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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STEMKids Young Engineers After School Clubs

STEMKids deliver STEM after school clubs to Primary Schools across the UK. We have 5 different clubs targeting different age ranges starting at KS1. During the 6 week club children design and make a range of STEM products to take home. They also complete a theory booklet which includes home extensions activities and...

Eden Project STEM Workshops EYFS-KS5

The Eden Project is an educational charity. Its aim is to connect us with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work towards a better future. Our programme for schools takes this mission as our inspiration to create and deliver programmes, projects and opportunities that support young people’s...

Conduct your own Near Space balloon launch!

Conduct an awe-inspiring space launch from your school! Our team of engineers and educators will provide workshops and presentations for your pupils around an exciting balloon launch into the stratosphere to inspire a lifetime of learning.For more information please download our brochure below and email us at...

Wonderstruck Skimmers Workshop

A unique team-based, practical, competitive activity.  We're pretty sure you won't find any other workshops that look at the ground effect!So, what is a Skimmer?  Well these are small model 'aircraft' that use a well known (amongst aircraft designers anyway) aerodynamic phenomenon ...

BANG! The Science of Movie FX

Ever wondered how they create those amazing explosions in the movies?Well, it can be quite complicated.  In fact, a lot of the time it's more complicated than actually setting off a real explosion.In BANG! The Science of Movie FX Peter and James attempt to shed some light on how it's done.  Through...

Wonderstruck DrumBot Workshop

A fantastic team-based, practical, competitive activity.This workshop involves participants working in small teams (usually of three) to build, test and improve a DrumBot.DrumBots are drum-shaped 'robots' that contain a rotating counter-weighted arm.  As the arm moves it causes the motor to apply a...

Wonderstruck Fan-Powered Cars Workshop

A fantastic team-based, practical, competitive activity.This workshop involves participants working in small teams (usually of three) to build and improve a model car powered by an electric motor and fan.  The session starts with an introduction to the science behind the activity.  We can use the...

Wonderstruck Compressed Air Rocket Workshop

Build a rocket that can travel over a 100 metres using just paper card and tape!This workshop involves participants working in teams of three or pairs or even individually to design and build their very own compressed air powered rocket.  The session starts with an introduction to the science behind the...

Wonderstruck Hovercraft Workshop

An exciting team-based, practical, competitive activity.This workshop involves participants working in small teams (usually of three) to build and improve a fast-moving model hovercaft.The session starts with an introduction to the science behind the activity.  With the assistance of a volunteer we can...

Wonderstruck Rocket Cars (Outdoor) Workshop

A very watery team-based, practical, competitive activity.  Best booked for the summer term in the UK!This workshop involves participants working in small teams (usually of three) to build and improve a model car powered by a water rocket.The session starts with an introduction to the science behind the...

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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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