Earth and Space Science Fair Projects

Looking for science fair project ideas that will make your kid a star at his upcoming science fair?'s editorial staff has curated a rich collection of cool Earth and space science fair projects written by our team of talented professional scientists, science teachers, and educational consultants. Our Earth science projects and Earth science experiments give inquisitive kids the opportunity to identify unknown minerals and discover why certain volcanic rocks can float. Our space science projects give students the chance to do everything from building a model rocket to determining the elliptical path of a planet's orbit using applied math.

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This engaging project encourages young children to practice and refine the important scientific skills of sorting and classification.
Earth & Space Science
Polymers remove oil from contaminated waters. The purpose of this science project is to test the effectiveness of a polymer in cleaning up an oil spill.
Middle School
This experiment examines if space objects become round after reaching a certain mass.
High School
In this fun experiment, we'll find out how color affects heat absorption!
Weather and Climate
Fifth Grade
Thermometers are how we measure temperature, and we've all heard the terms 'centigrade' and 'Fahrenheit' tossed around, but what do they really mean?
Weather and Climate
Middle School
How do crystals form? In this science fair project, students will use three different saturated solutions to see how different minerals form crystals over time.
Ninth Grade
In this science fair project, students discover how sedimentary layers form as sediments like mud, silt and sand settle over time.
Elementary School
Science fair project that measure winds speed, temperature, and time of day in order to determine the origins of the wind.
Earth & Space Science
Sixth Grade
Science fair project that examines what causes thunder and why a thunderclap sounds so loud. How is lightening related to the creation of sound waves?
Weather and Climate
Second Grade
This experiment will explore how manipulating a graph of historical information might reveal new information about data.
High School

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