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
David Attenborough climate change TV show a 'call to arms'
The BBC's Climate Change - The Facts, presented by Sir David Attenborough, is praised by TV critics.
Climate change: Sir David Attenborough warns of 'catastrophe'
The veteran naturalist's BBC programme on climate change is his strongest warning yet on the threat of rising temperatures.
SpaceX capsule suffers 'anomaly' during tests in Florida
There are plans to launch a manned mission to the International Space Station later this year.
Extinction Rebellion: Climate protests 'diverting' London police
Police rest days are cancelled as more than 1,000 officers are deployed in London.
'Giant lion' fossil found in Kenya museum drawer
The bones of the huge creature belong to a new species which roamed east Africa 20 million years ago.
Evidence of rabbits in UK in Roman times, say academics
Tests on a bone, found in West Sussex, show for the first time the animal was alive in the first century AD.
Pig brains partially revived four hours after death
The study could aid medical research and fuel debate about the difference between life and death.
Extinction Rebellion London activists chained to Jeremy Corbyn's home
Four Extinction Rebellion campaigners glued themselves together outside the Labour leader's home.
Only one in 50 people have nights free from light pollution
Just one in 50 people in England experiences nights that are free from light pollution.
Rare kakapo parrots have best breeding season on record
Kakapos were one of New Zealand's most common birds, but they are now on the brink of extinction.
TED 2019: The $50 lab burger transforming food
TED fellow Bruce Friedrich tells the TED conference about his vision for the future of food.
Events
Action
Proposal for battery energy storage facility
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Invite to Consultation
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• 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
Recreation ground developments almost complete with upgrade to Pavillion and Skatepark, Trim Track construction and new Tennis Courts
Proposed Solar Farm
UK's biggest solar farm planned for east of England (Click on image for larger version)
See Sunnica Web Site for more information
BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Dumping of 167 chicks 'connected to Easter' trade
The RSPCA says the dumping of more than 160 chicks has "some connection to Easter".
Prodigy's Keith Flint Peterborough mural print collected
Glenn Davies met the artist Nathan Murdock at the "iconic" mural as he wanted to see "the real deal".
Huge increase in Public Spaces Protection Order fines
A lawyer fears some council wardens are "acting with incentives to issue as many fines as possible".
Derelict RAF Upwood site to be sold to developers
The disused airfield was closed by the Ministry of Defence in 1994.
Jarod Kirkman: Man jailed over threatening emails to MPs
Jarod Kirkman is sentenced to 42 weeks in jail after targeting seven MPs.
Man injured in Stibbington sulphuric acid spill
The man was treated for burns and taken to hospital after the chemical spill at the Pure Fuels plant.
Dr Robert Bailey: Body found in Alps search for British GP
Robert Bailey had been missing since he went walking in the French Alps in March.
'Amazing' video of blue tits' nest in drain in St Neots
Bird experts say they have not seen the species nesting like this before.
Rail fault causes severe travel disruption on LNER trains
LNER advised passengers not to travel after faulty overhead cables damaged 10 locomotives.
Cow stuck in mud by Cambridgeshire river rescued
Winches and a teleporter are used to free the stricken calf from a perilous patch of deep mud.
Maine Coon cross cat Titch takes hydrotherapy in his stride
Meet "laid-back" giant cat Titch who takes watery walks in his stride.

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