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Cardboard containers and cut-up tubes are stuck to a wall at various angles. A young boy is reaching to the highest container as a coloured ball rolls down from one container to the next.

Get your child to arrange the pieces to form a track the ball can roll down.

2-5 Experiments and activities
A full scale petrol combustable engine with cut away areas, showing the cylinders and pistons, all encased in a perspex box.

Pistons and crankshafts within car engines interact to create movement in a car.

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A red and yellow exhibit table, with an orange and white information panel on top. On the table top sits a purple long wedge contained in clear perspex and has a yellow ball at the high end contained by a steel gate.

When something spins or rolls, the location of its mass from the central turning point affects how quickly the object spins.

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A large red and blue cube frame that has blue and orange banners running from top to bottom with different information on each. There are orange and yellow objects hanging from the frame.

Mirrors create multiple reflections to create the illusion of a never-ending image.

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Logo: Questacon Science Play

Young children are still learning how to use their senses. With this activity they can explore their sense of smell and use their memory to relate that smell to a visual image.

2-5 Experiments and activities