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
Why does India's air look different from space?
Europe's Sentinel-5P satellite tracks formaldehyde emissions in the air over the Indian sub-continent.
Marine plastic: Hundreds of fragments in dead seabirds
Flesh-footed shearwater chicks are starving to death because of plastic, a BBC documentary reveals.
Mystery extinct ape found in ancient Chinese tomb
The discovery of a prehistoric pet gibbon suggests humans pushed apes to extinction far back in history.
The 'Baby' that ushered in modern computer age
Scientists are celebrating the birth 70 years ago of a machine that kick-started the modern computer age.
Cyan colour hidden ingredient in sleep
Adding or removing the colour cyan can have an impact on sleep, according to biologists.
Gene-edited farm animals are on their way
Scientists create pigs that are immune to one of the world's costliest livestock diseases.
Astronauts eject UK-led space junk demo mission
The RemoveDebris satellite will trial technologies for snaring broken hardware drifting in orbit.
Koko: Gorilla who mastered sign language dies in California
Koko is said to have been able to communicate thoughts and feelings using more than 1,000 hand signs.
Rover test: What's it like to ride a rocket to Mars?
European engineers shake their Mars rover to see that it can survive the violence of a rocket launch.
How hats were placed atop the Easter Island statues
It took only small teams using ramps and ropes to cap the giant statues of Rapa Nui, a new study says.
Puan, oldest known Sumatran orangutan, dies in Australia
Puan left an "incredible legacy" of descendants for the critically endangered species, keepers say.
Events
Action
• 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
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Burwell Lode Bridge
Burwell - St Mary's Church
Burwell Windmill
Burwell Lode
Village News
BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Huntingdon retirement flats evacuated after blaze
Police help evacuate 32 residents from their flats after a fire broke out in the top floor.
Abandoned seal pup rescued from Cambridgeshire river bank
The pup, only weeks old, had been abandoned and would have certainly died, rescuers say.
King's College racism row: Students support academic
Porters at King's College in Cambridge are accused of "hassling" non-white staff and students.
Cambourne child rapist jailed for crimes against girl
Police say the victim was 10 years old when the abuse started.
Rikki Neave death: No charges over schoolboy murder
Prosecutors say there is "insufficient evidence" to charge a man over the death of Rikki Neave, six.
Cambridge Museum of Zoology reopens after £4m facelift
Sir David Attenborough says the museum featuring Charles Darwin finds is "of the highest importance".
Mary Beard on big thinkers and 'sexist rants'
What's it like to be a public intellectual in age of echo chamber social media and fake news?
Oliver Cromwell's 'rare' funeral banner sells for £16k
It is one of only four survivors out of more than 2,000 banners used at the Lord Protector's funeral.
Addenbrooke's 'silly' cancer nurse Debbie Bye found after appeal
Liz Brown finds nurse Debbie Bye, who helped to make the 14-year-old girl's cancer "less painful".
Godwit birds released after WWT spring flood rescue
There are fewer than 50 breeding pairs of the endangered birds left in the UK.
Siriki Dembele: Peterborough sign Grimsby's promising forward
League One Peterborough United sign Grimsby Town forward Siriki Dembele on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

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