Cave kangaroo and shear excitement
ABC KIDS News Time
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1w ago
The first stop on today's show is the post office! To meet some letter sending locals. Then, we'll head to the beach to practice deep listening. After a quick dip, we'll go deep into a cave to inspect a curious discovery, and then to a shearing shed on a farm, to meet an expert shearer. After that whirlwind adventure, it's off to a different kind of farm for our… Wow of the week! Quiz Questions 1. Who is currently running the Ungarie post office? 2. Which creature did Diana hear the heartbeat of? 3. What animal was the skeleton of? (Hint: Short-something kangaroo) 4. What kind of sheep did Jea ..read more
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Villainous ant and astounding artwork
ABC KIDS News Time
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2w ago
On today's show, we'll hear about a newly discovered ant with an interesting name. We'll kick-flip and grind with a super skateboarder, and fossick for fossils with a prolific palaeontologist. Then, we'll hear about an Indigenous Australian artist winning big in the art world, before heading to a deserted island for the… Wow of the week! Quiz Questions 1. Which villain was the ant named after? 2. What's the name of the trick Arisa did? 3. Which state is Samantha the dino lover from? 4. What did Archie Moore paint on the gallery walls? 5. What did the stranded sailors spell out in the sand ..read more
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Artificial Intelligence special
ABC KIDS News Time
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
3w ago
Join Ruby and the ABC's national technology reporter Ange Lavoipierre for a deep dive into the world of artificial intelligence ..read more
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Underwater mountain and senior swimmers
ABC KIDS News Time
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
3w ago
On today’s show, we’ll hear about some Paralympians speaking out about footwear. We’ll explore an underwater mountain and meet some of its fishy inhabitants. Then, staying in the water, we’ll splash about with some senior swimmers taking lessons for the first time.After that, it’s all eyes on the skies as we search for exploding stars, before we head down river for the… Wow of the week!  Quiz Questions 1. What does Stef Reid and other Paralympians want to be able to buy? 2. What kind of environment were the scientists exploring underwater? 3. What was special about the people taking the s ..read more
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Froggy fossil and significant signs
ABC KIDS News Time
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1M ago
On today's show, we'll start by inspecting an ancient fossil that's reminding scientists of a beloved green frog. We'll meet a would-be moon-mining rover, and catch up with some kind kids making an important change in their community. After that, we'll celebrate Eid before heading off on a camping trip for the… Wow of the week! Quiz Questions 1. Which muppet did the fossil remind scientists of? 2. Can you name one thing that the moon rover might mine for? 3. Which clan are the traditional owners of the land where Lionel and Ella were walking? 4. What is the celebration at the end of Ramadan ca ..read more
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Sporty Special
ABC KIDS News Time
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1M ago
Lace up your running shoes and strap on your safety gear, this week's episode is all about sport. We'll meet an athletic school kid being brave and breaking records, and learn about a kooky sport winning over new fans. We'll head to the ocean, for an adaptive surfing competition, and then dry off before a night at the theatre, to hear about a play telling the story of Indigenous footy players. After that, it's deep into the mountains for the Wow of the Week! Quiz Questions 1. Which athletics event is Bella best at? 2. Which two sports is joggling a combination of? 3. In which town in New South ..read more
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Breakfast breakthrough and big trees
ABC KIDS News Time
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1M ago
On today's show, we'll hear about how a famous Aussie breakfast food might be used to help recycle old computers. We'll perch on tree branches with the birds, and meet a teen fighting for the environment. Then, we'll dance with some Indigenous students connecting to their culture, before heading to a farm for the… Wow of the Week! Quiz Questions 1. What's the ingredient, starting with the letter Y, found in Vegemite that could be used to break down electronics? 2. According to this study, do birds prefer old trees, or young trees? 3. What job is Anjali studying to get? Hint: starts with the le ..read more
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Road trip trivia and whale song
ABC KIDS News Time
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2M ago
We're on the move in today's episode! We'll spot street signs in Queensland designed to keep drivers alert and amused. Then, we'll run a world record race with a speedy six-year old, before swimming deep underwater, to learn about how whale song works. After that whirlwind, we'll celebrate harmony day, before settling in for the… Wow of the week! Quiz Questions 1. What is the coldest town in Queensland? 2. How far was the race Helena ran? A) 200m B) 300m C) 400m 3. What is special about whales voice boxes? 4. What's the word for lots of different cultures living happily together? 5. Where was ..read more
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March meowness and athlete equality
ABC KIDS News Time
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2M ago
Today's show starts with some good news about an Aussie amphibian. We'll keep our voices down in a lovely library, cancelling peoples fines for a funny reason, and then meet the people representing Australia at an international song contest. Staying overseas, we'll speed over to the London marathon, to hear about an inclusive change they're making, and then after that, it's time for a prehistoric Wow of the Week. Quiz Questions 1. What kind of frog was cared for at Melbourne Zoo and recently released back into the wild? 2. Why did the librarians start asking for pictures of cats? 3. What does ..read more
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Hot chips and harbour helper
ABC KIDS News Time
by Australian Broadcasting Corporation
2M ago
On today's show, I've got some good news about a tasty, potatoey snack. Then, we'll hear about some awesome women kicking goals for International Women's Day, and meet a local legend cleaning up Sydney Harbour. We'll travel to the country Canada, to learn about an important Indigenous program, and then after that, I'll present an aquatic Wow of the Week. Quiz Questions 1. What the word for lots of different plants and animals living in the same area? 2. Which competition did the Matildas just qualify for? 3. What did Andy do with the money he inherited? 4. What country is the internship progra ..read more
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