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Missed taking part in all of our wonderful hands-on activities at the Festival? Here's a selection of online resources from across the University and from our Festival partners.

Millenium Maths Project

MMP a maths education and outreach initiative for ages 3 to 19 and the general public. The focus of the project is on increasing mathematical understanding, confidence and enjoyment, developing problem-solving skills, and promoting creative and imaginative approaches to maths. The project consists of a family of complementary programmes, including the NRICH website, Plus online mathematics magazine.

Isaac Physics

Physics insight and understanding comes through doing physics, in particular solving problems. Isaac is designed to offer support and activities in physics problem solving to teachers and to students transitioning from GCSE, through Sixth Form, to university. It combines an online study tool with face-to-face events at partner schools and institutions across the UK.

Institute of Astronomy

The Institute of Astronomy will be offering a series of online public astronomy talks via their YouTube channel. You can also 'Skype a Scientist and be connected with an astronomer for a space-related chat, a Q+A session, or just to discover new images and videos. Perfect if you are looking for an interactive activity for children (of all ages) during the shutdown period.

Cambridge Science Centre

Cambridge Science Centre is a fun space for discovery – a place where children and young people can get their hands on science, try stuff out and learn all about the principles and mysteries of ourselves, our planet and beyond. You’re in charge – even when you’re At Home. Join us as we explore our world!