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BTN- The Solar System

LINK- RECALLS- BLUE QUESTIONS- LILAC UNDERSTANDINGS- PURPLE   Our solar system is divided into 2 categories, Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars are terrestrial planets. Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus are gas giants. Mars has a mountain that is 26km high and it’s more than 3 times as high as Mount Everest. Jupiter draws most of […]


BTN- Mars Mission

LINK- SUMMARY-PINK RECALLS-BLUE UNDERSTANDINGS-PURPLE QUESTIONS-LILAC   This BTN was about a robot called curiosity and its mission to mars.   A robot the size of a car landed on mars. The robot is called curiosity It was an 8 month journey to get curious to land on Mars.   The aim for curiosity is to […]


BTN- Don’t Panic

LINK- SUMMARY-PINK RECALLS-BLUE QUESTIONS-LILAC INSIGHT-PURPLE   This BTN was about coping in a Natural Disasters. They had two families and created a fake natural disaster so they could see how the families coped. The first family’s fake natural disaster was a bushfire and the second family’s fake natural disaster was a cyclone.   The first […]


BTN- Water Crisis

LINK- SUMMARY-PINK RECALLS-BLUE QUESTIONS-LILAC UNDERSTANDING-PURPLE     This week we did a BTN video. It was bout a drought in Cape Town, South Africa. In Cape Town there is a really bad drought going on and they even have water restrictions and they are very low. The taps are even starting to run dry.   […]


BTN- Distaster Recovery

LINK- SUMMARY-PINK RECALLS-BLUE QUESTIONS-LILAC INSIGHT-PURPLE     This week’s BTN video was about how even though a natural disaster isn’t shown on the TV anymore doesn’t mean that everything is back to normal and the city is recovered. After a natural disaster it can be very had for the city where the natural disaster hot […]


BTN- Herald Sun Article: Volcano in Hawaii

LINK- SUMMARY-PINK RECALLS-BLUE QUESTIONS-LILAC INSIGHT-PURPLE   This week we did another herald sun article instead of a BTN. This Herald Sun article was about a huge volcano eruption in Hawaii. Hawaiians ran for the lives when hot lava and toxic gases spewed out onto the streets. All if this was caused by a huge and […]


BTN- The Ring of Fire

  LINK- SUMMARY-PINK RECALLS-BLUE   QUESTIONS-LILAC   UNDERSTANDING-PURPLE     Two big earthquakes happened in 2009. I in Sumatra and the other in Samoa. The 1 in Samoa happened on the Pacific Ocean causing a massive earthquake to hit Samoa. 1 day later and earthquake struck Sumatra killing hundreds of people and injuring hundreds of […]


BTN- Australia Day

LINK- SUMMARY- PINK RECALLS- BLUE UNDERSTANDING- PURPLE QUESTIONS- LILAC   This BTN video was about Australia Day. Australia Day is on January the 26th. It is a national public holiday. On Australia Day some people like to have a BBQ with their family and/or friends. Australia Day used to be called Foundation Day. In 1998 […]


BTN- Levels of Government

LINK   SUMMARY-PINK RECALLS-BLUE QUESTIONS-LILAC UNDERSTANDING-PURPLE   This BTN was about the 3 levels of government.   Federal is the biggest level of government. It is in charge of defending the nation, it deals with trade and foreign affairs, it’s in charge of money and taxes, communication and the environment.   State- State government is […]


BTN Reflection- Voting Age

  LINK SUMMARY- PINK RECALLS- BLUE UNDERSTANDING- PURPLE QUESTIONS- LILAC When you turn 16 in some countries it means you are allowed to learn how to drive, apply for a full time job or even getting your own debit card. Some Australians want something else to be added to the list a 16 year old […]