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Trickle Down

photograph of a calm river bend, with gum trees and long grass along the banks and trees reflecting from the water surface.

The explosive science of the liquid of life—water and the Murray-Darling Basin.

Have you thought about?

  • What is the Murray-Darling basin and why should I care?
  • Where does our water come from?
  • What do we use water for?
  • What challenges do we face with water in the Murray-Darling Basin?

WHEN AND WHERE

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

King Edward Terrace
Parkes, Canberra
Australian Capital Territory

8+

Learn About

Learn about the story of humans in the Murray-Darling Basin: how we use the water, and the steps we need to take to secure Australia’s economic, social and environmental future.

For Educators

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E.g., 2017-03-25

  • Saturday 25 March, 2017

Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

To help us celebrate the opening of international touring exhibition, Above and Beyond, join us for a fun-filled day of flight!

All Ages
A large truck in front of crowd of people in a large open building.
Location: Orange Function Centre
Orange

All ages

  • Sunday 26 March, 2017

A large truck in front of crowd of people in a large open building.
Location: Charles Sturt University Gymnasium
Bathurst

All ages
A woman in overalls, wearing a safely crash cap and holding a plush toy cow.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Discover the science behind crashes and collisions. Sir Isaac Newton wouldn't know what hit him!

All Ages
A man painting colour patterns on a flat surface.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

Do you see what I see?

8+

  • Monday 27 March, 2017

A man and a woman both dressed in roadie gear and each holding a rolled up extension lead, and the man an additional microphone.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

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

All Ages
A man and woman standing in front of a picture of a volcano.
Location: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Parkes, Canberra

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

All Ages