there are grants available to run National Science Week events?

Celebrating science & technology

Celebrating science & technology

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology.

Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science centres.

Bring Science Week into your school

Bring Science Week into your school

Celebrate National Science Week in your school. The 2021 schools theme is Food: Different by design.

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