Archive of ‘Behind The News’ category

Behind The News 12

Link to BTN: http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4420100.htm

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This video wwas about clean up Australia day.

In 1989 we had the first clean up Australia day. 40 000 people turned up that first year and it has now become the biggest community based environmental event. 2016 was the 25 anniversary on when schools pitched in to help. I now understand how important clean up Australia day is. I also understand who created clean up Australia day. Where do the most people chip in to clean up Australia?

Behind The News 11

Link to BTN:  http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3809197.htm

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This video was about using technology before bed.

Sleep works by a part of your brain acting like a clock which detects the brightness of light. When it’s dark your brain tells another part of your body to realise melatonin which makes you sleepy if there is lighter your body reduces the amount of melatonin. it is important to sleep well so we can concentrate learn and remember. I now understand why we should not use technology before bed. I also understand how we sleep and why we need sleep. Who found out that technology interrupts our sleep?

behind the news 9

Link to BTN: http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4704469.htm

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 This video was about a ban on plastic bags.

Over 5 trillion pieces of plastic end up in the ocean. 80% of the plastic in our ocean is plastic. Plastic bags take 1000 years to break down. I now understand why we should stop using one use plastic bags. I also understand what plastic bags do to marine animals. Have any other countries removed plastic bags?

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Link to BTN: http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4173986.htm

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This video was about the importance of dairy.

Milk contains protein to help us grow it also contains calcium to help keep our bonnes strong and iodine to help our brains develop. Not enough calcium can make our bones become week. It is estimated 60% kids between 12 and 16 don’t have enough dairy in their diet. I now understand why dairy is so important. I also understand how much we should eat. Why don’t they put this information on the back of the label?    

behind the news 7

Link to BTN:http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3349527.htm

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This video was about what gide dogs do.

They used togs to jump sprint and nip on sheeps. Rounding sheep is a job for dogs and their owners.It is also a sport ,where the dog listen to their owners. I now understand how inportant dogs are in farms. I also understand how useful dogs are. How long have they been using dogs for?

 

 

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Link to BTN: http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4689460.htm

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This video was about 20 years of harry potter.

Harry Potter was regected by publishers untill they found Bloomsbrry. Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone was relised in 1997. It has been translated in to 73 diffrent languages. I now understand how inportant harry potter is in peoples lives. I also understand why the story has become famous.Why won’t there be another Harry Potter book?

I worked with Matilda

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Link to BTN: http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s2953658.htm

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This video was about school in 1880.

The kids got wacked with a cane. If kids where slouching they would have to use the back straightener to show there posture. They used ink wells and chalk boards. I now understand how hard school was in 1880. I also understand that the lessons that boys and girls did where different. Why were the teachers so strict?

My partner was Gianni

behind the news 5

Link to BTN:http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4409251.htm

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This video was about leap years.

A leap year happens about once every four years. It means an extra day is added to the shortest day of the year February. The date is the 29th of February. I now understand why the day is added to February. I also understand why we have a leap year. How did they find the leap year?  

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   Link to BTN: http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4014898.htm   

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 This video was about palm oil and its affects.

 Orang-utans and other species are becoming extinct because of deforestation Also in Sumatra and Borneo where the orang-utans live is where they make some palm oil. Palm oil is made off palm trees so people who try to avoid it end up buying it for example it can be called vegetable oil.I now understand how important it is to save endangered animals. I also understand how important it is to stop deforestation.Why do they call all palm oils the same thing?

 

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link to BTN: http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4425894.htm

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This video was about kids knowing their food source.

A new survey found quite a few kids don’t know where their food comes from. In addition it found 1 out of 4 don’t know cow’s milk make cheese and butter. It got worse at cooking skills parents didn’t think their kids would know how to bake a potato or boil an egg. I now understand how important it is to learn your food sources. I also understand how important it is to learn how to cook .I question why don’t all schools teach their kids how to cook?

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