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Science Fair Project Ideas

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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Can playing video games trigger an adrenaline rush even though there's no real danger? In this cool experiment you'll learn all about how fight-or-flight works!
Psychology and Sociology
Eighth Grade
In this fun project, use a memory game to test various age groups and determine whether aging directly affects short-term memory loss.
Psychology and Sociology
Fifth Grade
In this fun science experiment, make a balloon car and test it on different surfaces to learn about sliding friction and rolling friction.
Engineering
Sixth Grade
This science fair project idea determines whether volunteers remember more information presented orally or visually or kinesthetically.
Psychology and Sociology
Middle School
Kids use applied math to build and test a parabolic mirror solar hot dog cooker in this cool engineering science fair project idea for middle school.
Applied Mathematics
Engineering
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
Kids will learn about insulation, heat conduction, and the economic benefits of energy efficient windows in this cool science fair project.
Engineering
Fifth 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
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.
Psychology and Sociology
Applied Science
Kids construct a single fixed pulley system to learn how pulleys can make work easier in this cool physics and engineering science fair project idea.
Engineering
Second Grade
This science fair project idea  develops an understanding through experimentation of which shapes are the most structurally strong.
Engineering
Elementary School
This science fair project idea discovers the average time it takes for a person to remember something completely.
Psychology and Sociology
Middle School
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

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