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Squiddy Shenanigans

Two squid swimming underwater

What has eight arms, two tentacles, some camouflaging chromatophores, a beak, and an ink sac? A squid!

Celebrate cephalopods by visiting Questacon's Q Lab and getting up close with squid dissections.

Be warned: it may smell fishy.

WHEN AND WHERE

  • Thursday 8 October, 2015 (All day) to Saturday 10 October, 2015 (All day)

Q Lab
Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

King Edward Terrace
Parkes, Canberra
Australian Capital Territory

7+

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E.g., 2016-08-29
E.g., 2016-08-29

  • Monday 29 August, 2016

A man wearing a collared shirt is pointing and sanding in front of a screen that has a blueprint of a bug on it.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

No matter how inhospitable the environment, there is something that lives and thrives there.

All Ages
A man and a woman both dressed in roadie gear and each holding a rolled up extension lead, and the man an additional microphone.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Join the Questacon Roadie for a musical experience like never before.  Rock on science!

All Ages

  • Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Join us for a Mini Show for Mini Scientists. This week we will explore the science of flight. This show is specifically for early childhood aged visitors.

3-6
A man pulling on a wooden pole that has a series of ropes and pulleys attached.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Levers, pulleys, jets and wheels. Find out how you can —  Move It!

All Ages
An astronaut in space.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Our universe is incredible—but just how do we explore it?

All Ages

  • Wednesday 31 August, 2016

A man and a woman both dressed in roadie gear and each holding a rolled up extension lead, and the man an additional microphone.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Join the Questacon Roadie for a musical experience like never before.  Rock on science!

All Ages
A man painting colour patterns on a flat surface.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Do you see what I see?

8+
A man smiling and holding two over sized model hex nuts through his left arm.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Find out how we perceive the world around us. Is your brain playing tricks on you?

All Ages