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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ZooLab UK

We're the UK’s #1 for ethical animal encounters! We amaze, educate and inspire through our ethical and engaging animal encounters. ​Our ZooLab presenters and animal teams work closely with early years, schools, businesses and in the care sector to achieve learning and wellbeing outcomes to engage with people...

STEM-X Launch Prize

Design an experiment to be conducted in microgravity by Astronauts onboard the International Space Station! Under the guidance of NASA Astronauts, Space Scientists and World-Renowned Professors, your goal is to design an experiment that could benefit humanity on or off the planet. With the help from our brilliant NASA...

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...

Science of Us

Dr Liz Surry has had a long academic career studying the biological processes that make the heart work whilst Dom has worked on medicines development.  Between them, they have over 40 years laboratory experience which they love to share in engaging and memorable ways.  So our science days aren’t...

The Royal Institution: Science in schools

Our programme of Science in Schools brings our popular demonstration shows into school across the UK, accompanied by valuable Continuing Professional Development sessions for teachers. The shows give students, teachers and families a chance to see our specially trained presenters in action, delivering science shows...

Pharmacy Awareness Day - What is Pharmacy? What does a Pharmacist / Pharmacy Technician do?

Pharmacy Awareness DaySaturday 23rd June 2018Pop along anytime on the day to meet with pharmacists working across different career roles and find out what they do10 am to 3 pm Thomas Paine Study Centre, UEAwww.uea.ac.uk/phaSuitable for:- Students any age- Parents- Careers advisers- Science/Chemistry- Teachers- Those...

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...

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...

Bristol ChemLabS: Primary Science Assemblies- Gases in the Air

These last 45 to 60 minutes. (Normally based on Gases in the Air) Experiments will be demonstrated with liquid nitrogen (a very cold liquid), dry ice (solid carbon dioxide), oxygen, acetylene, hydrogen and helium. There will be some loud bangs and some setting fire to materials.  Some minor reactions...

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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