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

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

For Educators

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Wednesday 24 October, 2018

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Flowers and Spring looks at the parts of a flower and what they need to grow.

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

A fun and explosive show based upon the science of the amazing substance known as Liquid Nitrogen, one of the coldest substances known.

Thursday 25 October, 2018

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Flowers and Spring looks at the parts of a flower and what they need to grow.

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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

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.

Friday 26 October, 2018

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Flowers and Spring looks at the parts of a flower and what they need to grow.

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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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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

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