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
Guide to Backyard Astronomy
Overview and links to resources.
Guide to backyard astronomy
Fun Science Experiments For Children to Try at Home
From Claire Mitchell, mother of two, keen author and lover of anything to do with science.
Fun Experiments Web Page also Getting started with Astronomy
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
NASA
The one and only National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA Logo
NASA Spot The International Space Station
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)
Open University - OpenLearn
Posters and booklets from your favourite OU/BBC programmes - download to your PC now, or order physical items where available
OpenLearn
Science Made Simple Science Made Simple Logo
Articles, Experiments and Experimental Design, Projects etc.
Science Made Simple
Science Made Simple (School of Physics and Astronomy Cardiff University)
Science Made Simple has a passion for all things science. We aim to share our enthusiasm by offering inspirational and educational experiences that are tailor-made for schools, festivals, family and adult audiences.
Our mission is to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, to engage the wider public with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) as part of popular culture, and to help build bridges between researchers and the public.
We do this by training professional science communicators for high quality science shows, through a variety of formats. These include live presentations, demonstrations and street theatre. We also develop educational materials and create accessible science media for a public audience.
Science. Made simple.
Science Experiments with Sweets/Candy
Instead of eating all of that sugar around Easter, Christmas, and Halloween, try putting some of it to good use through science.
Science Experiments with Sweets/Candy
Science Experiments to Do With Mentos, Pop Rocks, and Other Candy
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
The Sky Live
Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
The Sky Live LogoThe Sky Live
BBC News - Science & Environment
Can old traditions and tech help Singapore reach zero waste?
Singapore sees its traditional rag and bone collectors as key to its sustainability plans.
Climate change: UN virtual talks make little progress
Three weeks of talks see little movement amid worries about the impact of Covid on poorer nations.
Giant rhino fossils in China show new species was 'taller than giraffe'
The Paraceratherium linxiaense was taller than a giraffe and weighed as much as four large African elephants.
'Living fossil' fish may live for up to a century
The coelacanth was thought to live for about 20 years, but a new study suggests it's nearer 100.
Nuclear energy: Fusion plant backed by Jeff Bezos to be built in UK
Canadian company General Fusion is set to build a $400m fusion demonstrator near Oxford.
China space station: Shenzhou-12 delivers first crew to Tianhe module
Three astronauts successfully take off for China's longest ever human spaceflight mission.
Thousandth dormouse brought back to the wild
The captive-bred hazel dormouse is now settling into its new woodland home in Lancashire.
UK warned it is unprepared for climate chaos
Homes need to be more resilient and the government is in a worse position than five years ago, report says.
Drone cameras record social lives of killer whales
A new study suggests killer whales may socialise with each other based on age and gender.
Secrets of tiny diving mammals revealed
Biologists have uncovered the genetic secrets of water shrews, the world's smallest diving mammals.
UK could be left behind in the electric car race, warns report
The UK might soon be reliant on electric vehicles imported from abroad, warns an influential group.
Village News
Clunch Magazine
Online
UK's biggest solar farm planned for east of England (Click on image for larger version)
Proposed Solar Farm
Sunnica Proposals
BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Why the twins who had everything 'fell apart'
Sam and Chris Gould died four months apart, leaving their parents asking what could have saved them.
Cambridge Black Death victims buried with compassion, study finds
The plague killed people so rapidly the evidence previously suggested most bodies went into mass graves.
Bernadette Walker trial: Mum urged friend to block teen, jury told
Sarah Walker told a friend of her missing daughter "you don't need that drama", jurors hear.
Buckden schoolchildren surprised as Virgin hot air balloon lands
The unscheduled landing of a hot air balloon is turned into an impromptu lesson for pupils.
Covid: 'We are riding waves of hope and despair'
Theatres, music venues and nightclubs are among those to be affected by the delayed unlocking.
Wisbech sinkholes close town's roads
Sinkholes open up on two different roads and police joke that they are "looking into it".
Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
Covid: How should I protect myself from Covid now?
What are the actions we can take to reduce our risk of catching the virus?
What are the rules for travelling to green, amber and red list countries?
Foreign holidays are possible, but travellers must follow strict rules on their return.
Covid-19: Five ways to make hugging safer, from the experts
Millions of people will be able to hug loved ones again from Monday. But can you minimise the risk?
Lockdown easing: What to watch for when you’re out and about
The BBC's David Shukman on how to navigate lockdown easing while keeping yourself and others safe.

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