All projects presented in the festival represent inquiry-based learning approaches.
- STEM for the Youngest: Projects to promote STEM in elementary school for kids, 10 years or younger
- STEM Education for Sustainable Development: Projects that contribute to the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals
- Digital Technologies in STEM Education: Projects on programming, digital education, ICT, Big Data, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, etc.
- Diversity in STEM Teaching: Projects that reflect the heterogeneity and diversity of our society, e.g. teaching methods that engage students with different learning levels or different cultural backgrounds.
- STEAM in Education: Projects combining natural science with other disciplines, e.g. science, technology, engineering or mathematics with arts, music, sports, history, etc.
- Low-Cost Experiments in STEM Education: Projects that are low-cost to implement
In addition, teachers can hand in their projects in the following two categories:
- Joint Projects: Projects developed collaboratively by teachers who have met at one of the past Science on Stage events (e.g., festival, webinar, professional development, network meeting, project)
- STEM for Teachers in Training: Projects that have been developed during pre-service teacher training or teacher traineeship
The guiding themes will structure the fair.