Get Ready for Science Fair Season!


Posted: Friday, August 30th, 2013

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Seem to soon for science fair time? While most schools don’t start their science fairs until spring, many of the national science fair competitions are already heating up online. Check out Google’s Science Fair candidates, who have some really awesome, really inspiring ideas. If you’re interested in voting, better hurry — it ends today! The next big one is Intel’s Science Talent Search, and they’re taking applications until November.

Luckily, your kid probably has plenty of time to think of science fair ideas. If you’re feeling inspired by Google’s 2013 candidates, check out some of our science fair ideas that reflect some of the science behind their projects.

 

Here’s why your parents want you to wash up before dinner!:

germinator

Learn more about the science behind solar cells:

solar cell

Devise your own measurement system:

measurement system

Test the purity of your water:

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Get some practice in research by studying endangered species:

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Ever wonder why you can’t run as fast in water? It’s all about viscosity:

viscosity

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