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BTN Classroom Episode 33:
EV Charging Stations
The government's planning to spend 250 million dollars on things like charging stations
Three is a $250 million plan
Norway and South Korea want normal cars by 2025
There is less than 1% of new car sales
The Government reckons it's 250-million-dollar plan will help boost sales and get around 1.7 million EVs on Aussie roads by 2030.
Transport makes up to almost 20 percent of Australia's carbon emissions
In France you can get around 18 thousand bucks off a new electric car
They want big businesses and government departments to switch their work cars to electric vehicles or EVs for short.
Pacific Island Climate Change
Parts of some of the Islands are under watre
Scientists say sea levels have risen by 30 centimetres in the past 30 years
Kids in tbe Pacific are ten times more likely to experience experience extreme weather events than their parents.
At the recent COP26 climate conference in Scotland, some wealthy countries, including Australia, promised to put more money towards helping poorer countries deal with of climate change.
Many leaders of island nations, say more needs to be done to stop temperatures rising.
Climate change is an issue that these countries have been facing for years up until now.
Climate change has affected peoples homes, village and families
Life in Space
The spaceships toilet on their spacecraft was broken, the crew all had to all wear nappies.
It is now possible to eat and grow chillies in space
the closest thing astronauts get to a shower on the ISS is a cloth with a bit of soap on it.
In 24 hours, the space station makes 16 orbits of Earth
In space you grow up to 3 percent taller, but then turn back to your normal size when you are back at earth.
Food is stored in air tight bags so it lats longer
In space you have time to exersice
When you brush your teeth you have to swallow the toothpaste, and to wash your hair you can use rinse-less shampoo
Koala Fitness Trackers
Experts say it is important to monitor koalas
You need to measure the koalas heart rate. If the heart rate is going up, that could be that the koala is stressed by something in his/her environment.
Some researches are worried koalas are getting stressed out by something
Koalas have got an exceptional sense of hearing, their sense of smell is really good as well, but their eyesight is quite poor.
Koalas have poor eye sight so when drones come around it can sometimes be really noisy for them.
Drones are used to keep track of the koala population
There nostrils are unique to each one
Facial recognition is used for koalas.
Kangaroo Island Dunnarts
The Western River Refuge is a patch of land that's fenced off and feral-predator free.
It was set up to keep native wildlife safe after the Kangaroo Island bushfires in 2019 and 2020.
KI was burned pretty bad in the fires. Two thirds of the island got burned.
The KI Dunnart isvery hard to catch. It's very rare after five years of trying to catch them, KI Land for Wildlife has only ever caught one.
A few months ago, the refuge was officially declared feral cat free. That's great news for all the native wildlife in here and means the fence is working to keep out the cats.
the Dunnarts that survived were in danger from the feral cats