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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STEM Workshops on the Green Economy

Groundwork London, a leading environmental charity, are offering schools free workshops for Key Stage 3 students on the topic of the Green Economy. The programme, 'Welcome to the Green Economy' - funded by Our Bright Future, will engage 700 young people across 70 secondary schools in London and show them...
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Architecture Workshops: STEM Workshops For Key Stage One

Designed to stimulate imaginations and excite children and teachers alike, KS1 workshops follow on from EYFS workshops and include all aspects of STEM, promoting Higher Order Thinking, and Growth Mindset. There are a 5 workshops at this level.60 minutes workshops; TETRA and OCTAS (Birdhouse)120 minutes workshops;...
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Architecture Workshops STEM Workshops For Key Stage Two

Key Stage 2 workshops further develop pupils Fine and Gross Motor Skills as part of a wider remit to enable Teamwork, Creativity, Problem Solving, Higher Order Thinking and Growth Mindset.Key Stage 2 workshops are divided into two categories: Build_IT and KRE8Build_IT Workshops are focused practical tasks using,...
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The Jack and the Beanstalk Science Show

Have you ever made a cloud/made some butter/ eaten gold/thought about giant beanstalks?Oh no you haven't?! Oh yes you can!This interactive science show uses the traditional tale as a hook for exploring some interesting science. Pupils help with demonstrations and the whole audience get involved with making butter...
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Mary Rose Museum: Materials and their Properties

Tudor materials under the microscopeWork with real and replica artefacts to investigate Tudor materials and their properties. Were they fit for purpose? How do they compare with modern materials? Use digital microscopes to compare sample materials and see them in high definition! 
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STEM at Work - Shipwreck Science, Materials Conservation, Building Design

Discover the range of STEM careers available in a 21st century museum housing a 15th Century shipwreckHow is science saving the Mary Rose for future generations? Investigate the changes caused by 437 years under the sea. Handle real samples of Mary Rose wood and discover polyethylene glycol, the amazing designer...
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Fighting Fit - Nutrition and Exercise on King Henry VIII's warship

Was the crew of the Mary Rose fit to fight?Dispel some of those myths about Tudor life. Are we fitter and healthier than our Tudor ancestors? A series of activities looking at diet and fitness challenges pupils to decide. Handle replica artefacts to understand the impact of lifestyle on the officers and crew of the...
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What sank King Henry VIII's Mary Rose?

An enduring mystery for history and scienceWhy did the Mary Rose really sink? Explore this continuing mystery in a two part cross-curricular workshop. Was she sunk by French gunfire? Was the ship unstable or overloaded? Were there other factors? Scrutinise the provenance of key sources and weigh the conflicting...
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Feed the Fleet Maths Challenge

‘Feed the Fleet’ is a Tudor themed challenge for pupils to stock the ship with food for a 5 day voyage for the Mary Rose crew of 470 men and 30 officers. The challenge involves communication and listening skills, team working, literacy and important Maths skills. Crew member experts,...
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Science in a Suitcase

Science in a Suitcase transforms the school hall into its own science centre where everyone gets to visit.Science in a Suitcase is part science show and part science lab where the children conduct their own experiments - the whole experience is about pupil participation – it’s not sitting and listening, it...
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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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