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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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 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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TeenTech Awards

The TeenTech Awards challenge young people to develop their own  ideas to make life 'better,simpler,safer or more fun' using science,technology and engineering. Register now to recieve the full Teacher Pack with plans for how to run the project over 8 lessons . Projects need to be submitted by March...
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TeenTech City of Tomorrow

TeenTech City of Tomorrow asks three key questions, how will we live, work and play in the future? Young people construct buildings for their cities while exploring key concepts and expressing their individual and collective vision for the future. They are supported in the classroom and at regional ‘showcase...
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Enrichment Workshops

DIscover exciting science through interactive hands on forensic science workshops.Evidence DiscoveryHands on with forensic evidence and packaging materials. What is evidence, how is it used and why do we recover it in different ways.Includes intorduction to DNA. Skills included Literacy and science...
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Eco Energy Outreach Workshops Programme

Sustainability education is brought to life for children with hands-on workshops exploring renewable energy technologies, the challenges of climate change and ways in which we, both individually and collectively, can make a positive impact. We work with children of all ages in schools across Cornwall ...
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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...
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Curiosity Hub - Creative Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths Workshops

Curiosity Hub provides engaging in-school STEM enrichment workshops for all Key Stages, complementing the National Curriculum in:ScienceComputing/Computer ScienceMathsDesign & Technology
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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.

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

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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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