STEM Directory

The STEM Directory is a database of providers offering STEM enhancement and enrichment to schools and colleges locally and nationally.  Teachers can easily search for shows, workshops, debates, challenges, visiting speakers and more.

Find exciting opportunities for in-class support, memorable days out, and engaging projects to motivate your students.

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Mad Science: fun and engaging hands-on activities

Mad Science North West have over 10 years experience in delivering curriculum aligned fun and engaging science enrichment programmes for primary school aged children.Our Mad Science Instructors are enthusiastic and dynamic, and deliver our enquiry-based learning programmes with passion. They are all trained in...

Mad Science: fun and engaging hands-on activities

Mad Science North West have over 10 years experience in delivering curriculum aligned fun and engaging science enrichment programmes for primary school aged children.Our Mad Science Instructors are enthusiastic and dynamic, and deliver our enquiry-based learning programmes with passion. They are all...

Engineers Are Us

What do Engineers do all day? Think outside the box with Angie the Angel-neer or join us in a new take at the Three Little Piggies story! Formats: - lesson interruption show "Angel-neering" (~10 mins) - story telling show "3 Little (Engineer) Piggies" (~25 mins)

Dr Ken - Inspiring STEM shows and Workshops

producing creative and bespoke STEM days for schools at all key stages and development programmes for educational professionals since 1997. Shows and workshops balance entertainment and engagement with topics from the curriculum.​"Your workshops were an inspirational combination of theory and practice,...

School of Physical Sciences Outreach

The University of Liverpool's School of Physical Sciences offers Outreach in Maths, Chemistry and Physics for all school ages above reception.Maths workshops available include the FunMaths Roadshow, GCSE Revision, Dragon Quizzes and individual workshops such as code breaking, maths in art, fractions, and maths...

Wonderstruck Compressed Air Cars Workshop

A fantastic team-based, practical, competitive activity.This workshop involves participants working in small teams (usually of three) to build and improve a simple car powered by compressed air.The session starts with an introduction to the science behind the activity.  We examine the forces involved and...

Wonderstruck Skimmers Workshop

A unique team-based, practical, competitive activity.  We're pretty sure you won't find any other workshops that look at the ground effect!So, what is a Skimmer?  Well these are small model 'aircraft' that use a well known (amongst aircraft designers anyway) aerodynamic phenomenon ...

BANG! The Science of Movie FX

Ever wondered how they create those amazing explosions in the movies?Well, it can be quite complicated.  In fact, a lot of the time it's more complicated than actually setting off a real explosion.In BANG! The Science of Movie FX Peter and James attempt to shed some light on how it's done.  Through...

Wonderstruck DrumBot Workshop

A fantastic team-based, practical, competitive activity.This workshop involves participants working in small teams (usually of three) to build, test and improve a DrumBot.DrumBots are drum-shaped 'robots' that contain a rotating counter-weighted arm.  As the arm moves it causes the motor to apply a...

Wonderstruck Fan-Powered Cars Workshop

A fantastic team-based, practical, competitive activity.This workshop involves participants working in small teams (usually of three) to build and improve a model car powered by an electric motor and fan.  The session starts with an introduction to the science behind the activity.  We can use the...

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Grants for school

The Royal Institution runs two enrichment and enhancement grant schemes. Grants of up to £500 are available to UK-registered state schools to host a STEM activity selected from the STEM Directories.

There are a number of other organisations that offer grants to schools.

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About STEM Directory

The STEM Directory contains searchable activities that enhance STEM teaching in schools and colleges. Teachers can search for shows, workshops, debates, challenges, visiting speakers and more.

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If you provide shows, talks, workshops, challenges, museum visits, teacher CPD or other enrichment and enhancement activities that help promote STEM to schools and colleges, then you may be eligible to feature in the STEM Directory.

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