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…

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s2321518.htm   Summary   Facts   Questions   Insights   This video was about the scientists using special technology to train the Australians for the 2008 Olympic games. They train bike riders in special tents to simulate the weather so they can see how to make a drink to have during the bike races. They Read More…

100 Word Challenge – The Storm

My goal for this 100 word challenge is to do descriptions using less words. It was a stormy, spooky dark night. I was with my sister, Rochelle, in our cabin, gazing out the porthole. “Tom…. I’m scared…” she shuddered. “It’ll be fine, promise.” I said wrapping my arm around her. CRASH!!! Lightning struck the mast, 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…

BTN – Australia’s Federation

http://splash.abc.net.au/home#!/media/1961881/federation-explained Facts   Questions   Insight(s)   Summary   This video was about how early Australia was turned into what we know today.   Australia wasn’t claimed by the English until 1770 by Captain Cook. Australia wasn’t always one big country Britain just set up colonies. The six colonies were like six separate countries except Read More…