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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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Saturn is the ringed planet in our solar system, a gas giant with rings made of ice and dust. Let's make a cool scale model with an old CD and some glitter!
Astronomy
Third Grade
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
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
Kids get step-by-step instructions for how to make a rubber band car and explore the physics of potential energy with this fun engineering science fair project.
Engineering
Fifth Grade
Learn how to tell time by the sun with this cool science fair project idea that tracks how the accuracy of a sundial changes over time.
Astronomy
Third Grade
In this free science fair project, build a star clock and learn how to tell time on a clear night by observing the big dipper!
Astronomy
Third Grade
In this cool project, create a lighted, scale model of the different layers of the Sun, including the core, radiation and convection zones, and photosphere.
Astronomy
Fifth Grade
In this CD hovercraft science project, students will construct their own DIY hovercraft.
Engineering
Fourth Grade
Explore the craters, maria, and highlands on the surface of the Moon! In this fun science project you'll create a 3-D model of the moon using paper mache.
Astronomy
Fifth Grade
The buoyant force of water explains why some objects float in water. But why do some objects sink? Find out in this physics experiment and learn about density.
Engineering
Sixth 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

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