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Dino-Science

A man with his hands in the air in front of a large screen with various photos of dinosaurs.

All you’ve ever wanted to know about dinosaurs. New theories, old myths debunked, exciting new fossils uncovered.

Have you thought about?

  • Why is the pteranodon not a dinosaur?
  • What is palaeontology?
  • What is a thagomizer?
  • Are velociraptors really 3m tall?

WHEN AND WHERE

Blue Door Room
Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

King Edward Terrace
Parkes, Canberra
Australian Capital Territory

All Ages

Learn About

The classification, physical characteristics and lifestyles of different dinosaurs.

For Educators

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Australian Curriculum - CORE Codes: Australian Curriculum - OPTIONAL Codes:

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E.g., 2017-02-27

  • Monday 27 February, 2017

A woman in overalls, wearing a safely crash cap and holding a plush toy cow.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

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

All Ages
A man with his hands in the air in front of a large screen with various photos of dinosaurs.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

All you’ve ever wanted to know about dinosaurs. New theories, old myths debunked, exciting new fossils uncovered.

All Ages

  • Tuesday 28 February, 2017

A man painting colour patterns on a flat surface.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Do you see what I see?

8+
A man smiling and holding two over sized model hex nuts through his left arm.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

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

All Ages

  • Wednesday 1 March, 2017

A man wearing overalls and a old leather flying cap with balloons around his head.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

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

All Ages
A man painting colour patterns on a flat surface.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Do you see what I see?

8+