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
Watched chimps change their hunting habits
Wild chimpanzees have changed their hunting strategies in response to being watched and followed by scientists, observations suggest.
Whale body size warning for species collapses
The shrinking size of whales over the 20th Century could help scientists detect when wildlife populations are in trouble, a study suggests.
India genome plan could boost healthcare
Could an effort to gather genetic data from its population of one billion people help India take the lead in advanced healthcare?
Queen's Speech: Plan aims to secure space sector
A government plan to protect the UK's £13.7bn space industry has been laid out in the Queen's Speech.
German-UK team maintains Galileo success
OHB and SSTL will make the next eight, possibly even the next 14, satellites for Europe's GPS.
Why suitcases rock and fall over - puzzle solved
Scientists crack the problem of why two-wheeled suitcases can rock from side-to-side and turn over.
Europe selects grand gravity mission
After decades in the planning, a space mission to detect gravitational waves finally gets the go-ahead.
Hawking urges Moon landing to 'elevate humanity'
Prof Stephen Hawking has called for leading nations to send astronauts to the Moon by the end of this decade.
Volcanoes 'triggered dawn of dinosaurs'
A million-year-long period of volcanic activity led to the rise of the dinosaurs, a study suggests.
How cats conquered the ancient world
The domestic cat is descended from wild cats that were tamed twice - in the Near East and then Egypt.
Brexit 'will enhance' UK wildlife laws - Gove
Any Brexit changes to the UK's wildlife laws will increase - not reduce - environmental protection, Michael Gove has pledged.

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Events
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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
Addenbrooke's nurse 'could not speak any English'
The hospital only realised the woman did not speak any English when she turned up for her first day.
Dashcam captures drink-drive crash in Mepal
A drink-driver was jailed after causing a fatal five-vehicle crash.
Cambridge guided bus crashes into wall
A guided bus crashed after leaving the tracks, leaving one man injured.
Fruit and veg farmers facing migrant labour shortages
Growers are already having difficulty recruiting pickers and fear it could get harder post-Brexit.
Roads in Cambridgeshire and Norfolk start to melt in hot weather
The hot weather continues to cause problems for people who want to travel, as roads start to melt.
Peterborough Lido: A look back at the pool's 80 years
The popular outdoor pool opened in 1936 but things have not always gone swimmingly.
Duxford: From daring dogfights to acrobatic airshows
From daring dogfights to acrobatic airshows: One hundred personal stories of Duxford's past and present.
Students compete in Cambridge University's cardboard boat race
More than 50 boats made out of cardboard, tape and glue compete in race.
Bumps: Cambridge’s curious rowing race
There is no other boat race quite like it.
Paul Taylor: Bradford City sign forward on one-year deal after Peterborough exit
Bradford City sign forward Paul Taylor on a one-year deal following his release by Peterborough United.
Brad Inman: Rochdale sign Peterborough midfielder on season-long loan
Rochdale sign midfielder Brad Inman on a season-long loan from League One rivals Peterborough United.
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