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?

WHEN AND WHERE

All Ages

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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.

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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

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The Cassini spacecraft orbited Saturn for 13 years, sending back data that revolutionized our understanding of Saturn, its rings and moons.  Cassini’s findings have fundamentally altered many of our ideas of where life might be found in our solar system and beyond.&n

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Wednesday 20 November, 2019

3-5
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

In this topic we explore colours, mixing colours and how light helps it all to be clear.

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

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

The science of the humble balloon. Come on a journey and go completely balloonatic.

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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