Protocode

First it drives off the breezeway for 10cm. The parachute will deploy and it will land on the ground. When it hits the ground it will wind up the parachute. Then it will drive around randomly and if it sees an obstacle it will stop drive back, turn and try again. That would simulate it Read More…

BTN – Slam Poetry

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4807056.htm Summary Facts Questions Insights This video was mainly about slam poetry and what it takes to be good at it. Raps can be a lot like poetry, because of the rhythm and the rhyme. Slam poetry lets you use any topic, structure and form you want. You can choose to have very fast or Read More…

BTN – Humans In Space

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4204568.htm Summary Facts Questions Insight This video was mainly about some of the achievements that mankind has made over the years about space exploration and sending people into space. On April 12, 1961, Russian cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin, was the first human in  space. The rocket was called the Vostok 1. On July 20, 1969, astronauts Read More…

BTN – Mars Experiment

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4305305.htm Summary Facts Questions Insights This video was mainly about what it would be like to live on Mars and how NASA is sending 6 people into a dome on the side of a volcano for a year to see how humans cope with the conditions they would face on Mars. If you lived on Read More…

Video Reflection – Solar System

Summary Facts Questions Insights This video was mainly about our solar system, the ‘characteristics’ of the planets in our solar system and what will happen to our solar system in the future. We have eight planets in our solar system, Earth, Venus, Mercury and Mars, which are the  most like our planet, and four gas Read More…

BTN – Mars Mission

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3566674.htm Summary Facts Questions Insights This video was about the Mars Rover Curiosity, some of the challenges it had to face to get to the surface of Mars such as the atmosphere, and why it is so important. It took 8 months for Curiosity to get to Mars from Earth. Curiosity’s heat shield had to Read More…