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 Compressed Air 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 simple car powered by compressed air.The session starts with an introduction to the science behind the activity.  We examine the forces involved and...

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 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...

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...

Wonderstruck January '18 Crazy New Year STEM Sale

Every year we run a Crazy New Year STEM Sale where we offer a massive discount on all bookings for dates in January.And 2018 is going to be just the same!If you want to make a booking for January '18 we're offering a massive 18 per cent (can you see what we did there?) off everything.  That impressive...

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...

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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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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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