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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National Space Academy Careers Conferences - Year 10 and 12

The UK Space Industry has an annual turnover of £11bn and employs close to 35,000 people. It is a very healthy sector with projected growth to £14bn by 2020. In order to meet this growth target the industry needs young people to choose science and engineering options and decide to work in this area. The...
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The Jack and the Beanstalk Science Show

Have you ever made a cloud/made some butter/ eaten gold/thought about giant beanstalks?Oh no you haven't?! Oh yes you can!This interactive science show uses the traditional tale as a hook for exploring some interesting science. Pupils help with demonstrations and the whole audience get involved with making butter...
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Science in a Suitcase

Science in a Suitcase transforms the school hall into its own science centre where everyone gets to visit.Science in a Suitcase is part science show and part science lab where the children conduct their own experiments - the whole experience is about pupil participation – it’s not sitting and listening, it...
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Maths in a Suitcase

Maths in a Suitcase is part problem-solving road show and part maths lab.Maths in a Suitcase will transform your hall into an exciting vibrant space with over 35 different mathematical tasks and investigations suitable for all ages and abilities.Maths in a Suitcase is a maths master class for the whole school....
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3...2...1...LAUNCH!

A day of hands-on rocket workshops which can be adapted for the whole school, including SEN schools.Pupils will build and test a stomp rocket then modify it to optimise it's flight. They learn about the effects of some forces (especially drag and gravity!) first-hand. We'll explore ways to create a fair...
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The Detective Project - Crime Scene Investigation Workshops

The Detective Project staff are all experienced ex- police, crime scene investigators or teachers.  We run investigations for students to get really 'hands on' with practical activities in forensic science that enrich the curriculum.Workshops last from an hour to a day, so we can involve the...
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The Cloud Factory

A super-sensory hands-on workshop for primary and SEN schools with an award winning science presenter. Using some special equipment we make and explore dry ice clouds using all our senses. See the cloud, touch its softness, hear it being made. Then smell and taste it as flavourings are added. Its a great way...
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Aerospace engineers

This DIY Primary Faraday Challenge Day encourages students to consider how engineers work together in the aerospace industry. It enables students to experience the knowledge, understandings and skills engineers use within their work and the ways in which their strengths can be used to achieve an effective outcome....
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Lighthouse keeper transfer

This DIY Primary Faraday Challenge Day encourages students to consider how engineers work together to solve real-life problems. It enables students to experience the knowledge, understandings and skills engineers use within their work and the ways in which their strengths can be used to achieve an effective outcome....
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Table tennis server

The Faraday Challenge ‘Table Tennis Server’ has been designed for six teams of six students (36 students in total) aged 12-13 years (year 8 in England, and equivalent).This complete set of materials provides you with the basic resources you need to run an activity day which brings science, design and...
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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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