The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) hosted several events during National Science Week (NSW) to promote science in high schools within the Graaff Reinet district from 30 July to 4 August 2018. The theme of the National Science Week was Deepening our Democracy through Science.
ASSAf invited all stakeholders and interested parties to participate in these events. The proposed programme for Graaff Reinet high schools was directed at grade 10 to 12 learners as well as stakeholders and the public that would benefit from attending. The events were held at Hoër Volkskool, Union High School, Spandau Secondary School, Asherville Secondary School and Nqweba Secondary School.
National Science Week (NSW), an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) is a countrywide celebration of science involving various stakeholders and/or role players conducting science-based activities during the week.