Awesome Earth

All the facts you need to understand the mechanics of natural disasters. We look at volcanoes, earthquakes, cyclones and tsunami.

Have you thought about?

  • How does an earthquake occur?
  • What happens when a volcano erupts?
  • What is the difference between a tsunami and a tidal wave?
  • How can we predict natural disasters?
  • How does an earthquake occur?
  • What happens when a volcano erupts?
  • What is the difference between a tsunami and a tidal wave?
  • How can we predict natural disasters?

WHEN AND WHERE

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer
Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

King Edward Terrace
Parkes, Canberra
Australian Capital Territory

All Ages

Learn About

Earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunami, cyclones and floods. Geology, seismology and plate tectonics are also delved into.

For Educators

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Tuesday 1 May, 2018 to Thursday 31 May, 2018

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Friday 25 May, 2018 to Thursday 31 May, 2018

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Monday 28 May, 2018

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Tinker Space: Gallery 5

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

Tuesday 29 May, 2018

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Tinker Space: Gallery 5

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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Inside the Body will help children understand what is beneath our skin. They will learn all about the brain, heart, lungs and stomach. They will also get to play with Questacon's life-sized skeleton replica!

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

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

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Wednesday 30 May, 2018

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Inside the Body will help children understand what is beneath our skin. They will learn all about the brain, heart, lungs and stomach. They will also get to play with Questacon's life-sized skeleton replica!

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

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