BTN – Wipe Out Waste

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4667338.htm Summary Facts Questions Insights This video was mainly about how 2 schools are working on becoming more environmentally friendly and reducing the stuff that goes to landfill. Did you know that every year Australia throws away about 50 million tons of rubbish! You know, that’s around 2 tons per person! There are three main Read More…

BTN – Fashion Waste

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4663466.htm Summary Facts Questions Insights This video was about how many pieces of clothing we throw away and how it’s a BIG problem Did you know, that when a style comes out, businesses in places like China and Bangladesh mass-produce them. Sure it gives LOTS of people a job, although most of them aren’t paid Read More…

BTN – Worldwide Happiness Report

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4641085.htm   Summary   Facts   Questions   Insights   This video was about the World Happiness Report, it’s rankings, and why it has those rankings. The World Happiness Report is a report where the UN surveyed people around the world about how happy they are. The top three happiest countries are Denmark ,Iceland and Read More…

BTN- Refugees

Facts     Questions     Insights     Summary     This video was about a Refugee from Vietnam who became a really funny comedian.   Refugees can spend up to 5 days at sea! That’s like, a whole school week! Also, out at sea, they can get attacked by pirates! How scary is Read More…

Early Australia – BTN and My Place

  http://www.myplace.edu.au/teaching_activities/1878_-_before_time/1788/1/the_encounter.html   http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s3934600.htm   Facts   Questions   Insights   Summary   In London, in the 1700s, the English population exploded making there more poor people and a higher rate of crime.   Back then, England’s laws were really harsh, stealing something like a loaf of bread could get you a death sentence. But Read More…