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Title Behind the News: Women?s Rugby/Bionic Boy/BtN?s Election 2016 Rookie Reporter/Indigenous Veterans/Violent Toys/BtN?s 2016 Ci
Published Australia : ABC3, 2016
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Summary BTN'S 2016 CIVICS SERIES, PART 4: WHAT IS AN ELECTORATE?:<br />Australia is now in election mode ? so BtN is celebrating with a series of stories looking at different aspects of our civic life.<br /><br />Our final story in this series focuses on electorates.<br /><br />They make up our national political map and we hear them mentioned by name on the news each night.<br /><br />But why do they exist and how do they help make sure everyone is represented in parliament?<br /><br />** What is an Electorate will be next week's BtN #AskaReporter topic! **<br /><br />TEACHER RESOURCES INCLUDED<br />Learning areas ?<br /><br />Civics and Citizenship / Knowledge and Understanding:<br />The key features of the Australian electoral process Year 5<br /><br />The roles and responsibilities of electors and representatives in Australia's democracy Year 5<br /> <br />Civics and Citizenship / Analysis, synthesis and interpretation:<br />Use and evaluate a range of information to develop a point of view Year 5<br /> <br />Civics and Citizenship Skills / Questioning and research:<br />Develop questions and gather a range of information to investigate the society in which they live Year 6 <br /><br />Civics and Citizenship Skills / Communication and reflection:<br />Present civics and citizenship ideas and viewpoints for a particular purpose using civics and citizenship terms and concepts Year 6 <br />Reflect on personal roles and actions as a citizen in the school and in the community Year 6<br /><br />VIOLENT TOYS:<br />A new study has found popular toy brand Lego has become more violent over its 67 year history.<br /><br />Researchers say more Lego sets include weapons or characters in war-like situations these days.<br /><br />And some believe that's a problem for kids' development.<br /><br />We look at both sides of the debate before finding out how you feel.<br /><br />INDIGENOUS VETERANS:<br />People around Australia will soon gather for Indigenous veterans commemoration ceremonies.<br /><br />The events pay tribute to the service and sacrifice of Indigenous people who have fought in wars throughout Australia's history and they're part of National Reconciliation Week.<br /><br />One school in Adelaide is hosting a ceremony after creating a book that tells the stories of Indigenous veterans from the area.<br /><br />We find out more about their passion for this important subject.<br /><br />TEACHER RESOURCES INCLUDED<br />Learning areas ?<br /><br />History / Knowledge and Understanding:<br />The contribution of individuals and groups to the development of Australian society since Federation Year 6 <br />Experiences of Australian democracy and citizenship, including the status and rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, migrants, women and children Year 6<br /><br />HASS / Inquiry and skills / Researching:<br />Sequence information about people's lives, events, developments and phenomena using a variety of methods including timelines Year 5 & 6<br /><br />HASS / Inquiry and skills / Questioning:<br />Develop appropriate questions to guide an inquiry about people, events, developments, places, systems and challenges Year 5 & 6<br /><br />BTN'S ELECTION 2016 ROOKIE REPORTER -<br />During federal elections, major news networks always send a senior political correspondent out on the campaign trail to bring viewers all of the latest developments.<br /><br />So we thought it was about time BtN did the same!<br /><br />This week, meet the girl selected as BtN's first Rookie Reporter election correspondent. She will be following the election for BtN and BtN Newsbreak in the lead up to the big day.<br /><br />But first, she wants to know issues you would like her to follow up with some of the country's most powerful people.<br /><br /><br />BIONIC BOY:<br />13-year old Riley was born with cerebral palsy. The disease makes it difficult for him to do many of the things that other kids can do, like walking or talking.<br /><br />But a young Aussie scientist is hoping to invent a special device to help.<br /><br />Join them as they work together to give Riley powers he never thought possible.<br /><br />WOMEN'S RUGBY:<br />Last week, the Australian Women's Rugby Sevens team made history as the first national team to win the World Series.<br /><br />Now, the team has shifted its focus to the upcoming Olympics where the sport will feature for the first time.<br /><br />We meet some of the stars of the team and find out what rugby sevens is and how they rate their chances of gold
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2016-06-07 at 10:00:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Cerebral palsy -- Physical therapy.
Elections -- Political aspects.
Electronic toys.
LEGO toys.
Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes.
Politics and government.
Form Streaming video
Author Bazley, Nathan, host
Davis, Emma, reporter
Maher, Nick, reporter
Smith, Carl, reporter
Enchong, Tara, contributor
Green, Ellia, contributor
Nguyen, Jordan, contributor
Thatcher, Robert, contributor