National Science Week

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There are several 'National Science Weeks' around the world but the idea may have started in the USA with the National Science and Technology Week.[1] In India Science Week culminates in National Science Day, which takes place each year on 28th February to commemorate C V Raman's[2] discovery of the Raman Effect. In Australia National Science Week,[3] which began in 1997, coincides with Sleek Geek[4] week.

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The United Kingdom's National Science and Engineering Week Week began in 1994 and is organized by the British Science Association. There is a related Big Questions Blog[5][6] and an online NSEW science and engineering quiz,[7] with topics including chemistry, space, animals and physics.

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