Natural Disasters

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

Have you thought about?

  • How does an earthquake occur?
  • What happens when a volcano erupts?
  • What is the difference between a tsunami and a tidal wave?
  • How can we predict natural disasters?

WHEN AND WHERE

All Ages

Learn About

Earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunami, cyclones and floods. Geology, seismology and plate tectonics are also delved into.

For Educators

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Tuesday 12 November, 2019

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Reptiles looks at the physical characteristics of snakes, lizards, crocodiles and turtles.

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.

Wednesday 13 November, 2019

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Reptiles looks at the physical characteristics of snakes, lizards, crocodiles and turtles.

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!

8+
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Do you see what I see?

Thursday 14 November, 2019

3-6
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Location:

Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Reptiles looks at the physical characteristics of snakes, lizards, crocodiles and turtles.

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

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