Behind The News Specials


Season 2015, Episode 1 (Where I Live)

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Behind the News is a high-energy, fun way for Upper Primary and Secondary students to learn about current issues and events in their world. Each program is built around major news stories of the week.

Season 2016, Episode 3 (Australia)

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We look at the history behind Australia Day & 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.

Season 2016, Episode 1 (Civics)

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From the Ancient Greeks who created democracy, we travel through time to learn about the history of voting & levels of government in Australia. BtN gets to the bottom of this & more to explain how Democracy works in Australia.

Season 2016, Episode 7 (Just Doing It)

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There are plenty of kids doing some pretty amazing things, including Madeleine who makes special care kits for kids with cancer, Sophie who volunteers in her spare time & Ardie, a young racer, who's winning speed races at 13!

Season 2016, Episode 6 (Our Universe)

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We look at the effects of space on the human body & all about Gravitational Waves! We find out just why this is one of the biggest discoveries of the century. And BtN gives you a step-by-step guide to becoming an Astronaut.
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