BTN – Voting changes

facts- red

questions- green

understanding- blue

1. Party’s make preference deals

2. The goverment is geting rid of group voting

3. If the changes go ahed it will make a big difference

1. Why did they make group voting in the first place?

2. how do they make the preference deals.

1. I now understand why we are changing the voting



BTN-levels of goverment

facts- red

questions- green

understanding- blue

1. Fedral takes care as the country as a whole

2. State takes care of he states and territories

3. We didn’t always have 3 goverments

1.How did they get the idea to make only three levels?

2. How many people look after each level?

1. I now understand how Local, State and Fedral.

Young Leaders BTN

facts- red

questions- green

understanding- blue

1.You have to lead by example

2.You have to comunticate well

3.There is no one thing that makes you a good leader

1.If you joined the police force how would that stop bullying?

2.  whst do they do at the young leaders presentation?

1. I now understand  what it takes t become a great leader.       

BTN – coding school

red – facts

blue – questions

green- understanding

1. Codeing school is held  at Aberfeldie high

2. They make ames and uplode them to the app store

3. Thhey get together twice a week and the club has been hel for three years

1. how complecated is it to code on that app?

2. is it harde han scrach?

1. I undestand about how codeing club works and what they do.

BTN Weedy sea dragon

Blue – Questions

Red – facts

Green – understanding

1- Weedy sea dragons are near threatened but we hope that we can get them up to endangered

2 – To identify the dragons they are giving them a facial recognition to identify their unique patterns

3 –  global warming could be the problem

1- will we ever run out of sea dragons?

2 – will there be a new type of sea dragon?

1 – I now understand how endangered sea dragons are.

Plastic bags BTN

Blue – Questions

Red – facts

Green – understanding

1. We use over 4 billion plastic bags a year!

2. If we tied all those plastic bags together it would be enough to go around the world 25 times!

3. It takes hundreds of thousands of years for a plastic bag to break down.

1. I wonder if we will ever use so many plastic bags we couldn’t move!

2. I wonder if they will ever ban plastic bags?

1. Now I understand how dangerous littering is.

Tassie Devils BTN

Blue – Questions

Red – facts

Green – understanding

1. Tassie devil population has been cut by 80%!

2. There is a devil tumour disease. It grows around their mouth until they can’t eat and they starve to death!

3.  We believe that tassie devils died out around 400 years ago!

 1. I wonder if they will ever find a cure for the devils?

2. I wonder if They will ever breed enough devils to put them out of extinction?

1. Now I understand how we are trying to deal with the tassie devils extinction.


Space junk BTN

Blue – Questions

Red – facts

Green – understanding

There are more than satilights in space. There is lots of dangerous space junk. There are 22 000 pieces bigger than a softball and more than 500 000 bigger than a marble orbiting the earth. They travel with the speed of a car going and 200 km per hour! The Swiss have launched a satilight called clean space 1 and it will grab space junk and burn it in the atmosphere. they are using a pair of soft octopus’s arms to hold the object as it brings it back to earth.

I wonder if it will work as well as they planned?

I wonder if space will ever be clean? 

I now understand how dangerous space junk is.


RoboRoos BTN

Blue – Questions

Red – facts

Green – understanding

The FRC is the First Robot Competition. It is where groups of people design robots and battle them. This team is called the RoboRoo’s. The first couple of weeks are the design phase, where they pull all their ideas together to decide on which robot to build. They have the different sections, mechanics – building the robot,  electrical – putting the wires together, software – coding and the pnematics – connecting the air hoses.  Each battle goes for 2 minutes and 30 seconds. You have to: collect gears and place them in air  shifts, place balls in boilers and climb ropes, all with your robot!   

I wonder how long it takes to build a robot?

I wonder what happens with your robot if you win the competition?

I know understand how hard building robots can be and the different steps to building one.   



Mars Mission BTN

Blue – Questions

Red – facts

Green – understanding

Scientists have successfully guided a robot the size of a car to land on Mars! It took 8 months to reach the planet then it’s shield had to withstand 1600 degrees Celsius as it crashed through the atmosphere! Then they would have 7 minutes to slow down from 20,000 km to 0. But they were successful and on Monday we saw pictures of Mars on Mars! It is not the first robot on Mars but it is the biggest and most equipped. It’s job is to analyse rocks on Mars. The aim is to find out more about what Mars is made of and if there is any life on Mars. Mars is the most like our planet in the solar system. It has an atmosphere and even signs of water. Scientists think that there used to be life on Mars and think that we will find some.

Who will be the first people on Mars?

When we send people to Mars to build the campsite will they send more astronauts?

Now I understand how they get robots to Mars and what a big group of people it takes to achieve it.