4x4 In Schools
Technology challenge for young people between 11 and 19, involving designing and building a 4x4 vehicle to negotiate a tough course. Includes registration information, FAQs and details of starter kits.
British Science Week
A ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths - featuring events and activities across the UK for people of all ages.
Cavendish Laboratory: Educational Outreach
The Department of Physics at the University of Cambridge provides a guide to their outreach activities, resources, and workshops for schools, teachers, and prospective undergraduate students.
CIEC Promoting Science
A project in the University of York Department of Chemistry promotes science teaching in primary and secondary schools in the context of industry; with details of resources available, projects and training, and contacts.
Clifton Scientific Trust
Charity which promotes "science for real" in schools. Presents information on their work with both primary and secondary schools.
Dark Sky Wales
A team of professional educators providing workshop sessions to inspire young learners' interest in science, mathematics and engineering; provides details of their projects, services, and resources, with contacts.
Charity which runs various schemes designed to encourage young people to choose a career in science, technology, engineering or maths. Provides full details of each scheme in subsites.
Funded by BP; offers science masterclasses for teachers plus science road shows for schools.
Careers resource designed to highlight the many and varied career options open to science students.
The Guardian: Science Education
Providing the latest news and research details along with information about higher education in a range of scientific areas.
Award scheme which requires children between 5 and 19 to interview leading figures in science, technology, engineering and maths.
National STEM Centre
Works with schools, colleges, and other partners to supports education in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in England; with a guide to their resource collections, news and events, and contacts.
Researchers in Residence
Partners secondary schools and colleges with residencies by PhD and post doctoral researchers in order to engage pupils with science and research. Includes FAQ, case studies and information on how to get involved.
The Royal Institution
An organization devoted to scientific education and research; offers a guide to its heritage and facilities, with details of its programmes for public science, and science for schools.
Educational initiative which encourages young people to make short films demonstrating and explaining practical science concepts. Includes film library, extensive guidance and advice and details of how to enter the annual competition.
Science Learning Centres
National network for professional development in science teaching. Provides details of 9 centres in England, with information on courses plus a database of resources.
Hands-on learning and science shows for museums, schools and science festivals; includes booking information.
Free online videos from the University of Nottingham, explaining 60 concepts in physics and astronomy.
Presents a collection of schemes and activities provided by organisations from the UK that aim to enhance and enrich science, technology, engineering and maths in schools.
Community for UK school science and technology technicians. Includes wiki knowledge base, forums and job and event listings.
Charitable organization which aims to inspire young people about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Based in Aberdeen.
Provides a wide ranging collection of teaching and learning resources covering DNA, genes, the Human Genome Project, and their implications for science and health; designed to support the UK curriculum for 14-19 year olds.