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
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
Lean-burn physiology gives Sherpas peak-performance
Nepalese mountain guides have a physiology that uses oxygen more efficiently lowlanders.
Brexit barriers 'would harm science', say universities
Make science and research a priority in Brexit talks, says Russell Group.
Tax plastic drinking straws, firm says
A waste disposal firm claims that plastic drinking straws are "the ultimate in human wastefulness".
Mount Everest's famous Hillary Step destroyed, mountaineers confirm
The world's highest mountain poses new hazards after the collapse of a key rocky outcrop.
All three chicks at Cairngorms osprey nest die
The nest in the Cairngorms in which three osprey chicks had hatched now appears to have been abandoned.
Norway to boost protection of Arctic seed vault from climate change
Measures are announced after water enters a frozen facility guarding the world's key crop seeds.
China claims breakthrough in mining 'flammable ice'
The vast reserves of methane hydrates under the bottom of the sea could be key to future energy needs.
UN looks to protect birds from green energy threats
Shutting down wind farms when birds pass over is one of the methods being tested to save migrating species.
Nasa seeks experiment ideas for Europa lander
Nasa is seeking the best ideas for experiments to fly on a mission that will land on Jupiter's moon Europa.
Greece battles locust plague on Agios Efstratios island
Locals say sheep on Agios Efstratios are starving as so much plant life is being devoured by swarms.
Recycling body criticises Pringles and Lucozade packaging
The packaging for Pringles and Lucozade Sport are among the most difficult to recycle, a trade body says.

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Events
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Burwell Carnival 17th June 2017
Events Calendar
Burwell Festival 2017
Burwell Museum
What's On in The Area
Cambridge Events
Ely Science Festival
19 May - 18 June 2017
A month long event of interactive fun and discovery exploring science and the natural world through art, music, exhibitions and fun activities for all ages.
Action
Village News
"Memories Of Burwell", By Frank Czucha
Newly published book containing over 300 photos of former schools, shops and companies etc. is now available from Tina's in North Street. Priced at £12.99
BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Delayed £50m Cambridge North railway station opens
The railway station was due to open in 2015 and features a design from maths model Game of Life.
Euromillions winner's son loses court battle for money for life
The "profligate" son loses his court battle to force his Euromillons-win father to support him for life.
Man denies murder of Wisbech woman Dzilva Butiene
Kestutis Bauzys is accused of killing the 48-year-old, who died from suspected abdominal injuries.
Hit-and-run crash amputee Shaun Whiter completes charity ride
Shaun Whiter lost his legs after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on a roadside.
David Oldfield: Peterborough United appoint assistant manager after trial
David Oldfield is appointed assistant manager at Peterborough after a trial, while Mark Tyler becomes goalkeeping coach.
Lee Angol and Hayden White join Mansfield Town from Peterborough United
Mansfield sign Peterborough duo Lee Angol and Hayden White, the sixth and seventh signings since the end of their season.
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