Science Fair Projects
Examine the connection between temperature and chemiluminescence.
This project tests whether the rate at which the ice melts has an effect on the amount of material lost to erosion.
This fun science fair project for 8th grade demonstrates what Kepler's 3rd law predicts about a planet's orbital period and its distance from the sun.
How do cold packs work? Explore endothermic reactions by comparing the temperature change that results from various chemicals added to water to find out!
Learn about how we localize objects and beings in space through sound and about monaural auditory mechanisms and binaural auditory mechanisms.
This science fair project idea determines the most effective method of preserving food.
Check out this fun science fair project idea to learn about seismic waves and how fast they travel during an earthquake.
What is a barycenter? Kids learn how gravity and mass influence the orbit of binary systems like planets and moons or stars and planets in this cool experiment.
This experiment evaluates whether a personâs dominant hand is more sensitive than their non-dominant hand.
This optics-based science fair project idea teaches kids about real and virtual images with a mind-bending candle illusion inspired by Pepper's Ghost.
Demonstrate how you can make your own compass using a magnetized needle. It also allows you to compare magnetic north and geographic north.
This science fair project idea develops an understanding through experimentation of which shapes are the most structurally strong.
This experiment will evaluate how texting and talking on cell phones influence reaction time.
This experiment explores whether reading text on a computer screen or type on paper leads to better retention of the information read.
The objective of this experiment is to evaluate which types of people are most impacted by the McCollough effect.
The purpose of this science project is to determine whether the amount of air in a soccer ball affects how far it goes when kicked.
This experiment evaluates whether a person's eye color affects their ability to identify colors in low light.
What is vegetative reproduction? Find out how you can clone plants and regrow cabbage from a stem in this cool experiment!
Discover whether different amounts of water added into a wine glass will produce a different pitch when their fingers are rubbed along the rim.
What colors can dogs see? Do they only have black and white vision, or can they see other colors too? Find out in this cool science experiment!
How does rust form? Kids will learn about the roles oxygen, water, and electrons play in rust chemistry in this cool science fair project idea.
This project determines whether hands-on practice, mental practice, or no practice leads to better shooting of free-throws.
Chect out this fun science project that helps middles school students design a way to measure the effects of volume of background music on short term memory.
This project examines whether humans can intuitively grasp numeric values greater than three.
Learn about where colors come from and how light absorption works in this fun experiment! All you need is a flashlight, construction paper, and cellophane!
Discover whether the â5-second ruleâ is effective at determining whether food is still safe to eat after being dropped on the ground.
The objective of this science fair project is to determine the rate at which a plastic bag, a paper bag, and newspaper biodegrade over time.
Check out this cool science project idea to explore the differences in feeding behaviors of birds and if other species of birds also have color preferences.
Do dogs understand English? Kids will find out with one of our favorite dog science fair projects that tests how dogs process human language and other cues.
This experiment investigates whether font choice affects peoplesâ ability to remember the information that they read.
Fibonacci sequences have been observed throughout nature, like in leaves and flowers. In this project, students find examples of the Fibonacci sequence.
This science project has students study a group of volunteer liars actively lying to study the behavior of a lie. Students see if they can figure out the truth.
This science fair project uses paper chromatography to investigate whether black, brown, orange, and purple are pure colors or mixtures of other colors.
This experiment explores the question of whether age and/or gender play a role in people's ability to remember dreams.
In this free science fair project, learn how to grow algae and explore the behavior of algae. A great science project for middle school students.
The objective of this science fair project is to observe the differences in heat absorption for darker colors vs. lighter colors.
Kids will conduct a cool limewater carbon dioxide test that can be performed with common household materials to learn about the chemistry of this common gas.
This project examines whether people's taste perception is influenced by what they see.
In this cool science project, model how impact craters form on the surface of the moon.
This project will explore whether people are emotionally susceptible to suggestions of both humor and sorrow.
The objective of this science fair project is to set up a compost bin to convert food scraps and organic waste.
In this project students learn about the golden ratio and investigate if it can be used to predict people's assessment of beauty in others.
What does a raindrop look like when it splashes on the ground? Is each raindrop unique like snowflakes? Find out how raindrop size varies in this experiment.
This project examines whether people who are frequent users of Facebook feel less or more lonely than infrequent Facebook-users.
This science fair project idea studies how time perception changes with age.
Test whether cutting up meats will make it cook faster than just cooking it whole.
Bake some cookies with an oven that collects sunlight and traps the shorter wavelengths (heat!).