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David Cannell at work on site at his most recent dinosaur dig.

Come learn how fossilised Australian dinosaur bones get discovered, dug up, prepped and named.

When:  

Where: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

Join us for a debate on the topic of ‘Life in 2050 – Food, Water, Energy & Work’. This debate will involve comments from a range of eminent speakers on the subject, followed by audience and panel interaction.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

When:  

Where: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

Image from Warden: Melody of the Undergrowth. A strange blue creature stands beside a boat.

Cardboard Keep is a small team making big games. Based in Canberra, they have just released their first major title Warden: Melody of the Undergrowth, a project started in 2013.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

When:  

Where: The Ian Potter Foundation Technology Learning Centre

FIND AN EVENT

E.g., 2016-06-25
E.g., 2016-06-25

  • Monday 20 June, 2016 to Thursday 30 June, 2016

Free entry for tertiary students in June!
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre is offering FREE entry for all tertiary students* for the month of June!

18+

  • Saturday 25 June, 2016 to Sunday 26 June, 2016

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

Rediscover Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre for FREE on the weekend of 25–26 of June! Free fall down a six metre slide, experience an earthquake, have a dance-off with a peacock spider, and star in a Spectacular Science Show all for FREE.

All Ages

  • Saturday 25 June, 2016

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
A man with his hands in the air in front of a large screen with various photos of dinosaurs.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

All you’ve ever wanted to know about dinosaurs. New theories, old myths debunked, exciting new fossils uncovered.

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

  • Sunday 26 June, 2016

A man dressed as a chef holding a mixing bowl in one hand, an egg beater in the other, and poking his tongue out.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Do yourself a flavour. Hang with your buds in this exploration of taste.

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+

  • Monday 27 June, 2016

A woman in overalls, wearing a safely crash cap and holding a plush toy cow.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Discover the science behind crashes and collisions. Sir Isaac Newton wouldn't know what hit him!

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