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  • Space School 2016 is a three day residential astronomy and space science event at the University of Kent for 15-18 year olds. The event will run from midday Friday 29th July to 5pm Sunday 31st July.
    Space School 2016
    Space School 2016 is a three day residential astronomy and space science event at the University of Kent for 15-18 year olds. The event will run from midday Friday 29th July to 5pm Sunday 31st July.
  • An index of industrial museums in the UK
    Out & About with Industry
    An index of industrial museums in the UK
  • Citizen science projects where anyone can help researchers solve big problems and by getting invlved you also learn about the science. We recommend the Fossil Finder project for teacher to use with their students.
    Zooniverse
    Citizen science projects where anyone can help researchers solve big problems and by getting invlved you also learn about the science. We recommend the Fossil Finder project for teacher to use with their students.
  • A-Levels are changing, with new specifications coming into effect from September 2015.  Collins has the resources available to manage the changes and make the transition as smooth as possible for you and your students.
    New Collins resources for A Level
    A-Levels are changing, with new specifications coming into effect from September 2015. Collins has the resources available to manage the changes and make the transition as smooth as possible for you and your students.
  • We celebrate the scientific and creative thinking of young scientists, aged 12 -20 and encourage them to share their love of science by communicating their ideas, research and opinions with other young scientists around the world.
    Young Scientists Journal
    We celebrate the scientific and creative thinking of young scientists, aged 12 -20 and encourage them to share their love of science by communicating their ideas, research and opinions with other young scientists around the world.
  • Popular science shows that strip science down to its bare essentials, and engage everyone in the world of science and technology. The show includes live lectures, interviews with renowned scientists and live discussion with questions from listeners - Many of which you can link to the curriculum.
    The Naked Scientists
    Popular science shows that strip science down to its bare essentials, and engage everyone in the world of science and technology. The show includes live lectures, interviews with renowned scientists and live discussion with questions from listeners - Many of which you can link to the curriculum.
  • Science videos that take us behind the scenes to look at the work of research scientists and science facilities. 'The world's most important beer cooler' is one of our favourites.
    STFC Backstage Science
    Science videos that take us behind the scenes to look at the work of research scientists and science facilities. 'The world's most important beer cooler' is one of our favourites.
  • World Space Week is an excellent opportunity to inspire and stimulate interests in space, space sciences and education. Participate in the celebration of World Space Week each October 4-10.
    World Space Week
    World Space Week is an excellent opportunity to inspire and stimulate interests in space, space sciences and education. Participate in the celebration of World Space Week each October 4-10.
  • Isaac Physics a project designed to offer support and activities in physics problem solving to teachers and students from GCSE level through to university.
    Isaac Physics
    Isaac Physics a project designed to offer support and activities in physics problem solving to teachers and students from GCSE level through to university.
  • ESO builds and operates a suite of the world's most advanced ground-based astronomical telescopes. It is a huge source of information and images for the public and schools.
    European Southern Observatory
    ESO builds and operates a suite of the world's most advanced ground-based astronomical telescopes. It is a huge source of information and images for the public and schools.
  • With your help, we hope to study the lunar surface in unprecedented detail. Thanks to the help of the Moon Zoo community we have already visually classified 3,748,871 images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).
    Moon Zoo
    With your help, we hope to study the lunar surface in unprecedented detail. Thanks to the help of the Moon Zoo community we have already visually classified 3,748,871 images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).
  • SpaceMath@NASA introduces students to the use of mathematics in today's scientific discoveries. Through press releases and other articles, it explores how many kinds of mathematics skills come together in exploring the universe.
    Space Math @ NASA
    SpaceMath@NASA introduces students to the use of mathematics in today's scientific discoveries. Through press releases and other articles, it explores how many kinds of mathematics skills come together in exploring the universe.
  • Don't stick your head in the LHC.
    60 second adventures in astronomy
    Don't stick your head in the LHC.
  • An app that presents current astronomical event data ia a format accessible to non-professional astronomers and enthusiasts.
    Skywatch
    An app that presents current astronomical event data ia a format accessible to non-professional astronomers and enthusiasts.
  • The National Schools' Observatory provides schools in the UK and Ireland with free access to the Liverpool Telescope.
    National Schools Observatory
    The National Schools' Observatory provides schools in the UK and Ireland with free access to the Liverpool Telescope.
  • Your school can book time on a robotic telescope in Tenerife and use online resources from schools.telescopes.org too.
    Bradford Robotic Telescope
    Your school can book time on a robotic telescope in Tenerife and use online resources from schools.telescopes.org too.
  • Faulkes Telescope gives school groups access to a remote robotic telescope
    Faulkes Telescope
    Faulkes Telescope gives school groups access to a remote robotic telescope
  • Keep up to date with Big Telecope developments worlwide
    BigTelescopes Blogspot
    Keep up to date with Big Telecope developments worlwide
  • An interactive Hertzsrung-Russell diagram
    Star in a Box
    An interactive Hertzsrung-Russell diagram
  • The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter zoomable view of the Lunar North Pole in ultra high resolution of 2m per pixel
    LROC Northern Polar Mosaic
    The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter zoomable view of the Lunar North Pole in ultra high resolution of 2m per pixel
  • Short videos on the big concepts of modern physics and astronomy from Nottingham University
    Sixty Symbols
    Short videos on the big concepts of modern physics and astronomy from Nottingham University
  • Excellent summaries of the experiments leading to the discovery of the nucleus, electrons, neutrons and more from Cambridge Physics department.
    The Discovery of Particles - EPSRC Cambridge Physics
    Excellent summaries of the experiments leading to the discovery of the nucleus, electrons, neutrons and more from Cambridge Physics department.

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