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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Electricity & Circuits Workshop

This workshop will introduce primary school children to electricity and circuits by interacting with and building with Snap Circuits.The workshop will cover the following objectives from the national curriculum in Science:identify common appliances that run on electricityconstruct a simple series electrical circuit,...

Beginner STEMbotics: Robotics & Coding

Students can build from instructions on hundreds of designs, or get creative and build their own robots. Once built, the LEGO robots are capable of moving and detecting other objects using motion and tilt sensors using icon or block coding.We take a very cross-curricular approach to our sessions and will happily adapt...

Intermediate/Advanced STEMbotics: Robotics & Coding Workshop (UK2-KS4)

Our Intermediate / Advanced robotics and coding workshops provide students with opportunities to code, design, engineer and build their own robots, in both simple and complex forms.We can set challenges that are tailored to your school’s needs and these workshops have curriculum links to Computing, Design...

STEMAZING! Inspiration Academy

Inspire your class with this series of 6 free online STEMAZINGKids sessions.Series of 6 free STEM activities delivered via Zoom into the classroom by a STEMAZINGWoman role model.All activities are fun, engaging and inspiring. Delivered by a woman in STEM role model.Aimed at raising awareness and aspiration around...

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...

Illusions Activity Pack

This activity pack includes worksheets to help your students make two different illusions:a thaumotrope and a floating present. https://www.braintasticscience.com/free-science-resources​Share your results and send us any questions with #CuriosityCorner - we will do our best to answer them and the best may be made...

Planetarium Shows - Space

About our planetarium systemOur ShowsOur 40 minute shows take place inside Lab Rascals portable planetarium. The dome can be set up in any large, indoor space with a smooth, clean floor area of 6 by 7m, a clear ceiling height of 3.5m and access to mains power. The dome accommodates up to 35 primary-aged children...

geodesic dome building workshops

Infinite Arts is offering a practical workshop in Geodesic Dome building. This half day or full day session can be designed for a Y5, Y6, Y7 or Y8 class (up to 30 pupils at a time).Learning objectives include: maths, problem solving, team work, engineeringDuring the workshop pupils will• Experiment with straws...

STAR Centre

The STAR Centre in keighley is a lively science hub that uses space as a theme to encourage learners into undertaking science related subjects.Come and explore our space world. Undertake lifelike Mission Control simulations, drive a planetary rover in our Astrobotics area, conduct experiments in our Laboratory and...

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...

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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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