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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Sphere Science Shows

We run Science Shows outside with social distancing.  The shows are full of surprising scientific tricks and the pupils discuss the science of how the tricks work. 'Many thanks for today’s fantastic shows; I found them tremendously enjoyable!' Lapworth Museum.'Thank you very much for coming...

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...

JonWoodScience

One hour, demo-based shows suitable for key stage 3 and 4, family and large audiences.'Under Pressure' brings levitation, implosions, explosions and rockets demostrations for people to take part in.‘What You Know and Why You Don’t’ brings the experience of the greatest hits of psychology...

GeoBus: Free Earth science themed workshops for schools

GeoBus is a free outreach programme run out of the Earth Sciences department of UCL. We aim to bring engaging, hands-on sessions to school students. Our range of workshops cover Year 1 to Year 12 and complement the curriculum, whilst giving a great insight into the breadth of Earth science as a subject.We...

Kids in Space

A fun fifty-minute long interactive performance that takes children on an imaginary journey through our solar system. Highlights include: a recreation of Neil Armstrong’s first step, a bombardment by asteroids and built-to-scale model planets that show how small the Earth is compared to its giant neighbours!The...

Team Tim

Team Tim, a hugely entertaining and interactive science show invites primary school audiences to help British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake train for his next space mission! Help Tim to keep fit, do quick calculations, conduct science experiments, grow space plants, launch small satellites, and perform a thrilling...

RoboKids

RoboKids takes primary school audiences on a fun and inspiring journey into the future of space exploration, programming and robots.  Help programme our friendly robot “Nao” and her friends for a joint human and robotic Aurora mission to Mars! Linked to the National Curriculum Key Stages 1...

Team Moon

Team Moon is the story of the people that worked together to make the Apollo Moon landings a success.In this 50th anniversary year, join in this exciting, interactive show and learn about the tireless work of the engineers, scientists, programmers, technicians and astronauts whose creativity, dedication, bravery...

Science and Maths Magic Shows

Dr Matt Pritchard is a Science Magician and Curator of Wonder. His shows bring gasps of amazement, thought provoking ideas and memorable teaching. He inspires audiences to both dream and think bigger. “The children were mesmerized by what they were seeing, his obvious passion and enthusiasm, the many...

The Utterly Revolting Science Show

A funny, cheeky, thoroughly revolting journey through the human body. BBC presenter Stefan Gates makes edible bogies from seaweed snot, cooks food in vomit, cooks with saliva and explores farts, poo, wee and some truly terrible smells. As with all Gastronaut shows, there'll be rockets and explosions, laughter and...

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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.

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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