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
Being human: Big toe clung on longest to primate origins
Our big toe was one of the last parts of the foot to become human-like, as our early ancestors evolved to walk on two legs.
Palm oil: A new threat to Africa's monkeys and apes?
Large-scale expansion of palm oil in Africa will very likely risk the lives of primates, a study finds.
Next few years 'may be exceptionally warm'
The next few years could be "anomalously warm", according to a new study.
Tax haven link to rainforest destruction and illegal fishing
Deforestation of the Amazon and illegal fishing have both been linked to tax havens according to a new study.
Winged reptiles thrived before dinosaurs
A newly discovered species of pterosaur that lived about 210 million years ago has been found in the Utah desert.
Jakarta, the fastest-sinking city in the world
With frequent floods, sinking markets and engulfed homes, by 2050 parts of Jakarta will be underwater.
Parker Solar Probe: Nasa launches mission to 'touch the Sun'
The US space agency launches a probe that aims to travel closer to the Sun than ever before.
The Meg: the myth, the legend (the science)
What to we really know about the giant prehistoric shark reincarnated by Hollywood?
Killer whale mother finally lets dead newborn calf go, after 17 days
After 17 days, the orca at last stops carrying her newborn and begins chasing salmon off Canada.
Hippo bite kills Taiwan tourist in Kenya
The animal turned on the Taiwanese man after he got too close with his camera at Lake Naivasha.
Weedkiller glyphosate 'doesn't cause cancer' - Bayer
The new owner of the Monsanto group insists glyphosate use is safe despite a cancer payout.
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
FynNet
Burwell Lode Bridge
Burwell - St Mary's Church
Burwell Windmill
Burwell Lode
Village News
BBC News - Cambridgeshire
MP Fiona Onasanya denies lying about speeding
Fiona Onasanya, the Labour MP for Peterborough, is charged with perverting the course of justice.
'Shell shock' as Cambridge tortoise dug out of drainpipe
Herman the tortoise was heard scratching in the pipe buried deep beneath his owner's garden.
Train in 102mph 'near-miss' with Peterborough railway worker
The worker managed to leap out of the way three seconds before the high speed train passed, a report says.
Youngest master brewer Ross O'Hara gives his top tips
Ross O'Hara has qualified as the youngest master brewer at the age of just 28.
Cambridge University anti-women students 'confetti and rockets' digitised
The materials were gathering during a violent protest by those opposed to women getting degrees.
Stourbridge Common death: Second man charged with murder
Peter Anderson, 46, was found hurt on Stourbridge Common in Cambridge and died later in hospital.
Tim Peake's spacecraft on show at Peterborough Cathedral
The pod carried British astronaut Tim Peake to and from the International Space Station.
BBC's Sue Marchant fulfils cancer patient's wish
A teenage girl, who has incurable leukaemia, had a wish to hang out with a DJ.
Carabao Cup: Amond double helps Newport hammer Cambridge 4-1
Newport County reach the second round of the EFL Cup with a comfortable win at a lacklustre Cambridge United.
Carabao Cup: Queens Park Rangers 2-0 Peterborough United
Two goals in the opening six minutes hand Steve McClaren a first win as QPR boss as they beat Peterborough in the Carabao Cup.

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