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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Hands-on Science Workshops- Getting Hands-on with Real-life Science

The Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre is a unique place where you can get hands-on with real-life scienceLocated on The University of Edinburgh's Easter Bush Campus and surrounded by world-leading centres for animal science research and veterinary care, the Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre (EBSOC) is a...
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Learning in STEM at Dundee Science Centre

Dundee Science Centre works with a range of partners to bring high-quality, cutting-edge, hands-on learning in sciences to children and young people aged 3-18. We offer workshops and learning opportunities on an inreach or outreach basis, as part of the broad general education and senior phase curriculum.From body...
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Mary Rose Museum: Materials and their Properties

Tudor materials under the microscopeWork with real and replica artefacts to investigate Tudor materials and their properties. Were they fit for purpose? How do they compare with modern materials? Use digital microscopes to compare sample materials and see them in high definition! 
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STEM at Work - Shipwreck Science, Materials Conservation, Building Design

Discover the range of STEM careers available in a 21st century museum housing a 15th Century shipwreckHow is science saving the Mary Rose for future generations? Investigate the changes caused by 437 years under the sea. Handle real samples of Mary Rose wood and discover polyethylene glycol, the amazing designer...
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Fighting Fit - Nutrition and Exercise on King Henry VIII's warship

Was the crew of the Mary Rose fit to fight?Dispel some of those myths about Tudor life. Are we fitter and healthier than our Tudor ancestors? A series of activities looking at diet and fitness challenges pupils to decide. Handle replica artefacts to understand the impact of lifestyle on the officers and crew of the...
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What sank King Henry VIII's Mary Rose?

An enduring mystery for history and scienceWhy did the Mary Rose really sink? Explore this continuing mystery in a two part cross-curricular workshop. Was she sunk by French gunfire? Was the ship unstable or overloaded? Were there other factors? Scrutinise the provenance of key sources and weigh the conflicting...
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Feed the Fleet Maths Challenge

‘Feed the Fleet’ is a Tudor themed challenge for pupils to stock the ship with food for a 5 day voyage for the Mary Rose crew of 470 men and 30 officers. The challenge involves communication and listening skills, team working, literacy and important Maths skills. Crew member experts,...
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Light and Dark

A practical investigation of a range of different fuels used by the Romans lasting approximately one hour. The children (Upper Key Stage 1 and Lower Key Stage 2) will have the chance to investigate and record the properties of different fuels, including charcoal, beeswax and olive oil, and then relate their...
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The Roman Maths Challenge

Students are set a series of mathematical challenges to complete, including exploring symmetry and tessellation in mosaic-making, solving and Archimedes Square, using Roman building techniques, calculating pay for the Roman army and working out ratios. This practical workshop will engage and inspire students with...
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Maths Matters

 The day is delivered through a number of workshops:Measurement Mayhem - pupils will be required to put their decision making skills to practice when they: Choose the correct equipment from a range of our measuring tools Measure accurately realistic engine parts and check accuracy against required tolerances....
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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.

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