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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Newcastle University A-level Physics Practical Support

In January Newcastle University Physics department will launching a scheme offering free support to schools and colleges in completing their A-level practical experiments. The scheme will bring classes of students into the department to complete one or more of their required A-level practicals here at Newcastle...

Careers in Science

Give your students the rare opportunity to swap the classroom for the research clinics and laboratories in Liverpool Science Park. Students will have the chance to speak with clinicians, scientists and science entrepreneurs in small groups to gain careers advice/information only usually available to graduates.Students...

STAR Centre

The STAR Centre in keighley is a lively science hub that uses space as a theme to encourage learners into undertaking science related subjects.Come and explore our space world. Undertake lifelike Mission Control simulations, drive a planetary rover in our Astrobotics area, conduct experiments in our Laboratory and...

Life Science Centre

The Life Science Centre offer nearly 140 hands-on, curriculum-linked workshopscovering all the science content of the primary curriculum and selected topics for KS3, GCSE and Alevel.Life also offers Hands-on maths programmes for KS2 and above and an increasing number of opportunites to undertake technology and...

Learning in STEM at Dundee Science Centre

Dundee Science Centre works with a range of partners to bring high-quality, cutting-edge, hands-on learning in sciences to children and young people aged 3-18. We offer workshops and learning opportunities on an inreach or outreach basis, as part of the broad general education and senior phase curriculum.From body...

Mary Rose Museum: Materials and their Properties

Tudor materials under the microscopeWork with real and replica artefacts to investigate Tudor materials and their properties. Were they fit for purpose? How do they compare with modern materials? Use digital microscopes to compare sample materials and see them in high definition! 

STEM at Work - Shipwreck Science, Materials Conservation, Building Design

Discover the range of STEM careers available in a 21st century museum housing a 15th Century shipwreckHow is science saving the Mary Rose for future generations? Investigate the changes caused by 437 years under the sea. Handle real samples of Mary Rose wood and discover polyethylene glycol, the amazing designer...

What sank King Henry VIII's Mary Rose?

An enduring mystery for history and scienceWhy did the Mary Rose really sink? Explore this continuing mystery in a two part cross-curricular workshop. Was she sunk by French gunfire? Was the ship unstable or overloaded? Were there other factors? Scrutinise the provenance of key sources and weigh the conflicting...

Light and Dark

A practical investigation of a range of different fuels used by the Romans lasting approximately one hour. The children (Upper Key Stage 1 and Lower Key Stage 2) will have the chance to investigate and record the properties of different fuels, including charcoal, beeswax and olive oil, and then relate their...

The Roman Maths Challenge

Students are set a series of mathematical challenges to complete, including exploring symmetry and tessellation in mosaic-making, solving and Archimedes Square, using Roman building techniques, calculating pay for the Roman army and working out ratios. This practical workshop will engage and inspire students with...

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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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