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Flight Academy

Earn your wings at Questacon's Flight Academy.

Have you thought about?

  • How do wings work?
  • What gives a jet engine its thrust?
  • How does a propeller get you into the air?
  • How does a parachute work?

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

Drag, lift, thrust and gravity are all featured here as the audience is shown how a plane stays in the air.

For Educators

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  • Friday 24 November, 2017

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

A fun and explosive show based upon the science of the amazing substance known as Liquid Nitrogen, one of the coldest substances known.

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

Want to know more about what makes an insect an insect and why they are not always a bug?

 

3+

  • Friday 17 November 2017
  • Friday 24 November 2017

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL

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

Come with us, and you’ll be taken to a world of Pure ImaGINation…

18+

  • Saturday 25 November, 2017

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

A fun and explosive show based upon the science of the amazing substance known as Liquid Nitrogen, one of the coldest substances known.

All Ages

  • Sunday 26 November, 2017

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

A fun and explosive show based upon the science of the amazing substance known as Liquid Nitrogen, one of the coldest substances known.

All Ages