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

Lab Rascals is an award winning interactive science entertainment company in Yorkshire and the Humber. Lab Rascals educate, inspire and entertain children with the magnificent world of science and engineering.Due to Lab Rascals extensive research at the University of Hull into children’s perceptions of science...

Planetarium Shows - Space

About our planetarium systemOur ShowsOur 40 minute shows take place inside Lab Rascals portable planetarium. The dome can be set up in any large, indoor space with a smooth, clean floor area of 6 by 7m, a clear ceiling height of 3.5m and access to mains power. The dome accommodates up to 35 primary-aged children...

Growing for Gold - Combatting Climate Change - whole-school Science Day

If you're looking for a way to celebrate British Science Week, there is still time to order and download your Growing for Gold - Combatting Climate Change teaching resource pack, which contains everything you need to host your own, whole-school Science day, exploring this year's British Science...

STEM Workshops for schools

Designed for primary and secondary learners Learn by Design delivers workshops that are practical, fun and inspiring. Increasing engagement in science, technology, engineering and maths, the sessions bring to life the core principles of STEM.Enhance the existing curriculum topics with an...

Rocket Kids - a real rocket launch in your school

 'Rocket Kids' : a half or full day session of aspiration, invention and collaboration to give primary and secondary schools a taste of STEAM Co. in their school.Bringing together literacy, creativity and community engagement, it is perfect for KS1,2 and 3, year 7 transition and staff CPD as well as...

Live, interactive science shows and workshops

Science Made Simple brings the brilliance of science to life with amazing, high energy interactive shows for schools and festivals.We have shows available for all ages; from our Bubbles and Balloons show aimed at ages 4-7, to our Engineering for Life: From Cradle to Grave aimed at KS3/4 and beyond.Find out more,...

Bubbles and Balloons

Explore the best bits of bubbles and balloons! From blowing them to bursting them, discover all the amazing things you can do in between.Can bubbles be made square? Are you brave enough to stick a skewer in a balloon? Can you put a person in a bubble?You and your audience will be wowed by our giant bubbles...

SEN workshop: Science Explorers

Investigate the science of sound with our multi-sensory science workshops, developed especially for students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).In these workshops, our experienced presenters will lead your students through an exploration of sound through their senses. Our fun and surprising...

Schools on Reserves at RSPB Avalon Marshes

Bring your class for a fun and active outdoor learning experience in a natural setting. Join us at our Avalon Marshes reserves, including RSPB Ham Wall, part of the Somerset Levels, about two miles west of Glastonbury. The area is steeped in history, archaeology, wildlife and atmosphere - there is so...

STEAM Assemblies with Dancers

We deliver STEAM assemblies mixed with street-dancing to school and educational institutions. They are delivered by some of the most incredibly talented artists in the UK. ​Our speeches cover STEM, sustainability and future, graduation events, and motivational talks.We can engage students in STEM during...

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Grants for school

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.

There are a number of other organisations that offer grants to schools.

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About STEM Directory

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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If you provide shows, talks, workshops, challenges, museum visits, teacher CPD or other enrichment and enhancement activities that help promote STEM to schools and colleges, then you may be eligible to feature in the STEM Directory.

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