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 26 August, 2019

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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Tuesday 27 August, 2019

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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Chickens and Eggs looks at the animals which lay eggs as well as the different parts of an egg that support the growth of the animal inside. We also look at the life cycle of chickens, and we will be hatching live chickens in the Science Time room!

Please note that children with egg allergies should NOT attend this session.

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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Wednesday 28 August, 2019

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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