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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It’s Electrifying! Workshop

Can be adapted for KS1 or KS2. This session is full of big machines, group interaction and learning about both current and static electricity. Activities include making a human circuit, sticking hair up in the air with our amazing Van de Graaff generator and even making electricity inside.

Science of Sweets Workshop

Can be adapted for KS1 or KS2. This session focuses on carbon dioxide and how it is used to make fizzy drinks and sweets. Children will all be making their own sherbet to take home, making a giant fizzy fountain and even seeing how candy floss is made. This session also includes colour changing reactions and fizzing...

Human Body Workshop

Can be adapted for KS1 or KS2. This is one of our most disgusting sessions (and one of the most popular!) with poo making, mucus mixing and (optional) looking at a real heart. Children will also have a chance to test their heart rate with some high tech equipment including stethoscopes and a pulse oximeter.

Rocket Science

 KS1Key Stage One - ages 5-7This show introduces the fun and fantastic forces of Rocket Science, children can explore the pushes and pulls powering balloon cars, air and chemical powered rockets.In addition to a show, you can enjoy hands-on workshops for up to 30 children, where they can build their very own...

Fun Science Shropshire

After school clubs, workshops. CPD sessions full of exciting experiments and activities aimed at primary schools in Shropshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands and surrounding areas.

Explorer Dome Hands-On Science Shows

Explorer Dome is UniqueHands-On ScienceWe believe that the best way to learn is by doing – that’s why all of our shows are fully interactive, making Explorer Dome shows 100% presenter-led, hands-on and unforgettable!“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” (Confucius)...

Crumble Coding

These fantastic workshops allow students to find out how things are made, how they work and how they are controlled.  Investigating machines such as cars, traffic lights, instruments, parking sensors, lighthouses makes students think about the man-made world around them and how it works.  The Crumble...

Light Lab Project

Lightlab Project provides STEAM workshops for children age 7-12 in the science and art of light.  The workshops lead children through a series of guided experiments with plenty of scope for self-discovery and learning.  Light Lab Explorer workshop looks at the electromagnetic spectrum and the functions...

Sphere Science Primary Workshops

We can now run workshops remotely by sending the kit and running the sessions online. Our workshops are a great way to improve pupils' scientific skills in an exciting inspirational way with activities that teachers can develop afterwards to repeat themselves.'A fantastic workshop, it was brilliantly paced and...

Sphere Science Shows

We run Science Shows outside with social distancing.  The shows are full of surprising scientific tricks and the pupils discuss the science of how the tricks work. 'Many thanks for today’s fantastic shows; I found them tremendously enjoyable!' Lapworth Museum.'Thank you very much for coming...

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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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