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Education.com has assembled a vast collection of science fair project ideas written by science teachers, professional scientists, and educational consultants on popular science fair topics ranging from physics and chemistry to biology and even sociology. We offer free science fair ideas suitable for every grade level, be it preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, or high school. Check the boxes in the sidebar to filter your results, or use the search bar to find that perfect science fair project or experiment your child will be sure to love.

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Kids will discover the meat science behind the meat they eat, and find out how to use safe chemistry to make meat more tender.
Food
Fifth Grade
Analytical chemists perform chromatography to separate colors into pigments. Test the food coloring used in M&M's and Skittles candy in this fun project!
Forensic Science
Sixth Grade
This science fair project idea discovers the average time it takes for a person to remember something completely.
Psychology and Sociology
Middle School
How do search engines work? What makes various search engines different? This project delves into the world of web crawlers, caching, indexing and algorithms.
Psychology and Sociology
Applied Mathematics
Learn how to make a periscope with this cool engineering science fair project idea, and learn about optics to learn how a periscope works.
Engineering
Sixth Grade
This project investigates if one learns to write backwards, is one also able to read backwards?
Behavioral/Health Science
Elementary School
This science project idea determines how people recognize words while reading.
Behavioral/Health Science
Elementary School
It's easy to do science in the kitchen with these fantastic food experiments for kids. Little gastronomers will observe the enzymatic activity of pineapple, quantify the amount of grease in potato chips, and discover effective ways to inhibit (or encourage!) mold growth on bread with this series of fun and enriching science fair projects. Bon Appétit!
Food
Science Fair Project Ideas
Kids often ask, 'how tall am I?' This science fair project seeks to determine how well kids can guess their own heights.
Psychology and Sociology
First Grade
This science fair project teaches kids experimental design and how to test if subjects can really sense if they are being watched.
Psychology and Sociology
Fourth Grade
This experiment evaluates how much influence an enticing package has on childrensâ willingness to try a new snack.
Behavioral/Health Science
High School
We're all familiar with the idea that some songs âget stuck in your head.â This experiment explores the validity of that claim.
Behavioral/Health Science
High School
In this windmill model science project, you will build a windmill to learn about wheel-and-axle machines and how these simple machines are used to do work.
Engineering
Fifth Grade
Are there really specific taste areas of the tongue for sweet, salty, bitter, sour, and umami? Find out for yourself in this cool science project.
Food
Health and Medicine

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