The New Martians

Mars

We’ve landed on Mars. It’s time to build a brave new world in a hostile environment. What are the challenges we’ll face? (ages 8+)

Have you thought about?

  • Why can we only travel to Mars every two years?
  • What is the air on Mars made from?
  • Why are kidney stones such a problem for space travellers?
  • What new technologies will be required to support life on another world?
  • Why can we only travel to Mars every two years?
  • What is the air on Mars made from?
  • Why are kidney stones such a problem for space travellers?
  • What new technologies will be required to support life on another world?

WHEN AND WHERE

8+

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Explore the issues that humanity will need to tackle when it comes time to colonise a new planet. What new technologies will be required to support life on another world? This show explores how we can construct the building blocks for life in an environment not suited to it.

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Wednesday 19 June, 2019

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Sun and Moon explores how the Earth orbits around the sun, and the moon orbits around the Earth, which create natural phenomena like day and night and moon phases. The children will also get a chance to launch a rocket or two!

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

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

Thursday 20 June, 2019

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

Sun and Moon explores how the Earth orbits around the sun, and the moon orbits around the Earth, which create natural phenomena like day and night and moon phases. The children will also get a chance to launch a rocket or two!

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Find out how we perceive the world around us. Is your brain playing tricks on you?

Friday 21 June, 2019

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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