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?

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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Friday 20 September, 2019

3-6
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Blue Door Room: Gallery 5

 Children will pretend to be volcanoes erupting and even get to make their own volcano out of bicarb and vinegar!

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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

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

Saturday 21 September, 2019

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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

All you’ve ever wanted to know about dinosaurs. New theories, old myths debunked, exciting new fossils uncovered.

8+
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Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

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+)

Sunday 22 September, 2019

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

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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.