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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Fun Science Sheffield

At Fun Science Sheffield we provide science assemblies, workshops, and after school STEM or robotics clubs. Our aim is to foster within children a life long passion for learning and a desire to find things out for themselves through access to high tech science equipment in a safe environment.All of our activities are...

Human Body Workshop

Can be adapted for KS1 or KS2. This is one of our most disgusting sessions (and one of the most popular!) with poo making, mucus mixing and (optional) looking at a real heart. Children will also have a chance to test their heart rate with some high tech equipment including stethoscopes and a pulse oximeter.

Science of Sweets Workshop

Can be adapted for KS1 or KS2. This session focuses on carbon dioxide and how it is used to make fizzy drinks and sweets. Children will all be making their own sherbet to take home, making a giant fizzy fountain and even seeing how candy floss is made. This session also includes colour changing reactions and fizzing...

It’s Electrifying! Workshop

Can be adapted for KS1 or KS2. This session is full of big machines, group interaction and learning about both current and static electricity. Activities include making a human circuit, sticking hair up in the air with our amazing Van de Graaff generator and even making electricity inside.

Chemical and Physical Reactions Workshop

Can be adapted for KS1 or KS2. This hands on workshop has children mixing together chemicals to see fizzing, bubbling, heat production and liquids that suddenly become solids. Every child will get to take part in every experiment so there is no chance for anyone to lose interest. Activities in this workshop include...

Sphere Science Shows

We run Science Shows outside with social distancing.  The shows are full of surprising scientific tricks and the pupils discuss the science of how the tricks work. 'Many thanks for today’s fantastic shows; I found them tremendously enjoyable!' Lapworth Museum.'Thank you very much for coming...

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...

STEM Wizard School

GET TWO SHOWS FOR ONLY £500As S.T.E.M. & C.I.T.B.  ambassadors, ALLANSMAGIC' Wizard Schools will show how STEM can be used to create magic, inspire pupils and show how STEM is useful in any career.The 40 minute presentation will show how amazing magic can be created with S.T.E.M. principles....

GeoBus: Free Earth science themed workshops for schools

GeoBus is a free outreach programme run out of the Earth Sciences department of UCL. We aim to bring engaging, hands-on sessions to school students. Our range of workshops cover Year 1 to Year 12 and complement the curriculum, whilst giving a great insight into the breadth of Earth science as a subject.We...

Kids in Space

A fun fifty-minute long interactive performance that takes children on an imaginary journey through our solar system. Highlights include: a recreation of Neil Armstrong’s first step, a bombardment by asteroids and built-to-scale model planets that show how small the Earth is compared to its giant neighbours!The...

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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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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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