Instrumental as Anything

A man and a woman both dressed in roadie gear and each holding a rolled up extension lead, and the man an additional microphone.

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

Have you thought about?

  • What is a sound wave?
  • How do we make sounds louder?
  • What is music and how does it differ from sound?
  • How does our voice work?

WHEN AND WHERE

All Ages

Learn About

This show features the science of sound and music, of the oscillations and resonance that makes a musical instrument worth listening to, as well as the science behind singing and how our own vocal cords work.

For Educators

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Wednesday 26 February, 2020

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

Thursday 27 February, 2020

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 28 February, 2020

All ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Energy, what is it and where does it come from? Do you care? Get energised by an exploration of Australia’s use of energy in a dynamic and explosive show guaranteed to fire up your interest.