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?
  • 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

Learn About

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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Monday 4 February, 2019 to Thursday 28 February, 2019

All ages
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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

All Ages
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

Tuesday 19 February, 2019

All Ages
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

Wednesday 20 February, 2019

All Ages
Time:
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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