BtN explains why many social media sites ban children from using them. What things do you need to think about when using the Internet? How can the Internet be dangerous for young people?
Griffith University's Jeremy Wilson reveals how trapdoor spiders use their burrows to hunt prey, as well to keep themselves safe from other predators.
As environmentalists and local authorities debate the use of shark nets to protect swimmers at the beach, Behind The News investigates the arguments around the issue.
Harrison learns why a lemon floats, but a lime doesn't. Two kids are challenged to create something that floats out of a ball of clay.
Kids from different age levels and backgrounds tell us their best tips on how they cope with being bullied.
Do you ever see things that your friends post online and feel like everyone else is having more fun than you Or they're prettier or cooler than you This is a pretty common reaction as people try to post the best version of themselves online even if it's not always accurate. Meet a social media star who gained lots of followers and success developing the perfect image but who now says people shouldn't set unrealistic standards on social media.
Behind The News explains how and why the Closing the Gap campaign is attempting to improve the health of Indigenous Australians, and reduce other forms of inequality.
The lesson for today is all about the quality of our poo and what goes into it. Chris and Xand have eaten two different diets before coming to the lab. For the first two days, only Xand gets to air his poo out for this experiment. In live footage taken with a special camera, we see Chris' intestine all packed with poo because of the crucial differences in the fuel each brother has taken in. Xand's diet was all about fibre fruits, veggies and lots of water. The result disgusting or not demonst
Scott speaks with Rae Campbell, Koala Hospital manager. Having just helped chainsaw some gumleaves down with other volunteers, he is making the kind of daily delivery Rae says the koalas desperately need. We meet koalas Honey and Tammy, who need to gobble it up fresh! We are told that these hospitals take in and treat most wildlife giving checkups, blood tests and even surgery if required. Just part of the TLC given is recycling those gumtree branches, and enjoying some cuddles at the end of th
Though much of the whaling industry has been shut down by international laws, Japan has found a loophole that allows them to kill whales for research and then sell what's left over as food. It's an important industry for the country and the attempt to shut it down has sparked much debate, which this video examines.
Behind The News learns why television sets shouldn't be thrown into landfill and how parts of electronic devices can be recycled.
Young Anzac was named as a tribute to his greatgrandfather, an Indigenous man who served at Gallipoli and died in France during World War I, and Behind The News learns how the family commemorate his death.
Have you ever wondered what happens to the contents of your recycling bin after the truck collects it?
When Muslims participate in the holy month of Ramadan, they fast from sunrise to sundown and spend a lot of time praying and studying their holy book. We meet a couple of kids who participate and they tell us what it means to them and why it's an important part of their religion.
When a politician is entrusted with taxpayer money, it's kind of like giving them an allowance and trusting them to use it wisely. There have been some instances where politicians from all backgrounds have made some spending choices many disagreed with. This clip examines some of the feelings people have about the way politicians spend their money.
Sully learns that human children are not in fact toxic and grows to be fond of Boo, while Mike hopes to get rid of her.
Seymour College's rowing squad demonstrates the kind of work they do to prepare for races and how they improve as a team.
At a loss for words? Expand your vocabulary with these unique terms from some of Australia's 300 Indigenous languages.