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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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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The UKs only Crocodile Zoo

Visit the only zoo in the UK that specialises in crocodilians.Do you know that crocs have the most 'advanced' heart on the planet?Did you know they also have the strongest bite?Do you know why?We can teach your class about the biology, physiology, behaviour, and conservation of crocodiles and alligators. We...
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Eden Project STEM Workshops EYFS-KS5

The Eden Project is an educational charity. Its aim is to connect us with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work towards a better future. Our programme for schools takes this mission as our inspiration to create and deliver programmes, projects and opportunities that support young people’s...
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Student Masterclass at The National Space Centre

National Space Academy Masterclasses are intensive education sessions which can be aimed at students aged from 11 to 19 years old.  Masterclasses can be delivered as a full or half day and all sessions consist of curriculum-linked and subject-specific content that is appropriate to the age group and level of...
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Career Conferences

The National Space Academy Career Conferences allow students the opportunity to find out about a variety of careers in the UK Space Sector and related industries. The days invite numerous speakers, from various companies and/or universities within the sector, to talk to students about the job the do, the space...
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Underground boat trips and hands-on workshops

Bring your students for a day trip they'll never forget, taking a journey underground by canal boat into the limestone mines and caverns underneath the heart of the Black Country.Our school visits are tailored for age group and include a 45 minute boat trip, a 45 minute workshop led by our staff and an hour of...
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Mystery at the Museum: Conservation in Action

Discover the science that is used by curators and conservators behind the scenes in museums.Make observations, formulate a hypothesis and conduct experiments, before concluding what has caused the condition of one of our museum objects to deteriorate.
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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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