New Series Starting

New Series Starting

My friend Hamish and I are going to start writing a series called RugBall. It will be about one team playing rugby league and one team playing footy. We will post one part every week.  

Camp 100 wc

Camp 100 wc

Before the holidays, our school went to camp in Canberra.  It was great fun even though it was a ten-hour bus trip to get there. The cabins were  also great. In my cabin, there were four people. We each shared a bunk bed. There were also fully functioning en-suite bathrooms. We visited lots of places there. The most fun one I think was Questacon but we also went to Parliament House and the High Court just to name a few. …

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100 …however, she couldn’t believe what she had done…

100 …however, she couldn’t believe what she had done…

This week my goal is to write a news report. Today we have a news report coming from the Bass Coast. A girl  has caught a gummy shark. However, she couldn’t believe what she had done because it a great white and was three meters long. She caught it on a huge fishing rode. She was travelling on a boat sailing down the bass straight. We have no pictures of the shark, but we will get them soon. There has not been…

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BTN NZ Volcano

BTN NZ Volcano

The link is here Facts: Mount Ruapehu in New Zealand is the most active volcano in the country. Ten years ago it erupted and killed 100 people in a passenger train. When the volcano explodes the lava can travel over 100 kilometres an hour. Scientists do not know when mount Ruapehu will explode again, but they think it will in about ten years. The volcano is located halfway between Auckland and Wellington. Questions: Where exactly is it? How wide is it? How…

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100 wc Bridge Sprinkled Pink Daffodil Huge

100 wc Bridge Sprinkled Pink Daffodil Huge

I was walking down a huge pink bridge. There were daffodils on an island in the middle of the lake and the sun was out.  Everything was perfect until suddenly I saw out of the corner of my eye a human. He was wearing just black and was standing behind a bush spying on me. I figured he might be a secret spy so I made sure I stepped really softly and dived into the bush near  him. He caught me…

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BTN Cape Town Water Crisis

BTN Cape Town Water Crisis

The link is Here Facts: In Cape Town, South Africa there has been a huge water crisis which has left heaps of people without drinking water.  By June it is thought that there will be no more water left. That day will be called Day Zero. Even now people only are only rationed 25 litres of water per day to use for drinking, cooking and bathing. Questions: How much water do they have left? When will they run out? How many people…

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100 WC

100 WC

This week my goal is to write a news report. Welcome back to 7 two news and today’s story is about a new species of chestnut found in Australia. Scientists are testing it to see if it is safe to eat. A farmer in the outback discovered it after he was woken up by them falling on to his roof. Properties of this chestnut can be used to make a new flu vaccine that can help millions of people. The chestnut…

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BTN

BTN

The link is Here Facts: Massive cracks appeared in a valley in Africa. The cracks were caused by heavy rain in the last few weeks. Scientists have investigated the appearance of the cracks and they think that the land will break apart in the next tens of millions of years and that the plate under Africa will split in two. Questions: Where is it? When exactly will it happen? How deep is the crack? Understandings: I now know when and how it happened.

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

The link to the video is Here 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…

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