Btn Specials

July 2019

Season 2018, Episode 4 (Science And Technology)

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We check out the latest in science and technology. A class attempting a coding record; the latest in spacesuits; an International Astronautical Conference, plus the huge breakthrough in gravitational waves.
June 2019

Season 2018, Episode 11 (Motivated Kids)

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We check out some motivated kids and their causes including American gun control, a girl who made a bionic arm, a plastic pollution crusader and a popcorn maker.

Season 2018, Episode 8 (Aussie Issues)

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A look at some of the issues affecting Australia. We check out the future of recycling, what makes an egg "free range" and how dingos are helping native animals. Plus, a look at a bumper whale watching season.

Season 2018, Episode 6 (Environment)

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We're looking at the environment: saving the Murray Darling River System, where our glass recycling really goes, getting rid of petrol and diesel cars in the UK and saving animals from poachers in Cambodia.
May 2019

Season 2019, Episode 1

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This special looks at Space Science including the history of stargazing, how the Parker Probe will tell us more about the Sun and what it's like to go to Space Camp.
April 2019

Season 2018, Episode 13 (Rookies)

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Rookie Reporters from around Australia have contributed to BTN's 50 years by doing their own stories for ABC News. We've put some of them together in this very special special.

Season 2018, Episode 5 (Healthy Mind And Body)

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Guidelines to help protect kids from head injuries during sport, a Rookie Reporter tells us about spinal injuries and the results of our Happiness Survey including a story on the importance of sleep on our wellbeing.
March 2019

Season 2018, Episode 1 (Aussie Animals)

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This special looks at ways to manage Aussie Animals including using chicken wire in the desert, managing too many kangaroos, kids becoming bush detectives and re-introducing a native species to mainland Australia.

Season 2019, Episode 6 (Environment)

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A BTN Special all about the climate includes a UN Report with some worrying findings, cleaning up plastic pollution from the ocean and one girl's mission to ban plastic straws

Season 2019, Episode 5 (Big Events)

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Some big stories of 2018 including the rescue of the Thai soccer team from a flooded cave, the huge drought over parts of Australia and the Nobel Prizes.