Melbourne Metro Trains

Melbourne Metro Trains

Have you ever wondered how Melbourne’s metro system works? Well here is some facts about it. Did you know Melbourne metro has 869 kilometres of the track?  That 869 kilometres of track carries 220 carriage trains. Each weekday 415 000 people catch the metro. The main train in Melbourne at the moment is the x’ trapolis 100. There are 15 train lines across Melbourne. The first railway in Melbourne was in 1851. Flinders street station was built in 1910. All…

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BTN Missing Flight

BTN Missing Flight

Facts: A couple of years ago a flight with Malaysian Airways went missing.  It was carrying 254 people.  This flight was tracked mostly on radar.  All aeroplanes have a black box that is orange!  It can record the last parts of the flight.  The box is waterproof. When will they find it? How long was it airborne for? When did it take off? Understanding:  I now know when and how important the missing flight MH360 was.

100 wc But I didn’t understand the instructions

100 wc But I didn’t understand the instructions

Goal:  Try not to start all my sentences with ‘I” and replace I with ‘as’, ‘my’ and ‘we’. “Ding dong”, went the doorbell.  As I looked out the front door window I saw a brown parcel. “This is your parcel you ordered,” said the delivery man. “Thank you” I replied.  As soon as I shut the door I ripped open the parcel. Inside the box were parts of a television.  I tried to build it, but the instructions were written…

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Cyber Safety Reflection

Cyber Safety Reflection

Did you now that most people have seen spam in their lives. Spam is fake adds wanting you to download or install  something. There are lots of ways you can avoid spam. You can check for things like spelling mistakes, no names and where they are from. Whatever the spam is make sure you do not click anything like download or install.

100wc

100wc

This week my goal is to make my 100 word challenge a news article. Welcome back to 7 two news and today’s story is about a new species of animal discovered on Mars. The animal has a huge trunk and is green. Astronauts are still trying to find out if it is poisonous. They will bring back the first of the species which will arrive on earth in six months. There have been sightings of other animals, but we do…

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Recently there have been huge volcanic eruptions in Hawaii.  Some of the lava has been leaping up to 70m into the air. 26  homes have been wrecked. Two questions I have is  How big is the volcano? And how many people has it affected? I now know how bad the eruptions have been and the effects it has caused on people living nearby.

100 Word Challenge …’when did it arrive?’ I said

100 Word Challenge …’when did it arrive?’ I said

This week my goal is to not start all my sentences with the letter “I”. My heart was pounding as I frantically searched for a car park.  I was running very late to pick up my grandparents and there were no car parks. I finally found a car park on the top level.  I ran into the terminal and they were nowhere in sight. “Has flight Q-4387 come in yet?” I asked. “It came in before, but you might be…

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BTN Queensland Drought

BTN Queensland Drought

The link is Here Facts: Some children  live on properties in Outback Queensland where it can get really hot.  They still do normal things like swimming lessons, but their swimming lessons could be over 2 hours away. 90% of Queensland is in drought. The state government is going to assist  farmers in drought by funding them. Some parts of Queensland have been in drought for over 7 years! Questions: When will it rain? Where are they? How many cows do they…

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100 Word Challenge SHOUTED CRIMSON MISTY FRANTICALLY GRAVE

100 Word Challenge SHOUTED CRIMSON MISTY FRANTICALLY GRAVE

This week my goal is to use some more describing words. “What is it?!” I shouted as my friend and I spotted something in the graveyard. It was so misty we could barely see each other. We frantically tried to run away, but we both slipped on a gravestone.  The monster we saw was a dark shade of crimson. We started sprinting towards home. We could now see our house in front of us. My friend and I ran in and slammed…

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BTN Ring Of Fire

BTN Ring Of Fire

The link is here Facts: Earthquakes happen all the time. A big earthquake happened in September 2009 in Samoa in the Pacific. Another one also happened in Sumatra-Indonesia. Most of the earthquakes happened in a region that known as the Ring of Fire.  Three quarters of the earths volcanoes exist in the ring of fire. Earthquakes happen when the large  tectonic plates under the earth move. Earthquakes can cause tsunamies. Questions: Where is the ring of fire? How many earthquakes happen…

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