Move It! - The Engineering Show

Two men leaning away from one another each have a wooden pole and pulleys and rope attached to each. A woman is standing at the centre of picture in between them also holding onto one of the ropes.

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

Have you thought about?

  • How do we make something move?
  • How do machines help us to move heavy objects?
  • How was the wheel invented?
  • How do we make something move?
  • How do machines help us to move heavy objects?
  • How was the wheel invented?

WHEN AND WHERE

All Ages

Learn About

The show presents the development of the wheel and the steps leading up to it as well as what we might use to move in the future. Showcased is Newton's first law of motion and the science of pulleys, sleds, levers and catapults.

For Educators

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Monday 4 February, 2019 to Thursday 28 February, 2019

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Visit Questacon between 4–28 February and make the most of our 50% discount on admission prices! Open from 9am – 5pm each day, there will be plenty of fun-filled activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Monday 18 February, 2019

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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Tuesday 19 February, 2019

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

Wednesday 20 February, 2019

All Ages
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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