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

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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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Tuesday 19 November, 2019

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

For little scientists and their carers. Explore a varierty of science topics every Tuesday to Friday mornings, during school term. For information and bookings go to the Science Time webpage.

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

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Wednesday 20 November, 2019

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

Thursday 21 November, 2019

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

All the facts you need to understand the mechanics of natural disasters. We look at volcanoes, earthquakes, cyclones and tsunami.

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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