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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LEGO Robotics Activity Day

A LEGO Robotics activity in your school using programmable LEGO. Can be based around a particular theme and can be tailored to computing/science/maths as required. A brief description of how the workshop would be run?:Up to 18 robot kits for the pupils to use (in pairs), plus challenge “arena” for...

Theme Park Physics and Maths

Dear STEM Community across the UK - please help us excite our pupils about Maths, Physics and Engineering. We are designing a project around Theme Parks and Roller-coasters. Have you experience of working in this area or do you love theme parks and can apply your physics and maths knowledge to make this exciting...

Submit an Article to Youth STEM Matters - Youth Led Scientific Journal

Youth STEM Matters is a youth led scientific journal, created by Youth STEM 2030 to provide a platform for young people to share their research findings, ideas and innovations with the world!We publish articles which have a real world impact, and can help solve some of the biggest global challenges, from the climate...

On Your Marks, Get Set!

From the moment you leave the starting blocks, your sporting ability can be affected by science.How do people balance, and what makes them fall over? What happens when a ball bounces, and why do balls have different surfaces? How is friction useful in sport and how do we use science to protect us from injury?Watch...

Who wants to be a Superhero?

Meet six real-life young scientists and engineers.  Each one has made a sixty-second video about their job and what they enjoy most about it.  We use these as a springboard to leap straight into some fascinating areas of science and engineering, with interactive demonstrations involving volunteers from the...

Cartoon Science

Discover the differences between cartoon science and real science. We look at friction, materials, gravity, the laws of motion and more.The laws of physics within cartoons may seem drastically different from the scientific laws within our world, but how different are they?  Does gravity only work when you...

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...

Izzy's Incredible Adventure

Meet Izzy. She’s on an adventure to see a friend, but needs lots of help to get there! Can you help her?In this show, Izzy and your audience will discover different kinds of transport together to get across land, sea and air.What types of shape make a boat float the best? Do you know how a hot air balloon...

Bubbles and Balloons

Explore the best bits of bubbles and balloons! From blowing them to bursting them, discover all the amazing things you can do in between.Can bubbles be made square? Are you brave enough to stick a skewer in a balloon? Can you put a person in a bubble?You and your audience will be wowed by our giant bubbles...

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...

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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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