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Discover Science On The Move At Cobb+Co Museum

Queensland Museum Network CEO, Dr Jim Thompson, launching the new exhibition at Cobb+Co

Explore the scientific principles of music, light, force and motion with a range of fascinating and interactive experiences at Cobb+Co’s latest exhibition Science on the Move, now open

With 23 exhibits and 35 hands-on activities, visitors can engage both the body and the mind
in all things science. Queensland Museum Network CEO Dr Jim Thompson said Science on the Move was an exhibition that combined education and entertainment.

“From belting out a tune on the thongaphone to turning yourself into a battery and creating a
tornado in a bottle, Science on the Move lets visitors discover concepts such as electricity,
magnetism and human senses in a fun, interactive way,” Dr Thompson said.

Visitors can discover how heavy blocks would be on different planets in the solar system,
determine the balance points of different shape rods and put their problem solving skills to
the test with a range of puzzles and games.

Exhibits include a chaotic pendulum, a gear table, balancing activities, catching sound and a
fitness test.

Science on the Move will engage all ages about the wonders of science and is a travelling exhibition from Questacon, the National Science and Technology Centre in Canberra. The exhibition complements the new Sciencentre Gallery which opened at Cobb+Co Museum on 29th June.

Admission is included with entry. For more information visit
Cobb+Co Museum is part of the Queensland Museum Network and open 9:30am to 4pm

Submitted by:
Veronica Dawson,
Marketing Coordinator
Cobb+Co Museum,
27 Lindsay Street,

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