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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Wonderstruck Skimmers Workshop

A unique team-based, practical, competitive activity.  We're pretty sure you won't find any other workshops that look at the ground effect!So, what is a Skimmer?  Well these are small model 'aircraft' that use a well known (amongst aircraft designers anyway) aerodynamic phenomenon ...

BANG! The Science of Movie FX

Ever wondered how they create those amazing explosions in the movies?Well, it can be quite complicated.  In fact, a lot of the time it's more complicated than actually setting off a real explosion.In BANG! The Science of Movie FX Peter and James attempt to shed some light on how it's done.  Through...

Wonderstruck DrumBot Workshop

A fantastic team-based, practical, competitive activity.This workshop involves participants working in small teams (usually of three) to build, test and improve a DrumBot.DrumBots are drum-shaped 'robots' that contain a rotating counter-weighted arm.  As the arm moves it causes the motor to apply a...

Wonderstruck Fan-Powered Cars Workshop

A fantastic team-based, practical, competitive activity.This workshop involves participants working in small teams (usually of three) to build and improve a model car powered by an electric motor and fan.  The session starts with an introduction to the science behind the activity.  We can use the...

Wonderstruck Compressed Air Rocket Workshop

Build a rocket that can travel over a 100 metres using just paper card and tape!This workshop involves participants working in teams of three or pairs or even individually to design and build their very own compressed air powered rocket.  The session starts with an introduction to the science behind the...

The Wonderstruck Rocket Show

Here at Wonderstruck we love rockets and we want to share that love with all and sundry.Our Rocket Show is crammed full of physics, chemistry and history.  We look at the science of combustion, how expanding gases are harnessed in reaction engines and some of the less successful historical forays into...

Wonderstruck January '18 Crazy New Year STEM Sale

Every year we run a Crazy New Year STEM Sale where we offer a massive discount on all bookings for dates in January.And 2018 is going to be just the same!If you want to make a booking for January '18 we're offering a massive 18 per cent (can you see what we did there?) off everything.  That impressive...

Animal handling & minibeast Lessons

The world of minibeasts and invertebrates in your hands!KS1 & KS2 curriculum linked workshops on a range of science topics, where pupils hold the animals and animal related items whilst learning, particularly good for kinesthetic learners. Workshops include habitats, lifecycles, evolution, adaptations, minibeasts...

Geology Rocks & Fantastic Fossils

Explore this fascinating subject with real quality specimens and an experienced and knowledgeable Education Officer:Fantastic FossilsHandle and identify real fossils after a demonstration of how they are made and see three live counterparts.Geology RocksAfter a demonstration of how different rocks are made, handle and...

STEMFirst - STEM Skills

STEMFirst is an Educational Consultancy and STEM Delivery Organisation based in the North West of England.We have over 20 years of experience in delivering inspirational, real-world, hands on STEM for Primary through to Higher Education and beyond.Our activities link Science, Engineering and Maths with Employability...

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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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