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Science Literacy Week


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Science Literacy Week showcases the diversity of Canadian science and the culture it's embedded in. Libraries, museums, science centres, schools and not-for-profits come together to highlight the books, movies, podcasts and events that convey the excitement and influence of science in our everyday lives. It’s about each and everyone’s unique relationship with science and how they live it.

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Science Literacy Week took place September 20 to 26, 2021, and the theme was 'climate'. Idea Exchange hosted online events on a variety of science-themed topics. Some of these can now be viewed on our YouTube channel.