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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Rocks and Fossils

Designed to support teaching Year 3/4 (rocks and fossils) as part of the science curriculum, give your class the opportunity to explore prehistoric life in an interactive and engaging way.  Lots of hands on, fossil handling activities as students become palaeontologists learning about dinosaurs and other amazing...

Dinosaurs and Fossils

Children are fascinated with dinosaurs and prehistoric animals.  Enjoy exploring dinosaurs and learning all about fossils in this fun and interactive workshop that aims to support numeracy, literacy and science elements of the curriculum.  A very tactile dinosaur and fossil themed workshop with lots of...

Underground boat trips and hands-on workshops

Bring your students for a day trip they'll never forget, taking a journey underground by canal boat into the limestone mines and caverns underneath the heart of the Black Country.Our school visits are tailored for age group and include a 45 minute boat trip, a 45 minute workshop led by our staff and an hour of...

Kablooey Clubs (after school STEM Clubs)

Kablooey Clubs are an exciting range of after school STEM Clubs that aim to engage, inspire and enthuse young people in the fields of STEM.Packed full of exciting and interesting hands-on activities, children gain confidence and knowledge across all of the STEM subjects through events such as making slime and bouncing...

Conduct your own Near Space balloon launch!

Conduct an awe-inspiring space launch from your school! Our team of engineers and educators will provide workshops and presentations for your pupils around an exciting balloon launch into the stratosphere to inspire a lifetime of learning.For more information please download our brochure below and email us at...

Wonderstruck Compressed Air Cars Workshop

A fantastic team-based, practical, competitive activity.This workshop involves participants working in small teams (usually of three) to build and improve a simple car powered by compressed air.The session starts with an introduction to the science behind the activity.  We examine the forces involved and...

Wonderstruck Skimmers Workshop

A unique team-based, practical, competitive activity.  We're pretty sure you won't find any other workshops that look at the ground effect!So, what is a Skimmer?  Well these are small model 'aircraft' that use a well known (amongst aircraft designers anyway) aerodynamic phenomenon ...

BANG! The Science of Movie FX

Ever wondered how they create those amazing explosions in the movies?Well, it can be quite complicated.  In fact, a lot of the time it's more complicated than actually setting off a real explosion.In BANG! The Science of Movie FX Peter and James attempt to shed some light on how it's done.  Through...

Wonderstruck DrumBot Workshop

A fantastic team-based, practical, competitive activity.This workshop involves participants working in small teams (usually of three) to build, test and improve a DrumBot.DrumBots are drum-shaped 'robots' that contain a rotating counter-weighted arm.  As the arm moves it causes the motor to apply a...

Wonderstruck Fan-Powered Cars Workshop

A fantastic team-based, practical, competitive activity.This workshop involves participants working in small teams (usually of three) to build and improve a model car powered by an electric motor and fan.  The session starts with an introduction to the science behind the activity.  We can use the...

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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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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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