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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Music to your Ears

How do we make sounds, record sounds and see sounds? This exciting presentation, with lots of demonstrations and audience interaction, reveals the secrets from the basics of sound to the latest in music technology. Witness the ultimate ‘hands-free’ instrument and see a musical instrument played with a...

SEN workshop: Science Explorers

Investigate the science of sound with our multi-sensory science workshops, developed especially for students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).In these workshops, our experienced presenters will lead your students through an exploration of sound through their senses. Our fun and surprising...

The STAAR (Summer Time Advanced Aerospace Residency) Programme

Applications for STAAR 2020 are now open!  The STAAR Programme will be running from 20 - 24 July and 27 July - 31 July 2020.The STAAR (Summer Time Advanced Aerospace Residency) Programme is brought to you by Northrop Grumman, with the support of the Northrop Grumman Foundation, and in partnership with the...

Incredible Eggs

Education, preservation, wildlife conservation. The UK's leading professional, ethical hatching provider, offering duckling, chick and partridge hatching kits. Covering schools, nurseries, care homes and private domestic settings throughout England & Scotland.Everything you need included in your kit:Expert...

Planetarium Shows - Space

About our planetarium systemLab Rascals Digistar lite system uses a customized version of Digistar 6, the world’s leading digital planetarium system. The biggest and most important planetariums in the world use Digistar. Lab Rascals portable state of the art planetarium system is the only one of its kind within...

What's the point of Maths?

This programme aims to give an answer the questions below, that are still far too commonly asked by both children and adults:“What’s the point of maths?!”&“When will I use this?!”We want to show that maths is used for a lot more than you may think, everywhere around us! We are...

Carve a Career - BE AWESOME!

A cross-curricular thought-provoking session that opens the minds of the audience as they begin to carve their own careers.How do you end up with a diverse career portfolio? In Matthew's case, it started out from studying the STEM subjects, but not at the expense of other subject areas. His biggest learning has...

Real Science or Just Bangs? (Science of Fireworks show)

Explore the colourful and explosive world of pyrotechnics as Matthew Tosh deconstructs the STEM behind firework displays.He'll demonstrate how to create colours, different sound effects, shock waves and perfectly timed bursts in time to music, whilst ensuring that displays are safe. Fully customisable to fit your...

Ben Sparks - Mathematician, Musician, Speaker

 Ben works part time with the Advanced Maths Support Programme (AMSP), based at the University of Bath, as a speaker, tutor and co-ordinator, and part time as a freelance maths enrichment speaker around the UK – including the Maths Inspiration project run by Rob Eastaway.He regularly gives talks and...

Tomorrow's Engineers Energy Quest FREE STEM Workshop

Tomorrow's Engineers Energy Quest FREE STEM WorkshopEnergy Quest is a free, two-part schools programme bringing a spark to STEM learning for students aged 11-14. Tomorrow’s Engineers Energy Quest is a free schools programme that encourages young people to find out all about sustainable energy and...

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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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