Tasty Science

Do yourself a flavour. Hang with your buds in this exploration of taste.

Have you thought about?

  • What are the five basic flavours?
  • Why is chilli hot?
  • Why do we like or dislike certain foods?
  • Is it possible to fool your tastebuds?
  • What are the five basic flavours?
  • Why is chilli hot?
  • Why do we like or dislike certain foods?
  • Is it possible to fool your tastebuds?

WHEN AND WHERE

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer
Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre

King Edward Terrace
Parkes, Canberra
Australian Capital Territory

All Ages

Learn About

This show looks at how and why your tastebuds experience certain flavours, and even gives you a chance to taste things for yourself!

For Educators

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Friday 25 May, 2018

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