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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Pro's and Con's of Self Employed vs Employed - "A Collectors Tale"

I come into the school under the premise of being a "Collector" - this provokes different ideas such as Tax Collector, Rubbish Collector, Ticket Collector but I explain that I'm just "A Collector" and proceed to show the students my three most value pride and joys in my collection - A Pair of...
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Big Ideas Programme

The Big Ideas programme is a STEM and enterprise competition with a focus on sustainability and entrepreneurship. It is delivered in partnership with energy, utility and construction companies based locally, who provide business mentors to support teams of pupils (in KS3) to generate solutions, 'Big Ideas', to...
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Exploring Evolution, Inheritance and Adaptation through Fossils

With a focus on what fossils can tell us about evolution, adaptation and inheritance students are challenged to have a go at solving some of the puzzles palaeontologists face as they attempt to understand more about life in the past and extinction events.  A very tactile and practical workshop with lots of...
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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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Medical Mavericks - Bring a Real Hospital to Your School

Hands on medical workshops that show your students it's not all about doctors and nurses!!You probably have students that want to be doctors.... but wont get the grades. You probably have students that are being pushed by the their parents to be doctors!And you probably have students that have reckon the NHS...
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Hack Your Brain

An introduction to the workings of your brain & nervous system. By creating a giant 'neuron' live on stage, this show explores the ways in which nerve cells send messages through the brain and body, and looks at how we can hijack these signals to allow one human to control the movements of another
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Your Irrational Brain; the Gameshow

How we really make decisions Do you think you make rational decisions? Think again... In this new show your ideas about how you make decisions will be turned upside down- and you may even become a better decision-maker because of it! This show is highly interactive and requires the audience to have access to an...
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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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