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The Cube will be closed from Monday 10 December 2018 and will re-open on Friday 4 January 2019

dinosaur on QUT cube screens

Science workshops

Rockets 101 (Year 7-9)
Students investigate the relationships between force, mass, thrust, speed and different fuel combinations in order to launch the highest rocket.

Understanding space-time and general relativity (Year 9-10, Year 11-12)
This workshop will introduce the concepts of gravity, kinematics and relativity and how they can be applied to better understand the universe.

Thermochemistry and rockets (Year 11-12)
Students launch virtual rockets on The Cube and analyse the chemistry involved in launching a rocket into space.