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Medicine

History of Medicine: Audio and Video

Audio and Video stories about the history of medicine.

Nature

RSPB Games and Activities

Use these pages to find fun activities, games to play and stuff to make.

Space, Astronomy

Sky View Lite

Explore the skys with your phone.
Sky View Lite is a hand-held planetarium for your Android device. Use it to identify stars, planets, nebulae and more. (Apple)

Plants, Nature

Botanic Gardens activities

Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh activities for primary age children

Engineering

More Engineering and Science challenges to do at home

Fun science and engineering activities to do at home. Sponsored by the Institute of Physics

Sustainability, Climate

Understanding our Environment

How can we use physics to help understand our surroundings? Find out what exciting physics is around you every day and how the IOP’s home in King's Cross is contributing to physics research.

Nature, Sustainability

Giving Nature a Home

Help give nature a home where you live with this brand new app from the RSPB. Every week we’ll give you new activities, quizzes or information to help you create a wildlife paradise in your garden and learn about the creatures you’re helping.

Kitchen Science, Chemistry

Kitchen Science

Lots of fun science experiments that can easily be done at home.

Nature

Family activities from the Natural History Museum

Lots of things to do, courtesy of the Natural History Museum

Nature

The Big Butterfly Count

Help us take nature's pulse by joining the big butterfly count.

Climate, Sustainability

Debunking your cranky uncle

A simple to understand explanation of climate change and its causes

Film and Photography

The Slow Mo Guys

The world looks very different when it's slowed down. Watch this, and many other, amazing videos from the Slow Mo Guys

Space, Astronomy

A wide range of space related activities for younger children from the European Space Agency

Physics

The Marvin and Milo Collection

Here you can browse the entire back catalogue of Marvin and Milo physics activities.

Nature, Sustainability

RSPB Bug Hotel

Build a hotel to look after hedgehogs, frogs, toads & newts, bees & creepy crawlies into your garden

Kitchen Science, Chemistry, Physics

Home Made Ice Cream

Make delicious ice cream at home with science and without an ice cream maker.

Gardening, Nature, Sustainability

10 gardening projects for kids

Gardners' World offers 10 garden activities for children

Space, Astronomy

SkyMap

Explore the skys with your phone.
Sky Map is a hand-held planetarium for your Android device. Use it to identify stars, planets, nebulae and more. (Android)

Plants, Nature

Botanic Gardens free courses

Welcome to Marley's School of Garden Magic. While we are all at home, the Garden's black cat Marley continues to live at the Botanics in Edinburgh. Let him show you around.
Free courses for older teens and adults from the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh

Engineering

44 Engineering and Science Challenges to do at home

Fascinating experimetns and challenges to do at home using everyday objects.
44 engineering and science challenges
from the engineers at Dyson.

Sustainability, Climate

Sustainable Building Design

How can we use physics to make buildings more efficient? Find out about some of the behind-the-scenes technology that helps to make the IOP’s home in King's Cross an energy-efficient, sustainable building.

Nature, Sustainability

Giving Nature a Home

Help give nature a home where you live with this brand new app from the RSPB. Every week we’ll give you new activities, quizzes or information to help you create a wildlife paradise in your garden and learn about the creatures you’re helping.

Space

NASA brings us a 10-year timelapse video of our sun.

Since 2010, the goal of the Solar Dynamics Observatory has been to understand the solar variations that influence life on Earth and humanity's technological systems.

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