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Science Rocks!

Saturday 21 September - Monday 7 October

Visit the Museum of Tropical Queensland these school holidays to find out just how much science can rock your world!

See huge, chemical reaction fueled science shows from the teams at Crazy Science and Big Bang Education and take part in awesome workshops for junior scientists.

Every day activities celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table and take kids on a rocky adventure through gems, minerals, gases, liquids and more!

DAILY 9.30am - 5pm

Have fun with the giant magnetic Periodic Table of Elements – how many words and names can you create?

Unearthing elements
Dig for different chemical elements and discover how they are a part of our everyday lives. Some are easy to find…..others not so much!

Table Treasure
Grab a metal detector and search for metallic elements. What can you recognise in your find?


Monday 23 and Monday 30 September | Various times
Active Earth 

Welcome to our volcano lab with workstations for kids to create chemical reactions to answer intriguing earth science puzzles such as, how and why does a volcano erupt? What is magma and how does it affect a volcano? 

Active Earth is part of a series of loans kits powered by Project DIG, a partnership between Queensland Museum and BHP.

Tuesday 24 - Friday 27 September | 10.30am and 12pm
The World's Craziest Science Show
See an amazing combination of science, magic, comedy, mime and music with Richard Scholes, multi-award winning entertainer, scientist and teacher from Crazy Science.

Tuesday 1 - Friday 4 October | 10.30am, 12pm and 1.30pm
Big Bang Education science shows

Guaranteed to engage and inspire kids to get excited by science! 

Tuesday 1 - Friday 4 October | 10am - 3pm
Big Bang Education drop in science workshops
Packed full of demonstrations and activities that showcase the science concepts in an easy-to-understand way for kids of all ages.

Get great value these school holidays! For the cost of just two visits an 
Annual Pass to the Museum is a great way for families to visit as much as they like for one year. Find out more here.

Don't forget to tag your memories #museumoftropicalqld #ProjectDIGQM

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Event Details

21 September 2019 09:30 AM - 07 October 2019 05:00 PM

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