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
Galapagos finches caught in act of becoming new species
A population of finches on the Galapagos is discovered in the process of becoming a new species.
Dolly the sheep health fears 'unfounded'
Concerns that Dolly the cloned sheep had early-onset arthritis were unfounded, scientists say.
Deep fat fryers may help form cooling clouds
The fatty acids released in cooking may help form clouds that cool the climate, say scientists.
EU ban on bird imports sees 'massive' cuts in global trade
There's been a 90% drop in the trade in wild birds around the globe mainly due to an EU ban, say researchers.
Light pollution: Night being lost in many countries
Much of the world is "losing the night" as artificial light becomes brighter and more widespread, say scientists.
Plague reached Europe by Stone Age
Plague was present in Europe during the late Stone Age, according to a study of ancient remains.
High-energy 'ghost particles' absorbed by Earth
Neutrinos are famous for travelling through solid objects, but they don't go through everything, a study shows.
Research money central to Budget
The Chancellor Philip Hammond has made investment in research the centrepiece of his budget.
How dinosaur scales became bird feathers
The genes that caused scales to become feathers in the early ancestors of birds have been found by US scientists.
Seeds hold hidden treasures for future food
More than 70,000 seeds have been sent from Kew's Millennium Seed Bank to Lebanon, for vital crop research.
UK judges to get scientific guides
A Supreme Court judge launches the first of a series of scientific guides for the UK judiciary.

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BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Suicide pact accused contacted other men, court hears
Natasha Gordon texted two other men shortly after Matthew Birkenshaw died at Rutland Water, a trial hears.
Cambridge student Thomas Millward's death accidental
Thomas Millward, 19, was described by his college as "a loyal friend" and "gifted student".
Chancellor announces million Cambridge to Oxford homes plan
The government is supporting plans for huge housing growth in the Cambridge to Oxford corridor.
Treasure finds in England top 1,000 for first time
Are these the five most significant treasure finds of the past few years?
Man urged to kill self by 'suicide advocate', court hears
Matthew Birkinshaw was encouraged to end his own life by Natasha Gordon, a court hears.
Corrie Mckeague: Search for missing airman extended
Corrie Mckeague has not been seen since a night out with friends in September 2016.
Footballer Ricky Miller denies assaulting police officer
Peterborough striker Ricky Miller also denies threatening behaviour and failing to provide a blood specimen.
Two charged over attacks on East Midlands ATMs
The 31-year-old and 36-year-old will appear in court in connection with a string of incidents.
Thomas Cook shares hit as UK earnings fall
Rising hotel prices, the weaker pound and competition in the Spanish market affect the holiday firm.
Children in Need: Fundraisers in the east support Pudsey
People across the East of England have been supporting BBC Children in Need
Greater Anglia's new trains revealed in virtual reality
Greater Anglia is giving passengers a tour of its new carriages with a virtual reality headset.

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