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92 Visual Phenomena and Optical Illusions by Michael Bach

92 Visual Phenomena and Optical Illusions by Michael Bach

An extensive, list of visual illusions. Each entry includes directions for viewing the effect.

A Taste of Medicine

A Taste of Medicine

A website that gives students interested in a career in healthcare access to useful resources and information.

Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura

A compendium of this age's wonders, curiosities, and esoterica.

BBC iWonder

BBC iWonder

Thought-provoking answers to fascinating questions sparked by BBC programmes, the news, anniversaries and world events.

BitBox Battery Showdown

BitBox Battery Showdown

Most science departments go through a lot of batteries but which are the best? Check out Battery Showdown to find the answer

British Nutrition Foundation

British Nutrition Foundation

A wealth of nutrition information, data and articles from the British Nutrition Foundation.

Chemical and Engineering News

Chemical and Engineering News

A fantastically informative series of web pages that help explain why and how an object works.

Classroom Medics

Classroom Medics

Unique and memorable workshops and activities that inspire and engage school pupils and the general public.

Dino Dictionary

Dino Dictionary

Data, info and facts about 300+ dinosaurs

Eco-Schools

Eco-Schools

An award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey and provides a framework to help embed these principles into the heart of school life.

Einstein's Big Idea

Einstein's Big Idea

Illustrating Einstein's revision of Newtonian physics through a series of illustrated articles, a timeline and interactive games.

ElectroCity

ElectroCity

A free online computer game that lets players manage their own virtual towns and cities. It's great fun to play and also teaches players all about energy, sustainability and environmental management in New Zealand.

Explain That Stuff

Explain That Stuff

An online book with around 450 easy-to-understand articles covering how things work.

Global Dimension

Global Dimension

Support for school teachers in bringing a global dimension to their teaching by providing access to teaching resources, case studies and background information.

Glossopedia

Glossopedia

A kind of interactive encyclopedia for children. The site covers subjects such as people, the environment, animals, earth and space and the sciences.

Google Santa Tracker

Google Santa Tracker

Explore, play and learn with Santa's Elves all December long.

Great British Innovation

Great British Innovation

The most important innovations of the last 100 years and the recent ones most likely to shape our future as chosen by the public.

Hackaday

Hackaday

Hackaday which serves up building projects every day from around the internet is the gold-standard in entertainment for engineers and engineering enthusiasts.

How It Works

How It Works

A new magazine that feeds minds, providing nutritious entertainment to the ever-growing 'QI generation' of readers.

How Stuff Works

How Stuff Works

This is the award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works.

Hunkin's Experiments

Hunkin's Experiments

A series of fun illustrated experiments from the genius that is Tim Hunkin.

Instructables

Instructables

Thousands of user-submitted construction guides for every occasion.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

An extensive video library, interactive challenges, and assessments for teachers an their students.

Lab Aid

Lab Aid

A charitable trust which distributes second-hand lab equipment to developing countries.

Laser Fest

Laser Fest

A year long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the laser, which was first demonstrated in 1960.

Life's Little Mysteries

Life's Little Mysteries

Answering fascinating questions about the world around you and the stuff in it, from things in the news and on your mind to crazy questions you didn't even know you had.

Make a Flake

Make a Flake

Our featured website for the Christmas period is one of our most popular and has featured here for the last four years.

Make:

Make:

A site dedicated to creative building projects.

manualslib

manualslib

Over a million instruction manuals available here for your appliances and equipment at school or home.

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

A leading resource for teachers offering a curriculum-linked school programme for all ages.

Nobelprize.org

Nobelprize.org

The official website of the Nobel Prize. Here you will find information for every Nobel Prize since 1901.

Periodic Table of Irrational Nonsense

Periodic Table of Irrational Nonsense

From dowsing to ghosts, no special power or supernatural force escapes this nicely laid out dose of reality! (this site contains some bad language).

Play Science Games

Play Science Games

A wealth of science based games for all ages.

Recycle Zone

Recycle Zone

Teaching resources which cover recycling and waste.

Snow Days

Snow Days

Create your own snowflake with this fun website.

Spaceship Earth

Spaceship Earth

Real Disney theme park science includes videos and games based on real theme park physics.

Technicians - Make it Happen

Technicians - Make it Happen

The Gatsby Trust look in depth at the technician role across various sectors and collate stories from technicians themselves.

TED

TED

A non-profit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful presentations.

The Charles Darwin Trust

The Charles Darwin Trust

Using the intellectual and cultural heritage of Darwin to inspire a deeper understanding of the natural world.

The Eden Project

The Eden Project

The Eden site in Cornwall, UK welcomes over a million people every year and the team try to ensure all visitors leave knowing something more about their connections to the world.

The IET

The IET

The IET is one of the world's leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community, with more than 150,000 members in 127 countries.

The Lifeboat Foundation

The Lifeboat Foundation

Dedicated to encouraging scientific advancements while helping humanity survive existential risks and possible misuse of increasingly powerful technologies.

The RSPB: Youth

The RSPB: Youth

A selection of lesson ideas, resources and info from the RSPB.

The Wolfram Demonstrations Project

The Wolfram Demonstrations Project

An open-code resource that uses dynamic computation to illuminate concepts in science, technology, mathematics, art, finance, and other fields.

Vimeo

Vimeo

A grown-up and much more serious alternative to YouTube.

What If?

What If?

With the end of the world happening on Friday, this week's featured website is 'What If?' Physics questions answered.

Which Scientist are You?

Which Scientist are You?

Have you ever wondered what kind of scientist you could be? Find out in our very own quiz!

Wolfram Alpha

Wolfram Alpha

An ingenious search engine giving you access to facts in an easy-to-use way.

Y Vote Mock Elections

Y Vote Mock Elections

Engages students with the political, social and moral issues by giving them the opportunity to stand as party candidates, speech writers and canvassers in a mock election.