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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Howsham Mill

Howsham Mill is an 18th Century watermill near Malton in North Yorkshire.  It has been restored as an education centre in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  With an Archimedean Screw turbine and water wheel, Howsham Mill generates renewable energy.  Our free school visits and activities...

Submit an Article to Youth STEM Matters - Youth Led Scientific Journal

Youth STEM Matters is a youth led scientific journal, created by Youth STEM 2030 to provide a platform for young people to share their research findings, ideas and innovations with the world!We publish articles which have a real world impact, and can help solve some of the biggest global challenges, from the climate...

Bioprofiles STEM – outdoor global environmental studies

Bioprofiles Erasmus+ is a fully-funded outdoor learning event that will inspire and equip you as a teacher to lead outdoor learning sessions in your local greenspace. You will hear from other teachers and undertake practical outdoor activities.The activities will be environmental indicators to assess the quality of...

Tomorrow's Engineers Energy Quest FREE STEM Workshop

Tomorrow's Engineers Energy Quest FREE STEM WorkshopEnergy Quest is a free, two-part schools programme bringing a spark to STEM learning for students aged 11-14. Tomorrow’s Engineers Energy Quest is a free schools programme that encourages young people to find out all about sustainable energy and...

Cambridge Physics Experience

This one day programme consists of a morning tour of a Cambridge college, followed by information about studying at Cambridge, and advice on Higher Education and applying to Cambridge. This is followed by a physics activity at the Cavendish Laboratory, where students take part in a practical session and are given...

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...

CyberFirst event - Oct 2019

CyberFirst Trailblazers is a free half day event created for S2 students. The event is designed to showcase the varied opportunities that can be achieved through the understanding of how technology is used in the workplace. This is the first in a series of CyberFirst events which will start each student on the exciting...

1 space left - All July dates available! - Working in Technology: Design and Build a Wind Farm in Virtual Reality

We still have 1 space left for this, we are available for any dates in July.Other schools in the eligible funding areas we haven't worked with yet and would love to: - Dallam School- Chadwick High School- Central Lancaster High School- Lancaster Girls Grammar School- Cardinal Allen Catholic High School...

Investigating flooding in York - a visit to the York Community Flood Hub

Are you interested in or teaching about flooding in York?York has a long history of flooding and evidence suggests that water levels on the Rivers Ouse and Foss are rising. This is likely to be due to climate change and changes in upstream land management. If this trend continues, properties and people could be at...

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...

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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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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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