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...

E.ON Engineering and Science Workshops

E.ON Engineering and Science WorkshopsThe E.ON workshop, newly designed for 2018/19, will use engineering challenges to explore the importance of problem solving, creativity, and design in engineering and science disciplines.Students will begin the two hour workshop with a short discussion of energy sources,...

FIRST LEGO League

FIRST® LEGO® League is a global STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) challenge for teams of young people, to encourage an interest in real world themes and develop key skills that are crucial for their future careers. Young people work together to explore a given topic and to design, build and...

Bang! The Science of Explosions

This new Gastronaut show is a physics spectacular exploring pressure, combustion, sound and explosive chemical reactions. BBC Gastronaut Stefan Gates brings rockets, mini-motorbikes, catapults, flamethrowing, live insects (yup, you read that correctly), big explosions, a massive whoopee cushion and ridiculously big...

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...

The Royal Institution: Science in schools

Our programme of Science in Schools brings our popular demonstration shows into school across the UK, accompanied by valuable Continuing Professional Development sessions for teachers. The shows give students, teachers and families a chance to see our specially trained presenters in action, delivering science shows...

STAR Centre

The STAR Centre in keighley is a lively science hub that uses space as a theme to encourage learners into undertaking science related subjects.Come and explore our space world. Undertake lifelike Mission Control simulations, drive a planetary rover in our Astrobotics area, conduct experiments in our Laboratory and...

STEM Day

Bring your Year 7 students to Jaguar Land Rover to see first-hand where STEM subjects can take them. A day of interactive activities based around real challenges faced in the world of work, including:Crazy ContaminationMaterial MadnessPerfect Plastics & Robust RubberIncludes a tour of our state-of-the-...

University of Plymouth's Science and Technology Showcase 2019

The aim of the Science and Technology Showcase is to raise students’ aspirations in science and technology subjects and demonstrate how exciting STEM can be at A level and in higher education.As well as having some fun, this is a unique opportunity for students to talk with current undergraduate students, PhD...

Messy Tech Studio

Motors, electricity, engineering and coding, our Messy Tech Studios have it all.These gently guided session give your kids a consistent dose of learning the way it should be - their way.Each Sunday we explore robotics through art and design.Wire, Code, Create!

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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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