Balloonatic

The science of the humble balloon. Come on a journey and go completely balloonatic.

Have you thought about?

  • What is lighter-than-air flight?
  • What happens to air when it gets hotter or colder?
  • Can we use a balloon to get into space?
  • How did the Hindenburg balloon fire happen?

WHEN AND WHERE

All Ages

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The show involves the science and history of hot air ballooning, helium and hydrogen, plus the use of balloons in space and into the future.

For Educators

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Thursday 24 October, 2019

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

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All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

All Ages
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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.

Friday 25 October, 2019

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.

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

Saturday 26 October 2019 Sunday 27 October 2019

All ages
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Hillvue

Saturday 26 October, 2019

10+
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

From wheels to wifi we have embraced technology, how far could technology go? How far should technology go? What do you think?

Recommended for ages 8 and up

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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