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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Light Show

EYFSFoundation Stage - ages 3-4We start with a simple light bulb and finish telling stories underneath the night time sky. This show is a lovely introduction to light, dark, reflections, rainbows, fire and the stars. Duration: 30-40 mins Curriculum Links Capacity: ~35 children + adultsKS1Key Stage One...
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Planet Earth Show

 KS2Key Stage Two - ages 7-11 (Planet Earth Show)Find out how the Earth formed, cooled and the continuous movement of the crust causing volcanoes and earthquakes. Visit the rainforest to discuss how life is connected and explore the role we all play in the future of life on Earth. Duration: ~45 mins ...
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Water Show

KS2Key Stage Two - ages 7-11Supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry, this show explores the most important chemical for life on Earth - H2O. What is the water molecule and the difference between ice, liquid water and water vapour? The water cycle explained inside clouds and caves - condensation, freezing,...
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Bubble Show

EYFSFoundation Stage - ages 3-4Delight in the fun and unexpected behaviour of bubbles! Explore colourful bubbles, wobbly bubbles, clouds in bubbles, and fiery bubbles! Duration: 45 mins Curriculum Links Capacity: ~60 children + adultsKS1Key Stage One - ages 5-7Delight in the fun and unexpected behaviour...
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Space Show

EYFSFoundation Stage - ages 3-4A story-telling introduction to the moon, stars and the beauty of the night time sky. Find out how to see a picture of Orion as a dot-to-dot in the winter sky and hear some of the wonderful stories written into the stars. Duration: 30-40 mins Curriculum Links Capacity: ~35...
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Rocket Science

 KS1Key Stage One - ages 5-7This show introduces the fun and fantastic forces of Rocket Science, children can explore the pushes and pulls powering balloon cars, air and chemical powered rockets.In addition to a show, you can enjoy hands-on workshops for up to 30 children, where they can build their very own...
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Science Tricks Show

KS1Key Stage One - ages 5-7This show is bursting with surprises! Counter-intuitive demonstrations and fun experiments will bring out the scientist in every child. Duration: ~45 mins Curriculum Links Capacity: ~60 children + adultsKS2Key Stage Two - ages 7-11Observing, predicting and testing. In this...
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Computing Robotic Challenge EV3 Mindstorms

We provide a comprehensive Computing Science workshops using Lego Mindstorms Robots.Focusing on creativity and learn by doing, our workshops cover all aspects of Computing Curriculum KS1-4.Our workshops have open ended solutions. Pupils get experience through a trial and error process. Workshops are tailored to suit...
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States of Matter Show

KS2Key Stage Two - ages 7-11An unusual and exciting collection of models and demonstration explore evaporating, condensing, melting and freezing. Solids, liquids and gases - what is the difference and what happens as we change state? This show investigates the particle theory of matter for KS2 with exciting...
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Cell Show

KS3, KS4 and above: 
Delve deep within to float inside a gigantic cell.
 From organisms to organelles, discuss the units of life - their scale, diversity in form and function and the genetic code. DNA, cloning, and the future of genetic engineering.
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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.

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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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