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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Fun Science Sheffield

At Fun Science Sheffield we provide science assemblies, workshops, and after school STEM or robotics clubs. Our aim is to foster within children a life long passion for learning and a desire to find things out for themselves through access to high tech science equipment in a safe environment.All of our activities are...

Fun Science Cheltenham

Fun Science Cheltenham offers assemblies, in-class workshops and after-school clubs, inspiring scientific curiosity through awe-inspiring, interactive demonstrations suitable for children aged 4-11.Experienced fun scientist Diatom Dave conducts experiments using specialist equipment - including...

Science of Sweets Workshop

Can be adapted for KS1 or KS2. This session focuses on carbon dioxide and how it is used to make fizzy drinks and sweets. Children will all be making their own sherbet to take home, making a giant fizzy fountain and even seeing how candy floss is made. This session also includes colour changing reactions and fizzing...

Chemical and Physical Reactions Workshop

Can be adapted for KS1 or KS2. This hands on workshop has children mixing together chemicals to see fizzing, bubbling, heat production and liquids that suddenly become solids. Every child will get to take part in every experiment so there is no chance for anyone to lose interest. Activities in this workshop include...

Explorer Dome Hands-On Science Shows

Explorer Dome is UniqueHands-On ScienceWe believe that the best way to learn is by doing – that’s why all of our shows are fully interactive, making Explorer Dome shows 100% presenter-led, hands-on and unforgettable!“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” (Confucius)...

Sphere Science Primary Workshops

We can now run workshops remotely by sending the kit and running the sessions online. Our workshops are a great way to improve pupils' scientific skills in an exciting inspirational way with activities that teachers can develop afterwards to repeat themselves.'A fantastic workshop, it was brilliantly paced and...

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...

Volunteer with 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...

It’s Only Water!… Or is it?

This exciting Science Made Simple show explores all the amazing properties of water. From heating to freezing, can you squash it, absorb it, or dissolve chemicals in it? We can use water to do all sorts of unexpected things!Be prepared to get wet, in this interactive show which may see students (and teachers) get a...

SEN workshop: Science Explorers

Investigate the science of sound with our multi-sensory science workshops, developed especially for students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).In these workshops, our experienced presenters will lead your students through an exploration of sound through their senses. Our fun and surprising...

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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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