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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STEMgineers Build & Drive Radio-Controlled Vehicle Workshop

When learners take part in our STEMgineers: RC Build & Drive workshop they will learn about key mechanical engineering principles by building a 1/10th scale radio-controlled electric vehicle. Upon completion students will have the incredible opportunity of taking part in a series of thrilling driving skills...

Are you teaching the first Martian?

The first person to walk on the Red Planet is probably already alive and under 18 years old. Are they at your school? In this awe-inspiring talk, packed full of stunning visuals and the latest scientific thinking, I’ll take you on a journey to Mars.Based on several of my books, including The Astronaut...

Rebel Star: The Sun's Greatest Mysteries

The Sun is many things: beauty, beacon, battery, belligerent. It’s the biggest thing for light-years around and yet we actually know relatively little about it.That’s changing thanks to an armada of new spacecraft recently lofted into the solar system to scrutinise the Sun in unprecedented detail. In...

Your ultimate guide to time travel

Few people know that time travel isn’t just possible – it has already been done.In this mind-expanding talk, students will hear the stories of people who have travelled into their own futures and lived to tell the tale. And how you rely on the same physics whenever you use the map on your smartphone.This...

Bits and Pieces: Secrets of a Digital World

DescriptionThe presentation is a look at the maths behind how we send messages on the internet.We will look at how photos, videos and messages are turned into 1s and 0s, using binary numbers, and then transmitted.We will introduce Hedy Lemarr, the woman who invented frequency hopping, an idea we still...

Science Theatre

We create shows and workshops mixing stage performance with amazing demonstrations to explain the most incredible ideas in science – in the most memorable way.Our shows are performed throughout the year at venues across the UK and can be booked in-school too.  All shows include accompanying teaching ...

Practical Physics Workshop

Practical Physics will help young people understand basic principles of physics as they test their speed, strength and reactions on four pieces of cutting edge sports testing equipment. A worksheet will allow learners to record their scores and challenge them with relevant problems.A session which takes science into...

STEM Workshops for schools

Designed for primary and secondary learners Learn by Design delivers workshops that are practical, fun and inspiring. Increasing engagement in science, technology, engineering and maths, the sessions bring to life the core principles of STEM.Enhance the existing curriculum topics with an...

STEM Workshops for Schools | VSTEAM Education

STEAM workshops and school speakers for primary and secondary schools. Delivered by a qualified engineer and professional street-dancers. Covers curriculum-based topics such as coding, robotics, biology, air travel, forces and motion, electricity, energy, sustainability, solar system, Raspberry Pi and Maths...

Live, interactive science shows and workshops

Science Made Simple brings the brilliance of science to life with amazing, high energy interactive shows for schools and festivals.We have shows available for all ages; from our Bubbles and Balloons show aimed at ages 4-7, to our Engineering for Life: From Cradle to Grave aimed at KS3/4 and beyond.Find out more,...

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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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