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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Space Store Careers Activity

This activity is suitable for up to 24 students per session.During our 45/50 minute activity, students will hear about Space Store as a start-up organisation, the team behind Space Store, our history and vision for the future. We'll provide an overview of our organisation and the different roles that each person...

The Utterly Revolting Science Show

A funny, cheeky, thoroughly revolting journey through the human body. BBC presenter Stefan Gates makes edible bogies from seaweed snot, cooks food in vomit, cooks with saliva and explores farts, poo, wee and some truly terrible smells. As with all Gastronaut shows, there'll be rockets and explosions, laughter and...

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...

StarLincs Mobile Planetarium

In the planetarium environment we can ensure the ‘wow factor’ for your pupils – and staff – to support any space topic.  The planetarium is ideal for KS2 covering the Earth and Space programme of study of the Curriculum including demonstrations of Day and Night and Phases of the Moon...

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...

Real Science or Just Bangs? (Science of Fireworks show)

Explore the colourful and explosive world of pyrotechnics as Matthew Tosh deconstructs the STEM behind firework displays.He'll demonstrate how to create colours, different sound effects, shock waves and perfectly timed bursts in time to music, whilst ensuring that displays are safe. Fully customisable to fit your...

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...

Interactive Science Show

Be Experimental can visit your school and perform one hour interactive science shows. We can run up to four sessions in a day to allow the whole school to take part. The children will get to be involved in the show and see and do experiments that are often not possible in class. At the end of each show there...

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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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