25 Feb 2022 - 10 Jun 2022

Experience Perception Deception with your education group on a self-guided tour.

Perception Deception is a hands-on exhibition that investigates how the brain interprets and reports information received from touch, sight and sound. This exhibition features multiple interactive activity stations including: Can you see Infinity? Can you pick up the robot? Which face is normal? Watch the spinning spiral and see things expand!

Perception Deception has links to specific National Curriculum outcomes from Foundation Year through to Year 5, as well as broad conceptual links to the National Curriculum Science Enquiry Skill strand.

Explore themes and ideas from the scientific disciplines of Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Social & Psychological Sciences, and Technology.

Dates: BOOK FOR TERMS 1 & 2 – WEEKDAYS ONLY – Friday 25 February to Friday 10 June 2022 (excluding School Holidays Saturday 2 April to Monday 18 April)
Session Times: 2 Sessions Daily: 9:30am-11am | 11:30am-1pm
Cost: FREE
Bookings: Group Bookings ESSENTIAL! Please complete the Perception Deception Educational Group Booking Form and email to [email protected] or phone 07 3810 7222. Refer also to the Perception Deception Risk Assessment Guide.
Age Group: Recommended for ages 5 to 12 years although suitable for ALL ages and abilities. Children must be supervised by an accompanying adult or carer at all times.

This exhibition was developed by Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre, Canberra