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
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
UK strikes research deal with US in run-up to Brexit
The UK and US reach an agreement that aims to allow freer movement of research equipment and scientists.
The lecture that changed biology
Evolutionary biologist Matthew Cobb unpicks a lecture that, sixty years ago, set the course for the genetic revolution.
Owls hold secret to ageless ears
Barn owls keep their acute sense of hearing into old age, scientists have discovered.
Neolithic Orkney rivalries detailed in new study
Rivalries in Orkney more than 4,500 years ago led to competition between communities, according to new research.
Paris climate aim 'still achievable'
The ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C is still within reach, a study indicates.
Size matters when it comes to extinction risk
The biggest and the smallest of the world's fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles are most at risk of dying out.
Rhino horn smuggled as jewellery
Rhino horn is being processed into bangles, beads and bracelets, a charity's investigation reveals.
Snow leopard no longer 'endangered'
The conservation status of the elusive snow leopard is downgraded from "endangered" to "vulnerable".
Paris climate deal: US denies it will stay in accord
Reports say the US will no longer withdraw from the Paris deal or will change its approach.
Cassini: Probe incinerates on entry to Saturn
The US-led Cassini space probe reaches a spectacular climax, burning up in Saturn's atmosphere.
Orchid gives up the secrets of its success
Science is laying bare the secrets of orchids, one of the biggest families of flowering plant.

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"Memories Of Burwell", By Frank Czucha
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Corrie Mckeague search: New CCTV images released
A year after he disappeared, police release new pictures of people who may have seen the airman.
Assistant Chief Constable Nav Malik faces gross misconduct charge
The senior officer allegedly tried to give pointers to a candidate ahead of a police promotion interview.
Cambridge Fitzwilliam inspires 'professor of swords' dream job for boy
Inspired by the Fitzwilliam Museum's weapons collection, he asked how he might pursue his dream job.
Southern, Merseyrail, Arriva Rail North and Greater Anglia rail staff strike
Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) are staging two 24-hour walkouts in October.
Private ambulance spending rise in England by 22% in two years
NHS England ambulance trusts spent £78m on private firms in 2016-17, up from £64m two years ago.
'Hot Fuzz' police 'arrest' St Ives 'road rage' swan
The feathered felon is accused of road rage, being involved in an accident and obstructing highways.
The museum where retro video gamers meet up
The Centre for Computing History in Cambridge has an archive of more than 10,000 games.
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League One high-flyers Peterborough are denied a late winner as they come from behind to draw at Walsall.
Cambridge United 2-1 Coventry City
Cambridge United hold off Coventry City to claim a narrow victory in an entertaining League Two match.
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