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

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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Tuesday 25 February, 2020

All ages
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Energy, what is it and where does it come from? Do you care? Get energised by an exploration of Australia’s use of energy in a dynamic and explosive show guaranteed to fire up your interest.

Wednesday 26 February, 2020

All Ages
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

Thursday 27 February, 2020

All Ages
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Location:

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.