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Light and colour variety show

Museum Staff-led
Terms 3-4, Monday–Friday
30 minutes
Year level
Years 1-4
$9 per student plus education service fee
Booking information
Bookings (03) 9392 4819

A show where students learn uncover the science behind light and colour.

How are rainbows formed? Can you make coloured shadows? Can you make something disappear?

Students will be wowed and entertained as they watch colourful demonstrations that reveal the properties of light. These experiments will uncover what white light is made up of, how it bends when it moves through or is blocked by different materials and what happens when that light reaches our eyes. Can you always trust what your eyes see?

This show complements the themes covered in the Illuminate exhibition.

Curriculum links

Year Levels: F–2

  • Physical Sciences, light
  • Chemical Sciences, materials

Year Levels: 3–4

Chemical Sciences, materials

Supported by Toyota

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