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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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...

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...

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...

Computing Workshops for Primaries SOUTHAMPTON - Lego Robotics, Micro:Bit, Animation, Web Design and more!

A wide range of computing workshops designed specifically for Primary School Children – exciting and engaging while reinforcing the principles of computational thinking. Workshops include programming and coding with Scratch, Python or Kodu using  XBox controllers; inventors' workshops with the Micro:Bit...

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...

Space Engineering

A package of 4 workshops for KS1, 2, 3 or 4 that allow students to develop, build and explore space vehicles.Workshops are based around the Martian Explorers project published and qulaoty assured by ESERO-UK:https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/collection/457404/martian-explorersEach fully facilitated workshop can...

Robogals - Lego Robotics workshops

Robogals is a global charity which was founded in Australia with the aim of encouraging more young girls to take up STEM subjects. Each chapter is run solely by university students - for instance our London chapter is based at Imperial College London and our volunteers are Imperial students.Usually throughout the term...

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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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