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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Institute for Research in Schools

IRIS makes cutting edge research projects open to school students and their teachers so that they can experience the excitement and challenge of science.   We do this by making data accessible to schools, providing teacher training and resources, and by lending out scientific research equipment.  ...

Institute for Research in Schools

IRIS makes cutting edge research projects open to school students and their teachers so that they can experience the excitement and challenge of science.   We do this by making data accessible to schools, providing teacher training and resources, and by lending out scientific research equipment.  ...

The Big Bang Fair West Midlands

The Big Bang West MidlandsFREE SCHOOL TRIPYears 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13Venue: Staffordshire UniversityDate: 18th June 2019Time: 9.30am - 3pmHappening at various locations all around the UK, and designed as smaller versions of The Big Bang: UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair, The Big Bang Near Me...

Oxbridge Inspire: Exhibition of Ideas

An Exhibition of Ideas is a facilitated workshop designed to promote STEM-related conversations between students, teachers and industry. Conversation cards are used to focus discussions, which are consolidated to give the school insight into various aspects of STEM and STEM education.Examples of discussion topics...

I'm an Engineer, Get me out of here!

I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here! is a free, online event where school students get to meet and interact with real engineers. Students login during a 2 week period to ASK the engineers anything they like. Students challenge the engineers over a fast-paced online live CHAT during a...

STEM Challenge Days with Science Oxford

We provide a whole day activity for years 7 or 8 based around an engineering or scientific challenge. We provide all the resources including student packs and we use STEM ambassadors as mentors and judges throughout the day. The offer is FREE but limited to state schools in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Big Bang Fair Yorkshire and Humber

The Big Bang Near Me is a great experience for young people of all ages. There is lots to see and do, from inspirational shows to our interactive marketplace area with activities from a wealth of regional and national employers and exhibitors.As well as visiting the exhibition and shows, your students could gain the...

STEM at Work - Shipwreck Science, Materials Conservation, Building Design

Discover the range of STEM careers available in a 21st century museum housing a 15th Century shipwreckHow is science saving the Mary Rose for future generations? Investigate the changes caused by 437 years under the sea. Handle real samples of Mary Rose wood and discover polyethylene glycol, the amazing designer...

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...

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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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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