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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Working in Technology: Design and Build a Wind Farm in Virtual Reality - 2 spaces left!

2 spaces left for this activity!3D Web Technologies Ltd (3DW) have funding to run twelve STEM skill-focused workshops for Year Eight pupils in Secondary Schools across the following areas:- Copeland- Walney Island- Barrow-in-Furness - South Lakeland- Lancaster- WyrePlease take a look at this map to see if your...
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The Big Bang East Midlands

The Big Bang East MidlandsFREE SCHOOL TRIPYears 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13Venue: Derby Arena Royal Way, Derby DE24 8JBDate: 27th 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...
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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...
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The Big Bang London

Join The Big Bang London for a free day packed full of hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).Part of the nation-wide programme, The Big Bang London aims to inspire secondary school students with the potential of STEM. Through interactive stalls, shows and workshops, students can find out what a...
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Aerospace engineers

This DIY Primary Faraday Challenge Day encourages students to consider how engineers work together in the aerospace industry. It enables students to experience the knowledge, understandings and skills engineers use within their work and the ways in which their strengths can be used to achieve an effective outcome....
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Lighthouse keeper transfer

This DIY Primary Faraday Challenge Day encourages students to consider how engineers work together to solve real-life problems. It enables students to experience the knowledge, understandings and skills engineers use within their work and the ways in which their strengths can be used to achieve an effective outcome....
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Table tennis server

The Faraday Challenge ‘Table Tennis Server’ has been designed for six teams of six students (36 students in total) aged 12-13 years (year 8 in England, and equivalent).This complete set of materials provides you with the basic resources you need to run an activity day which brings science, design and...
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Emergency communications

The Emergency Communications challenge is based on the Faraday Challenge of the same name from our 2012/13 season of Faraday Challenge Days.Students are the engineer rescue team based in the town of Alpha which has been relatively unaffected by the extreme weather. As the engineer rescue team in town Alpha, students...
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Mission to Mars

The Mission to Mars challenge is based on the Faraday Challenge of the same name from our 2013/14 season of Faraday Challenge Days.Students are the engineer specialists recruited by 'Make it 2 Mars' to establish a human settlement on the planet Mars by 2023. Students will design and construct a rocket which...
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Smart cycle

The Smart Cycle challenge is based on the Faraday Challenge of the same name from our 2014/15 season of Faraday Challenge Days.Students are challenged to design and create a prototype Smart Beacon which will be used to communicate information to cyclists.  When used, together with other Beacons, along a route,...
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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.

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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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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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