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)
Science Made Simple
Simple explanations
Science Made Simple
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
Cultured lab meat may make climate change worse
Growing meat in the laboratory may damage the climate more in the long run, than meat from cattle.
Mystery disease killing beech trees
A mystery disease that is killing beech trees could cause widespread die-offs unless more is done to halt its spread, warn scientists.
Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling
Clothing brands and retailers should pay per item to fund a £35m annual recycling scheme, MPs say.
Chinese 'Ivory Queen' Yang Fenglan jailed in Tanzania
The Chinese businesswoman was sentenced to 15 years in prison for operating an ivory-smuggling ring.
Stores accused of 'watering down' bottle deposit scheme
Campaigners say retailers want fees to apply only to smaller containers, rather than all plastic bottles.
Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment
The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world's worst nuclear disaster.
ZSL London Zoo shares animal X-rays
X-ray images reveal the inner workings of a variety of different species at ZSL London Zoo.
AAAS: Machine learning 'causing science crisis'
Techniques used to analyse data are producing misleading and often wrong results, critics say.
Gene-edited animal plan to relieve poverty in Africa
Researchers in Edinburgh develop gene-edited farm animals for poor farmers in Africa.
Call to ban killer robots in wars
Scientists have called for a ban on the development of weapons controlled by AI.
BP: Plastic ban 'could have unintended consequences'
The oil and gas company believes a prohibition on single-use plastic could increase CO2, but is that true?
Events
Action
Proposal for battery energy storage facility
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Invite to Consultation
(PDF File)
• Aura Power, a renewable energy developer, is looking to develop a battery-based energy storage system (BESS) on land at Weirs Drove, Burwell

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Proposed Battery Storage Facility - Parish Council Questions and Answers
More information on RADE Web Site
Area Photos
FynNet
Burwell Lode Bridge
Burwell - St Mary's Church
Burwell Windmill
Burwell Lode
Village News
BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Kimbolton Fireworks ceases trading after 55 years
It supplied fireworks for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Grand Arcade death: Man charged with manslaughter
Benyamin Hussain, 18, died in hospital after an alleged fight outside a shopping centre.
Missing cat Peanut found after 10 years in Norfolk
It is thought Peanut the puss had been living "almost as a stray" for a decade after going missing.
The naked women of Britain's churches
Why are churches across Britain adorned with carvings of naked women exposing their genitalia?
A1: Plans unveiled to spend £1.4bn improving Black Cat roundabout
The plans to improve the Black Cat roundabout with the A428 and A421 include a new dual carriageway.
'Move away' Cambridge councillor Donald Adey will not give up pay
Donald Adey, who lives 400 miles from his ward, is the only councillor not to reduce his allowance.
Cambridge time expert fears sundials are 'old hat'
Cambridge academic Dr Frank King says getting young people to love sundials is "an uphill struggle".
Peterborough University delay 'a kick in the teeth'
A Labour councillor says there is "no clear direction" on a new university for Peterborough.
Robber who hit 'frail' woman with brick jailed
Brandon Cliffe tried to steal the 69-year-old's shopping and attacked her when she refused to let go.
Cambridge University recreates 16th Century feather craze hat
Historical fashion experts reproduce a feather hat worn to impress an Emperor's brother.
Matthew Le Mottee wins close-up magician award three years in a row
Matthew Le Mottee completed a feat never seen before in the Magic Circle.

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