Science and Space links

Air and Water Chemistry for Kids
Once you've read up on the basics of chemistry, you can check your knowledge of some simple themes through games and other fun activities.
Air and Water Chemistry for Kids
Amazing Space
Space telescope education program
Amazing Space
Ask an Expert
Scientific American site
Ask an Expert
Astronomy at Home
Home Astronomer Guide
A Guide for Exploring Outer Space from Your Backyard
Astronomy at Home
Bug Club
For young entomologists
Bug Club
Center For Game Science.org
Games focused on scientific discovery, discovering optimal learning pathways for STEM education, cognitive skill training , and games that explore collective over individual intelligence
Center For Game Science.org
Cool Science for curious kids
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Cool Science for curious kids
CHEM4KIDS
Chemistry for you know who
CHEM4KIDS
Chemistry Resources for Students and Teachers
Another page like this one with links to sites containing chemistry related information useful to students and teachers
Chemistry Resources for Students and Teachers
Chemistry Behind Cleaning
Explaining pH Scales, Surfactants and links to other cleaning chemistry resources
Chemistry Behind Cleaning
CODE.ORG
Learn how to write computer code
CODE.ORG
Discovery Kids
Science, Dinosaurs, Sharks, Space, Earth, Animalas etc. with Apps, Books and Activities
Discovery Kids
Engineer Girl
Engineers, what they do and how to be one.
Engineer Girl
Great Websites For Kids
A directory of sites aimed at the young. Grouped by categories: Astronomy & Space, Biology, Chemistry & Physics, General Science,Geology ,Science Experiments, Weather & Environment

Kid's Chemistry 101
Find out more about chemistry
Kid's Chemistry 101
Last Word
From New Scientist magazine, search for your interest
Last Word
Learn Chemistry
Hundreds of resources to help you learn and teach the fundamentals of chemistry (From the Royal Society of Chemistry)
Learn Chemistry
Mad Scientist Network
You don't have to be mad
Mad Scientist Network
Mathmol
Matter, Water and Energy explained
Mathmol
Metric Conversion Calculators
Help your Mum and Dad out
Metric Conversion Calculators
Natural History Museum
Wonderful place and a nice site
Natural History Museum
Periodic Table
Simpler version of above from Chemical Elements.Com
Periodic Table
Periodic Table (Visual Elements)
Interactive and brought to life by The Royal Society of Chemistry
Periodic Table (Visual Elements)
Open University - OpenLearn
Posters and booklets from your favourite OU/BBC programmes - download to your PC now, or order physical items where available
OpenLearn
Science Made Simple Science Made Simple Logo
Articles, Experiments and Experimental Design, Projects etc.
Science Made Simple
Science Made Simple (School of Physics and Astronomy Cardiff University)
Science Made Simple has a passion for all things science. We aim to share our enthusiasm by offering inspirational and educational experiences that are tailor-made for schools, festivals, family and adult audiences.
Our mission is to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, to engage the wider public with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) as part of popular culture, and to help build bridges between researchers and the public.
We do this by training professional science communicators for high quality science shows, through a variety of formats. These include live presentations, demonstrations and street theatre. We also develop educational materials and create accessible science media for a public audience.
Science. Made simple.
Science Experiments with Sweets/Candy
Instead of eating all of that sugar around Easter, Christmas, and Halloween, try putting some of it to good use through science.
Science Experiments with Sweets/Candy
Science Experiments to Do With Mentos, Pop Rocks, and Other Candy
StarChild
A Learning Center for Young Astronomers
StarChild
The Global Experiment 2014: The art of crystallisation
Aged 7 to 16? Collaborate with thousands of students from around the world by taking part in this experiment
The Global Experiment 2014: The art of crystallisation
BBC News - Science & Environment
European SolO probe ready to take on audacious mission
A UK-assembled European spacecraft aims to take the closest ever pictures and movies of the Sun.
Nasa astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir in all-women spacewalk
Two female astronauts made history as they replaced a power unit on the International Space Station.
Satellites to monitor whale strandings from space
Scientists are developing the techniques to spot mass stranding events from orbit.
Nasa unveils new spacesuit for next Moon landing
The agency reveals a prototype for a lunar surface spacesuit to fit all shapes and sizes.
How plastic bags were supposed to help save the planet
Family of inventor says they were designed to be reused to stop trees from being destroyed.
Climate change: Boris Johnson to chair new committee
A committee is set up to push climate action but critics point to delay on environment policy.
Human 'mini-brains' slow at developing among primates
Researchers grow brains in a lab and discover that human neurons develop more slowly than those of other primates.
Southwest Atlantic humpback whales on recovery path
The population first ravaged by commercial whalers in the 1900s is almost back to where it was.
Brexit hits UK science funding and workforce
The first figures emerge demonstrating that Brexit uncertainty has adversely affected UK research.
Why scientists are ‘listening’ to the Matterhorn
Sparked by an unexpected rockfall, researchers placed sensors on the mountain to monitor the site.
Egypt archaeologists find 20 ancient coffins near Luxor
The coffins, whose decorations are still visible, were uncovered at a Theban necropolis near Luxor.
Events
Action
Proposal for battery energy storage facility
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Area Photos
FynNet
Burwell Lode Bridge
Burwell - St Mary's Church
Burwell Windmill
Burwell Lode
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Proposed Solar Farm
UK's biggest solar farm planned for east of England (Click on image for larger version)
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BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University don readmitted after sexual harassment
Ex-students say they are "staggered" the academic has been readmitted to Trinity Hall.
Stolen Cambridgeshire fire engine kit found near Stevenage
Cutting gear returned to fire service after chance find by British Transport Police.
Guided busway closed after bus crashed into Longstanton field
A damaged section will be closed for almost a week after a bus careered off into a field.
Back garden observatory 'blinding' St Ives neighbour
Melvyn Thurlbourn put up the dome two years ago but a neighbour says the glare means he has to wear sunglasses.
Bury death: Robert Duquemin died after suspected assault in Huntingdon
A man has been arrested as the death of a father-of-five leaves a family "devastated".
Thomas Cook staff reunite for 'final goodbye' at Suffolk holiday park
Hundreds of former Thomas Cook staff will meet at a holiday park in Suffolk.
Royal Papworth Hospital rated 'outstanding' in all categories
Royal Papworth Hospital in Cambridge is the first in the UK to achieve the rating in all five areas.
Military van sliced in half after hitting Stonea railway bridge
The rear of the white van is completely crushed by the impact with the railway bridge in Stonea.
Musician Paul Cheese records song of the UK's sounds
A musician has spent several months cycling thousands of miles to record the sounds of the UK.
Peterborough prison death family 'treading water'
Charlotte Nokes, 38, died at HMP Peterborough while serving an indefinite jail term.
Runners 'understand' half marathon safety changes
A race in Peterborough was cancelled and another in Birmingham shortened amid security concerns.

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