Boom Crash Boing-The Collision Show

A woman in overalls, wearing a safely crash cap and holding a plush toy cow.

Discover the science behind crashes and collisions. Sir Isaac Newton wouldn't know what hit him!

Have you thought about?

  • What use is a seatbelt?
  • What are the different types of energy?

WHEN AND WHERE

Japan Theatre - Main Foyer
Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

King Edward Terrace
Parkes, Canberra
Australian Capital Territory

All Ages

Learn About

Featured in this show are Newton's three laws of motion and the physics behind the energy involved in everyday collisions.

For Educators

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