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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Hands-on Science Workshops

Lab Rascals is an award winning interactive science entertainment company in Yorkshire and the Humber. Lab Rascals educate, inspire and entertain children with the magnificent world of science and engineering.Due to Lab Rascals extensive research at the University of Hull into children’s perceptions of science...

Institute for Research in Schools

The Institute for Research in Schools (IRIS) aims to change the culture in UK education so that authentic research and innovation is part of every young person’s experience. IRIS invites all UK secondary schools and over 16s to take part in its research projects and benefit from the charity’s support.To...

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 ...

Bubbles and Balloons

Explore the best bits of bubbles and balloons! From blowing them to bursting them, discover all the amazing things you can do in between.Can bubbles be made square? Are you brave enough to stick a skewer in a balloon? Can you put a person in a bubble?You and your audience will be wowed by our giant bubbles...

SEN workshop: Science Explorers

Investigate the science of sound with our multi-sensory science workshops, developed especially for students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).In these workshops, our experienced presenters will lead your students through an exploration of sound through their senses. Our fun and surprising...

It’s Only Water!… Or is it?

This exciting Science Made Simple show explores all the amazing properties of water. From heating to freezing, can you squash it, absorb it, or dissolve chemicals in it? We can use water to do all sorts of unexpected things!Be prepared to get wet, in this interactive show which may see students (and teachers) get a...

GeoBus: Free Earth science themed workshops for schools

 GeoBus is a free outreach programme run out of the Earth Sciences department of UCL. We aim to bring engaging, hands-on sessions to school students. Our range of workshops cover Year 1 to Year 12 and complement the curriculum, whilst giving a great insight into the breadth of Earth science as a subject...

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...

The Royal Veterinary College Animal Academy

RVC’s Animal Academy supports young people from under-represented backgrounds to reach their goals of studying and working in animal science. By signing up to be a member, you’ll have access to exclusive help, advice and monthly events about animal careers, going to university, and of course learning...

STEM-X Launch Prize

Design an experiment to be conducted in microgravity by Astronauts onboard the International Space Station! Under the guidance of NASA Astronauts, Space Scientists and World-Renowned Professors, your goal is to design an experiment that could benefit humanity on or off the planet. With the help from our brilliant NASA...

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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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