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...

Techniquest workshops

Techniquest has an extensive education programme. Our activities enrich the curriculum and all have been developed to be engaging and enthuse pupils about STEM.Full details of our programmes can be found  www.techniquest.org/education 

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...

Institute for Research in Schools

IRIS makes cutting edge research projects open to school students and their teachers so that they can experience the excitement and challenge of science.   We do this by making data accessible to schools, providing teacher training and resources, and by lending out scientific research equipment.  ...

Institute for Research in Schools

IRIS makes cutting edge research projects open to school students and their teachers so that they can experience the excitement and challenge of science.   We do this by making data accessible to schools, providing teacher training and resources, and by lending out scientific research equipment.  ...

Pulse CSI is on the Scene!

 Pulse Education and Business Services Limited deliver a STEM centred programme designed to enthuse and engage young people, utilising the hook of Forensics and Crime Scene Investigation to generate the initial intrigue in young people who may otherwise be disengaged.  The activity will take the...

I'm a Scientist, Get me out of here!

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! is a free, online event where school students get to meet and interact with real scientists. Students login during a 2 week period to ASK the scientists anything they like. Students challenge the scientists over a fast-paced online live CHAT during a...

Sci-High CSI Forensic Science Events

We provide exciting CSI Whodunit Forensic Science events for enhancement and to support curricular forensic science. They can be tailored for all year groups in primary schools, secondary schools, sixth forms and colleges. We show forensic science all the way from the crime scene to the courtroom. Students examine the...

The Detective Project - Crime Scene Investigation Workshops

The Detective Project staff are all experienced ex- police, crime scene investigators or teachers.  We run investigations for students to get really 'hands on' with practical activities in forensic science that enrich the curriculum.Workshops last from an hour to a day, so we can involve the...

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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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