Amelia Moseley investigates why websites create 'fake news' stories, why it's a problem, what social media sites are doing about it, and how to use critical thinking skills to judge if an article can be trusted.
We look at the history behind Australia Day and why it's marked on January 26. We learn that not everyone is happy about it. We also find out about the HMS Endeavour, the ship that brought Captain Cook to Australia.
Find out what's going on in the world with a news bulletin designed for children, featuring stories that are relevant and easy to understand.
Watch and learn about the history of the television. When was television first invented? What did the first transmission look like? How has television changed over the years? Why is television important?
Find out why toilets save lives and what the United Nations is aiming for when it comes to sanitation. Imagine life without working toilets? How many people in the world live without toilets and proper sanitation? Why is it dangerous to not have sanitation around drinking water and washing water?
An Aussie cricketer is banned for three months after posting her team's lineup on Instagram without permission. The Sunshine Coast cleans up after a huge hail storm, NASA has found possible evidence of water vapour on Jupiter's moon Europa and we find out why world toilet day is so important.
NSW and QLD have been dealing with deadly bushfires for more than a week now, and hundreds of schools are closed. Amelia visits some of the affected areas to find out how kids are coping. BTN’s Kids Talk survey has found that some kids are feeling tired a lot of the time, so we take a look at why sleep is important and ways kids can get a better night’s sleep. The UN’s World Television Day celebrates the powerful role television plays in helping us understand global issues and the things that matter to us. We meet an up and coming musician who sat down with one of the country’s most acclaimed singer-songwriters, Paul Kelly.
Find out why Venice is going through serious flooding and what the Italian government is doing to stop further damage, meanwhile, Australian cities experience bushfire smoke, storms and hail. In sports news, Ellyse Perry injures her shoulder and Fortnite champion Bugha wins esports player of the year. Plus, whale poo captured on camera, skateboarding in Russia and street style soccer champions in Miami.
Firefighters continue to battle bushfires across Australia while Venice is still in a state of emergency due to flooding. A jetpack speed record is set in the United Kingdom and in animal news there's long term dog studies, a sighting of a huge pod of dolphins and mongooses on the loose.
Bushfires continue to burn across NSW and Queensland while Venice experiences extreme flooding. In sports news, Sam Kerr signs with Chelsea Football Club and Ellyse Perry smashes a huge six. Plus, Virgin unveils their prototype hyperloop passenger pod at a motor show and a baby koala is born at Melbourne Zoo.
The BtN Newsbreak team updates us on the state of the NSW and Queesland bushfires with a special report from Diamond Beach. Disney launches a new streaming service with some teething problems. In sports news the Matildas beat Chile, Australia's cricket team struggles against Sri Lanka and sporting memorabilia goes up for auction in the United States.
Find out why the air pollution is so bad in Delhi and how young people are coping in the smoggy conditions. What are the environmental factors contributing to the pollution? What are some of the actions being taken to lessen the pollution? Why are the young people in the video feeling frustrated?
Learn all about the 'Great Air Race' from England to Australia in 1919. What did Ross and Keith Smith do during World War I? Whose idea was it to challenge pilots to fly from England to Australia in 30 days? Why was it a dangerous challenge? What were the planes made from in those days? What was the name of the type of plane the Smith brothers flew in the challenge? What were the four roles of the men in the aeroplane?
Bushfires continue to burn in New South Wales and Queensland, Instagram hides the number of likes shown on accounts in the United States, and New Zealand announces the bird of the year. We also hear the results of Aussie kids' screen time usage from the very first Kids Talk survey. In more irreverent news, there is a grey flamingo, an airport therapy pig and mini robot cheetahs.
India's capital, New Delhi, is experiencing dangerous levels of air pollution. We find out why it's happening and what's being done. BTN's Kids Talk Survey found nearly 1 in 5 kids are spending 5 or more hours a day looking at screens. We take a closer look at the results, and ways to manage our screen time. It's the 100th anniversary of the Epic Flight, when two Australian men flew a plane from England to Australia. We meet some students in Adelaide who have been learning more about it. We take a closer look at the career of tennis star Ash Barty and find out her message to Aussie tennis stars of the future. We find out more about the medieval sport of jousting.
In this episode of BtN Newsbreak, we learn that a state of emergency was declared in New South Wales due to bushfires. Plus, Remembrance Day is commemorated across the country. In sports news, there's the women's tennis Fed Cup, Premier League and the League of Legends e-sports final. As Santa launches the Christmas season in Finland, there's footage from the annual Christmas pageant in Adelaide.
The BtN Newsbreak team covers the 30 year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, 'Frog ID week', a bike riding octogenarian and the world's oldest Twinkie.
In this episode of BtN Newsbreak, Chinese authorities address video game addiction and in game spending among young people. Plus, air quality improves somewhat in Delhi, the Matildas receive a pay rise and Tasmanian students learn Tasmanian Aboriginal language.
In this episode of BtN Newsbreak, we learn about the list of recommendations set out by a group of scientists to tackle the climate emergency. Also, the Queen says no to fur and a young scientist wins the Broadcom Masters STEM competition with an ingenious invention. In sports news, there's T20 cricket, crocodile racing and T-Rex running.
In this episode of BtN Newsbreak, the team covers the Melbourne Cup horse race and the surrounding controversy. We hear who were the winners at the European music awards and find out more about the Matildas' equal pay deal. There's also record breaking skydiving and dancing.
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