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The National Science & Technology Week (NSTW) program was once the main outreach campaign for the Special Projects Section to convey NSF's role in the informal education arena. The NSTW program served this purpose for 14 years, before the Section was charged with evaluating NSF's outreach efforts to more ably meet the challenges of the 21st century. Find Out Why was conceived and it is the appropriate vehicle that incorporates many aspects from NSTW and also replaces it, affording NSF the opportunity to extend its outreach efforts and impact that an on-going yearlong campaign can offer instead of the restrictions of a one-week celebration held annually.

We encourage you to visit the Find Out Why ( site to find out more about our exciting programs and activities.

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