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
Nasa 'fixes' Hubble malfunction
Nasa believes it has fixed a malfunction with the Hubble telescope which threatened to limit the orbiting observatory's performance.
Shipwreck found in Black Sea is 'world's oldest intact'
A Greek merchant ship dating back more than 2,400 years is found almost perfectly preserved.
Nasa photographs rectangular iceberg
Nasa has released a striking photo of a rectangular iceberg floating in the Weddell Sea off Antarctica.
'Super-sized' mice threaten seabird colonies with extinction
Overgrown mice are killing millions of chicks on the remote Gough Island in the South Atlantic.
Anti-plastic focus 'dangerous distraction' from climate change
Riverford vegetable box boss says more focus should be on cutting carbon, not demonising plastic.
Blast-off for BepiColombo on mission to Mercury
Europe and Japan celebrate the successful launch of a quest to visit the closest planet to the Sun.
Legendary team's 1921 Everest album
Newly digitised pictures shine light on the first British reconnaissance trip to Everest, in 1921.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Gazing monkeys image wins
Two snub-nosed monkeys sitting on a stone is the top shot at Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018.
Jurassic-era piranha is world's earliest flesh-eating fish
A 150-million-year-old, sharp-toothed fossil is believed to be the world's oldest piranha-like specimen.
Plastic recycling firms accused of abusing market
The Environment Agency is probing claims exporters are abusing the recycled plastics market.
A14 road workers find woolly mammoth bones
The bones, discovered on the site of an ancient river, are thought to be at least 130,000 years old.
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Burwell Lode Bridge
Burwell - St Mary's Church
Burwell Windmill
Burwell Lode
Village News
Burwell Surgery NHS Flu Jab
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BBC News - Cambridgeshire
Cambridge car park crush: Woman's death ruled misadventure
Heidi Chalkley was dragged into a car park shutter after grabbing onto it voluntarily.
Stewart Jackson 'unkind and nasty' for child tweet says Heidi Allen
The former Brexit adviser has been called on to apologise for his comments.
Woman, 18, in court over Peterborough body in car find
Filip Jaskiewicz died from a single stab wound to the chest.
Stephen Hawking's personal items to be sold at auction
A signed book and a wheelchair owned by Prof Stephen Hawking will also go under the hammer.
Wrong-name Cambridge Half Marathon winner can re-apply
Jack Gray won a half marathon but was disqualified because he had stood in for his boss.
Road workers dig up mammoth bones
The bones, discovered on the site of an ancient river, are thought to be at least 130,000 years old.
Girl's garden makeover wish granted
Volunteers spent a week transforming the garden of 10-year-old Amy, who has a rare form of cancer.
Peterborough United 1-0 Fleetwood Town
Peterborough win for the first time in six League One home matches with a tight victory against Fleetwood Town.
Swindon Town 0-2 Cambridge United
Reggie Lambe and Jevani Brown score within a minute of each other as lowly Cambridge United win at Swindon.
Draw made for first round of FA Cup
National League South side Hampton & Richmond Borough have the chance of pulling off an FA Cup shock after they draw League Two club Oldham Athletic the first round.
Peterborough United 0-1 Accrington Stanley
Skipper Sean McConville's early goal lifts Accrington up to fourth in League One as they win at second-placed Peterborough.

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