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Colour and Light

A man painting colour patterns on a flat surface.

Do you see what I see?

Have you thought about?

  • What is colour?
  • How do our eyes see colour?
  • How does light travel through the air?
  • Are there more colours than humans can see?

WHEN AND WHERE

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

King Edward Terrace
Parkes, Canberra
Australian Capital Territory

8+

Learn About

How light travels as waves, the visible and invisible spectrum, how certain types of optical illusions work

For Educators

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  • Monday 25 September, 2017 to Saturday 30 September, 2017

Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Discover the past, present and future of European Science and Technology. 

All Ages

  • Tuesday 26 September, 2017

A man sitting in between a toy grasshopper and bumble bee.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

The Little Flower Seed wants to grow but needs some help from friends. What does a seed need to grow up? How do you grow? Can our little hero escape from the hungry grasshopper?

3-9
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Dinosaurs were first discovered and identified in Europe; discover some of the strangest, most fascinating European dinosaurs discovered since then.

3+
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Spring Holiday Science Tours

All Ages
A man pulling on a wooden pole that has a series of ropes and pulleys attached.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

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

All Ages
A woman with her hand tied back.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

The life of the Nobel prize-winning scientist Marie Curie.

8+
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

For centuries astronomers have been finding new ways to discover more about the universe.

All ages

  • Wednesday 27 September, 2017

A woman with her hand tied back.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

The life of the Nobel prize-winning scientist Marie Curie.

8+
A man sitting in between a toy grasshopper and bumble bee.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

The Little Flower Seed wants to grow but needs some help from friends. What does a seed need to grow up? How do you grow? Can our little hero escape from the hungry grasshopper?

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