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
AAAS: Machine learning 'causing science crisis'
Techniques used to analyse data are producing misleading and often wrong results, critics say.
Gene-edited animal plan to relieve poverty in Africa
Researchers in Edinburgh develop gene-edited farm animals for poor farmers in Africa.
Call to ban killer robots in wars
Scientists have called for a ban on the development of weapons controlled by AI.
BP: Plastic ban 'could have unintended consequences'
The oil and gas company believes a prohibition on single-use plastic could increase CO2, but is that true?
Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment
The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world's worst nuclear disaster.
Space harpoon skewers 'orbital debris'
A British-led mission demonstrates a projectile that could one day be used to clear up space junk.
Climate strike: Schoolchildren protest over climate change
Students in cities around the UK walked out of school to call for action from the government.
Hong Kong seizes $1m worth of rhino horn at airport
Two men carrying at least 24 severed rhino horns have been arrested at Hong Kong airport's customs.
LIGO gravitational waves: Black hole detectors to get upgrade
The UK and US governments announce a £25m project to improve the sensitivity of the LIGO facilities.
Cambridge anglers win fish loss compensation
Anglian Water admits ammonia discharge from a recycling unit killed big bream in the River Cam.
Climate strike: Why are students striking and will it have an impact?
Across the UK, students are set to take part in a climate strike, but will it make a difference?
Events
Action
Proposal for battery energy storage facility
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Invite to Consultation
(PDF File)
• 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
Cambridge time expert fears sundials are 'old hat'
Cambridge academic Dr Frank King says getting young people to love sundials is "an uphill struggle".
Robber who hit 'frail' woman with brick jailed
Brandon Cliffe tried to steal the 69-year-old's shopping and attacked her when she refused to let go.
Cambridge University recreates 16th Century feather craze hat
Historical fashion experts reproduce a feather hat worn to impress an Emperor's brother.
Matthew Le Mottee wins close-up magician award three years in a row
Matthew Le Mottee completed a feat never seen before in the Magic Circle.
Five hurt in Peterborough bus and car crash
Police said the casualties were taken to hospital with minor injuries.
Cambridge anglers win fish loss compensation
Anglian Water admits ammonia discharge from a recycling unit killed big bream in the River Cam.
Woman admits Snapchat hammer plot
"Jealous" Lucy Riddington, 19, used her boyfriend's account to lure another woman to the attack.
Maintenance workers hurt in blast
The men remain in a serious but stable condition in hospital after the explosion at an industrial estate.
Pedestrian dies in Cambridge moped crash
The crash happened in Arbury Road on Wednesday after officers attempted to stop the moped, police say.
RAF Lakenheath: USAF nurses work in NHS hospitals
NHS bosses say it means patients are being seen "more quickly" and US medics gain wider experience.
Cambridge and Norwich pupils in 'save our world' demonstrations
"We are breaking the cycle of passing problems on to the next generation", said one student.

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