Interesting Science Links

Interesting Links for those Studying Biology or Chemistry in Scotland or elsewhere :

Edinburgh Zoo
including various courses, animal handling experiences, educational visits, summer school possibilities for older pupils and also Advanced Higher project possibilities !
http://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/discovery-learning/

The Soil Association
http://www.soilassociation.org/

Education Scotland
http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/thecurriculum/

The Royal Horticultural Society
http://www.rhs.org.uk

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
http://www.rbge.org.uk/

Glasgow Science Centre
http://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/

Royal Society of Chemistry
http://www.rsc.org/

Glasgow Science Festival
Usually around June
http://www.glasgowsciencefestival.org.uk/

Edinburgh International Science Festival
Usually in April
http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/

Dundee Science Centre
Including the famous science Sunday where you can meet scientists who are working in different areas of research eg health, space etc and you will always see something interesting.
http://www.dundeesciencecentre.org.uk/

Discover Point, Dundee - visit Captain Scott's research ship
http://www.rrsdiscovery.com/index.php?pageID=129

Satrosphere, Aberdeen
Scotland's oldest science centre - opened 1988
http://www.satrosphere.net/

The Natural History Museum, London
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/

National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh
Has galleries on Science and Technology and the Natural World
Visit Dolly the Sheep (now preserved for us to see) and a working steam engine and lots more

Sea Life Centres in the UK
http://www.visitsealife.com/

Taste for Science
A project to bring a science laboratory to schools in Uganda, to help the students actually experience science - we are very lucky in this country to have our own science laboratories. Find out more here :
http://www.tasteforscience.org/

Science on the Streets - Glasgow
http://scienceonstreets.phys.strath.ac.uk/new/Science_on_the_Streets.html

Rinderpest - a Disease eradicated:
http://www.oie.int/en/for-the-media/rinderpest/

World Organisation for Animal Health
Interesting info re diseases and viruses etc
http://www.oie.int/en/

Virus Images
https://www.utmb.edu/virusimages/

Taxonomy of Viruses
https://talk.ictvonline.org/

Chester Zoo
http://www.chesterzoo.org/