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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., 2016-06-24
E.g., 2016-06-24

  • Tuesday 24 May, 2016

A boy playing with a toy dinosaur

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

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

Dinosaurs looks at some of the most famous dinosaurs, the differences between herbivores and carnivores, and what it means to be extinct. The children will get to look at some dino fossils, and even dig for some 'fossils' of their own!

Please note that this session uses home made play-dough, and

3-6
A man wearing overalls and a old leather flying cap with balloons around his head.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

The science of the humble balloon. Come on a journey and go completely balloonatic.

All Ages
A man with a beard standing in front of electrical sparks.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Zaps, sparks and hair-raising activities. The work of electrical energy!

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+

  • Wednesday 25 May, 2016

A boy playing with a toy dinosaur

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

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

Dinosaurs looks at some of the most famous dinosaurs, the differences between herbivores and carnivores, and what it means to be extinct. The children will get to look at some dino fossils, and even dig for some 'fossils' of their own!

Please note that this session uses home made play-dough, and

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
A man point into the air, with a large screen of dinosaurs behind him.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Answer the call of the wild and compete in the ultimate game of survival.

All Ages
A picture of a man's head.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Dr Blashtov will attempt to launch 10 rockets in 30 minutes. The Excited Particles take no responsibility for the accidental launch of children during this show.

All Ages

  • Thursday 26 May, 2016

A boy playing with a toy dinosaur

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

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

Dinosaurs looks at some of the most famous dinosaurs, the differences between herbivores and carnivores, and what it means to be extinct. The children will get to look at some dino fossils, and even dig for some 'fossils' of their own!

Please note that this session uses home made play-dough, and

3-6
a drawing of a large fish.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

The explosive science of the liquid of life—water and the Murray-Darling Basin.

8+

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