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?
  • 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

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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Wednesday 24 October, 2018

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Flowers and Spring looks at the parts of a flower and what they need to grow.

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

Thursday 25 October, 2018

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Flowers and Spring looks at the parts of a flower and what they need to grow.

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Do yourself a flavour. Hang with your buds in this exploration of taste.

All Ages
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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.

Friday 26 October, 2018

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Flowers and Spring looks at the parts of a flower and what they need to grow.

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

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