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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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...

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...

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...

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!

Robotics & Coding Day Camp

Join us for a 5 hour adventure to Mars. Repair and hack broken robots, complete challenging coding missions and save humanity, all in one action-packed day! A Space to Explore Our participants become mini engineers, devising and programming the robots of the future to save civilization! We incorporate visual art...

Bright Spark Awards

I organise a Bright Spark Awards Event for students with Innovation, Investigation, and Invention projects. It is a Dragon's den style competition with all of our judges offering great experience prizes and also looking for their future apprentices. There is also a chance of winning £500 cash prize....

Big Bang Fair Yorkshire and Humber

The Big Bang Near Me is a great experience for young people of all ages. There is lots to see and do, from inspirational shows to our interactive marketplace area with activities from a wealth of regional and national employers and exhibitors.As well as visiting the exhibition and shows, your students could gain the...

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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