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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TeenTech Awards

The TeenTech Awards challenge young people to develop their own  ideas to make life 'better,simpler,safer or more fun' using science,technology and engineering. Register now to recieve the full Teacher Pack with plans for how to run the project over 8 lessons . Projects need to be submitted by March...
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TeenTech City of Tomorrow

TeenTech City of Tomorrow asks three key questions, how will we live, work and play in the future? Young people construct buildings for their cities while exploring key concepts and expressing their individual and collective vision for the future. They are supported in the classroom and at regional ‘showcase...
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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...
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Smart cycle

The Smart Cycle challenge is based on the Faraday Challenge of the same name from our 2014/15 season of Faraday Challenge Days.Students are challenged to design and create a prototype Smart Beacon which will be used to communicate information to cyclists.  When used, together with other Beacons, along a route,...
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Coding the Future

The Coding the Future challenge is based on the Faraday Challenge of the same name from our 2015/16 season of Faraday Challenge Days.Students are challenged to develop two products using their BBC micro:bit for the real-world within their chosen theme - Health, Sport, Travel or Home and Leisure - and then to pitch...
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Land Rover BAR

The Land Rover BAR challenge is based on the Faraday Challenge of the same name from our 2016/17 season of Faraday Challenge Days.Students are challenged to use the micro:bit technology to develop two products which could help improve performance for the Land Rover BAR team in one of three areas – human...
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Curiosity Hub - Creative Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths Workshops

Curiosity Hub provides engaging in-school STEM enrichment workshops for all Key Stages, complementing the National Curriculum in:ScienceComputing/Computer ScienceMathsDesign & Technology
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Big Ideas Programme

The Big Ideas programme is a STEM and enterprise competition with a focus on sustainability and entrepreneurship. It is delivered in partnership with energy, utility and construction companies based locally, who provide business mentors to support teams of pupils (in KS3) to generate solutions, 'Big Ideas', to...
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BLOCKYBOTS

The day the robots came to school is an immersive experience for your pupils where they will interact with a range of robots (including the Alpha 1 humanoid robot) and will build and program their own robot device using the brilliant Lego WeDo 2.0.Our package includes all of the resources for the day including the...
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DRONEdays

Using exciting drone technologies, we offer a fantastic hands-on experience for your pupils that brings coding (programming) to life. Even with the host of great apps available for pupils to learn coding, we believe that the most effective and engaging learning experiences are those that offer pupils the chance to...
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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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