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

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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Thursday 12 December, 2019

3-5
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

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All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

Friday 13 December, 2019

3-5
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

This topic explores things that fly, including flying animals and man-made flying machines, and investigates their similarities and differences.

All Ages
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

All Ages
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

Saturday 14 December, 2019

All Ages
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

A fun and explosive show based upon the science of the amazing substance known as Liquid Nitrogen, one of the coldest substances known.

10+
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

From wheels to wifi we have embraced technology, how far could technology go? How far should technology go? What do you think?

Recommended for ages 8 and up