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

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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Monday 4 February, 2019 to Thursday 28 February, 2019

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Parkes

Visit Questacon between 4–28 February and make the most of our 50% discount on admission prices! Open from 9am – 5pm each day, there will be plenty of fun-filled activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Monday 18 February, 2019

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

Tuesday 19 February, 2019

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

Wednesday 20 February, 2019

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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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