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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Cracking the Code- The Genetics of Superheroes

The comic books are filled with mutants; heroes and villains whose special abilities are genetic in their origin.  But what are real mutants like, and could we one day use genetics to make us superhuman?Topics – genetics, mutation, DNA, mRNA, transcription, translation, transgenic plants and animals,...
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Crunching Codes and Raising Roads at Tower Bridge

Come and take part in our Crunching Codes and Raising Roads workshop at Tower Bridge.Discover the inner workings of this iconic structure, from Victorian steam power to modern day electronics. Students will gain an understanding of the Bridge’s engineering and modern day coding. The workshop culminates in...
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The Ugly Animal Roadshow

Simon Watt is President for Life of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society, a comedy night with a conservation twist.  You can find out more about the society here or watch their videos here.  The show has been so successful that many have requested a school version; here it is!At the Ugly...
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Can you believe your Brain?

​Can you really trust what you see & hear? Live demos, illusions and experiments explore how the brain unscrambles the information coming in through your senses, and how this sometimes goes wrong. This fast-paced, interactive show will bamboozle your senses and uncover surprising quirks of your brain you never...
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Young Engineers LEGO for STEM Education

Young Engineers offers educational LEGO® based workshops and school clubs to support nursery and primary school aged children to develop their STEM understanding and awareness.Our events can range from 90 minutes to a full day sessions. Children build moving LEGO® models that demonstrate STEM concepts. We...
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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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That's Non-Sense! The Surprising Science of your Senses

 This show, aimed at KS2, explores the wonderful world of our senses, and the tricks they can play on us. Ever wondered why food tastes funny when you have a cold? Or what happens when you get dizzy? Buckle up for a whirlwind tour through the senses you're familiar with, and some you might never have heard of...
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Hands on Science Workshops for Schools

We’re a fun and educational science-themed CIC dedicated to bringing scientific learning to children all across the county. We facilitate hands-on science workshops and clubs and offer workshops around all the sciences, including specialist topics such as forensic science and microbiology.The sessions are...
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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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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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