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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Wonderstruck Crawlers Workshop

A fantastic team-based, practical, competitive activity.This workshop involves participants working in small teams (usually of three) to build and improve a 'Crawler'.'What's a Crawler?'  I hear you ask.  Well, these are small vehicles that use geared motors to move themselves about...

The Wonderstruck Rocket Show

Here at Wonderstruck we love rockets and we want to share that love with all and sundry.Our Rocket Show is crammed full of physics, chemistry and history.  We look at the science of combustion, how expanding gases are harnessed in reaction engines and some of the less successful historical forays into...

Animal handling & minibeast Lessons

The world of minibeasts and invertebrates in your hands!KS1 & KS2 curriculum linked workshops on a range of science topics, where pupils hold the animals and animal related items whilst learning, particularly good for kinesthetic learners. Workshops include habitats, lifecycles, evolution, adaptations, minibeasts...

Geology Rocks & Fantastic Fossils

Explore this fascinating subject with real quality specimens and an experienced and knowledgeable Education Officer:Fantastic FossilsHandle and identify real fossils after a demonstration of how they are made and see three live counterparts.Geology RocksAfter a demonstration of how different rocks are made, handle and...

Inspire girls into STEM talk

Having worked in conservation and teaching environmental education outdoors for over 10 years and now working freelance as a science presenter I really want to convince more girls that STEM is for them!My passion is conservation and the environment - I have travelled and volunteered in the Amazon to see many of the...

STEMFirst - STEM Skills

STEMFirst is an Educational Consultancy and STEM Delivery Organisation based in the North West of England.We have over 20 years of experience in delivering inspirational, real-world, hands on STEM for Primary through to Higher Education and beyond.Our activities link Science, Engineering and Maths with Employability...

Planet Earth Show

 KS2Key Stage Two - ages 7-11 (Planet Earth Show)Find out how the Earth formed, cooled and the continuous movement of the crust causing volcanoes and earthquakes. Visit the rainforest to discuss how life is connected and explore the role we all play in the future of life on Earth. Duration: ~45 mins ...

Water Show

KS2Key Stage Two - ages 7-11Supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry, this show explores the most important chemical for life on Earth - H2O. What is the water molecule and the difference between ice, liquid water and water vapour? The water cycle explained inside clouds and caves - condensation, freezing,...

Bubble Show

EYFSFoundation Stage - ages 3-4Delight in the fun and unexpected behaviour of bubbles! Explore colourful bubbles, wobbly bubbles, clouds in bubbles, and fiery bubbles! Duration: 45 mins Curriculum Links Capacity: ~60 children + adultsKS1Key Stage One - ages 5-7Delight in the fun and unexpected behaviour...

Space Show

EYFSFoundation Stage - ages 3-4A story-telling introduction to the moon, stars and the beauty of the night time sky. Find out how to see a picture of Orion as a dot-to-dot in the winter sky and hear some of the wonderful stories written into the stars. Duration: 30-40 mins Curriculum Links Capacity: ~35...

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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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