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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Learning and memory lesson plan

Why do we all remember things slightly differently and how accurate are our memories, really? Through a series of small group activities we explore these topics and more, finishing with 10 top tips to improve revision skills. At Braintastic! Science we inspire, engage and educate young people to help...

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...

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 Writing Course - Online

What will you learn?MagazinesWhat makes a good science story?The difference between news and featuresWriting killer pitches. We’ll work through examples of successful pitches that have landed me cover features in all the top science magazines Interview techniques to get the best responses from scientists....

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...

Growing for Gold - Combatting Climate Change - whole-school Science Day

If you're looking for a way to celebrate British Science Week, there is still time to order and download your Growing for Gold - Combatting Climate Change teaching resource pack, which contains everything you need to host your own, whole-school Science day, exploring this year's British Science...

BIG Primary STEM Day - North Yorkshire Coast

What is the BIG STEM Primary Day?This event is part of a brand new careers and STEM related programme of activity, supported by employers aims to excite and showcase the variety of STEM job roles, challenge stereotyping, provide opportunity to explore careers and understand future pathways into STEM. The BIG STEM...

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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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