May 27

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Link: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/kids-news/a-huge-rip-in-the-ground-has-scientists-suggesting-africa-is-starting-to-split-in-two/news-story/ef66af3388365dc736c0802db9055dee

3: Africa will split in half in the next 10 million years.

3: the crack is in rift valley, Kenya.

3: it appeared after a heavy rainfall.

2: how quickly is it splitting apart?

2: why didn’t they notice it until now?

1: this explains the crack in Africa that shows evidence of it splitting apart, how it appeared and what it means for the future.

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May 6

BTN reflection: Ring of Fire.

There is a place called the ring of fire where natural disasters happen most.

Earthquakes happen all the time.

80% of the natural disasters happen in the ring of fire.

Why do tectonic plates float?

How do the plates change the shape of the continent?

I understand that the ring of fire is a more dangerous place to live than places like Australia.

 

 

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March 18

Changing Australia Day: BTN Reflection.

People are debating to change the date.

Aboriginals don’t like the date because it’s when they got invaded.

The first fleet landed in Sydney cove.

If the date gets changed, what day will it be changed to?

What is a good way to decide the new date?

I understand why people want to change the date of Australia day.

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March 3

BTN REFLECTION

3.) People have different opinions about what a leader is.

3.) Australian school children have been interviewed about what they think should be changed.

3.) Most people who believe they can make a change do.

2.) what are the best qualities in a leader?

2.) why are some people who are bad leaders leaders? 

1.) I understand how different leaders have different leadership qualities.

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February 25

FIRST BTN REFLECTION OF 2018: What is a democracy?

3.)  Democracy started in ancient Greece.

3.) Democracy comes from the words demos and kratos.

3.) Greece was one of the first countries to experiment with a better way of leading their people.

2.) Why did the idea of a democracy die out?

2.) would history of been different if the idea of a democracy didn’t die out?

1.) I understand that other countries have different laws and types of government.

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June 7

BTN reflection: Antarctic Icebreaker.

3: The aurora australis (I don’t know how to spell it) is an ice breaker ship.

3: Kids in Australia are allowed to try name the new one for a prize.

3: People go to the artic to study the animals and climate.

 

2: How long has the other ship been in action?

2: How long where the passengers stranded for?

 

1: This BTN video was about a new icebreaker ship that is being made to replace the aurora australis.

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May 24

WannaCry Cyber attack. BTN reflection.

3: Wannacry is a computer virus that happened in 150 different countries.

3: Over 300,000 computers have been affected.

3: Some hospitals in the U.K where temporarily shut down.

2: How many operations where postponed?

2: How did it get leaked? (if it was NSA’s fault)

1: This was about Wannacry, which is a computer virus that affected over 300,000 countries.

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May 17

BTN reflection: Wipe Out Waste

3: there is a program teaching kids to wipe out waste.

3: Every year Australians throw out around 50 million tons of waste.

3: One school is hoping to not have any bins by the end of the year.

2: How often does the waste get sorted?

2: how long until the school is waste free?

1: This was about a new program in some schools to reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfill each year.

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May 4

BTN reflection: Kids Suing Trump

3: Erosion is a cause of climate change.

3: 25 kids, environment organisations and experts are attempting to sue Donald Trump.

3: Donald Trump wants to stop people from stopping climate change, because he doesn’t believe that climate change is real.

2: How far will they get before they fail or win?

2: When will the trial be held?

1: This BTN video was about how a group of kids and environment organisations are attempting to sue Donald Trump for ignoring climate change.

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