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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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...

Doc Yard's Secret Lab and Doc Yard's Science Show

Easter Holidays 2019 - two weeks of interactive and hands on activities on the science of sound. Secret lab - The Shape of Sound looks at how sound is made, travels and impacts on our ears. Demonstrations, make and take, pay and make activities - everything from a kazoo to a Theramin (look it up!). Summer...

Wild Planet Explorers & The 3P Pledge

Wild Planet Explorers was founded by Joanna McFarlane to inspire future biologists & conservationists & to encourage children to find out more about animals & their habitats & to take action to save nature.Joanna McFarlane is a qualified biologist & conservationist. Wild Planet...

Understanding Animal Research: Exploring ethics and science

Understanding Animal Research  is a not-for-profit organisation which seeks to explain the role of animals in scientific, medical and veterinary research. Our nation-wide schools program provides free in-school talks and workshops to help students understand (not necessarily agree with) why and how animals are...

Crocodiles in the Classroom

Imagine a crocodile in the classroom! What does it look like up close? How does it feel? What sounds does it make? How big will it get? Is it dangerous? How long will it live?Crocodiles, alligators, snakes, lizards and tortoises. By bringing these reptiles into the classroom, the children benefit by seeing, feeling...

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,...

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...

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...

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

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...

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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