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
Closing gender gap in physics 'will take generations'
The gender gap in science subjects like physics is likely to persist for hundreds of years, study suggests.
National Trust needs to be 'radical'
The new director-general of the National Trust says the charity needs to reach out to people in urban areas.
Bajau people 'evolved bigger spleens' for free-diving
In an example of human natural selection, Asia's Bajau people have evolved bigger spleens for diving.
Oxford Dodo was shot in head, scans find
The world-famous specimen is the world's best-preserved example of the extinct bird.
Scientists discover mechanism behind motor neurone disease
An international team found that a protein causes brain cells to die when it is stuck in the jelly phase.
Last of the wild asses back from the brink
Wild equines are being reintroduced to the grasslands of Kazakhstan where they once roamed in large numbers.
Planet-hunter launches from Florida
The US space agency's Tess satellite lifts off on a mission to find thousands of new worlds.
Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed
Plan for a ban in England is announced as Commonwealth leaders are urged to tackle plastic waste.
100 Women: 'Record number' of Nepalese women climbing Everest this season
A record number of Nepalese women are climbing Mount Everest this spring season, officials tell the BBC.
Heatwaves 'cook' Great Barrier Reef corals
Recurring spells of ocean warming impact the diversity of coral reef communities.
Keeping livers 'alive' boosts transplant success, trial finds
The alternative to ice involves pumping livers with blood, nutrients and medicines while in a machine.
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
March garden body probe: Fourth arrest made
The dead man had sustained "significant head trauma" but the cause of death is not yet confirmed.
Phone shop staff watch as thief rips mobiles from shelf
CCTV pictures capture the moment a man walks off with four phones in front of shop staff.
Police officer filmed 'running man over' in Cambridge
A misconduct hearing was shown CCTV and bodycam pictures of the incident in Cambridge city centre.
Legal threat over Virgin Trains East Coast rail franchise
A campaign group wants Stagecoach and Virgin to be stopped from bidding on future contracts.
Cambridgeshire soldier's bid for fastest marathon in armour
The soldier will attempt to run the London Marathon in a full set of body armour.
Cambridge PC Rowan Huskisson guilty of gross misconduct
A misconduct hearing found PC Rowan Huskisson guilty of gross misconduct.
Eltisley farm firm fined £400K over teen tractor death
The tractor and trailer collided with a bridge when the brakes failed, a court heard.
Sixteen Foot Bank death: Man found drowned fiancee's car in ditch
She was on her way to a car boot sale but never arrived.
St Neots Loves Farm: Council approves 1,020 new homes
The scheme also includes a hotel, pub, primary school, play areas, allotments and sports pitches.
Tornado jet added to Imperial War Museum Duxford
A Tornado jet, used in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been added to an aircraft museum's collection.
Harrison Dunk: Cambridge United defender signs new deal until 2020
Cambridge defender Harrison Dunk signs a new deal, which will keep him at the League Two club until the summer of 2020.

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