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Moiré patterns are created when lined patterns overlap to create interference patterns.

12+ Exhibits Exhibit

A hand-y way to blow your own horn

5+ Experiments and activities
A white and blue information panel and two clear plastic bottles joined together at the opens. There is water flowing from the top bottle down to the lower one.

Water drains more efficiently through vortices.

8+ Exhibits Exhibit
A young girl sitting in an adult's lap while holding a plastic container and a lid. Several plastic containers and lids are on the floor in front of them.

Challenge your child to match a range of containers with their lids.

2-5 Experiments and activities
Logo: Shell Questacon Science Circus

This story comes from our visit to Port Augusta, South Australia, where we had the chance to reach students over hundreds of kilometres through Port Augusta School of the Air.

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