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Eighth Grade Science Fair Project Ideas

Finding eighth grade science fair project ideas can seem like a daunting task. For their 8th grade science fair projects, kids may be expected to employ more rigorous scientific controls, apply statistical analysis to their results, and graph their data. Science fair topics for 8th grade also tend to encourage students to engage in more independent inquiry by conducting original research. To this end, Education.com has put together an excellent collection of enlightening and appropriately rigorous 8th grade science fair project ideas written by our talented team of educational consultants, science teachers, and professional research and laboratory scientists. Use these for your 8th grader's upcoming science fair, or feel free to browse our collection simply to find fun and enriching 8th grade science projects and experiments to use as class projects or extra credit.

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In this science fair project, students create their own miniature salt flats at home.
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Fourth Grade
In this science fair experiment, kids will use the acid test to discover how to tell one mineral from another.
Eighth Grade
Seventh 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.
Eighth Grade
Middle School
This science fair project compares the allelopathic affects of juglone, a chemical agent produced by the Black Walnut tree, on two plants.
Eighth Grade
Elementary School
This experiment investigates whether smell can be used to enhance test subjects' memories.
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Middle School
Science fair project which tests which antacids are most potent by measuring how well they neutralize the acid in lemon juice.
Eighth Grade
Seventh Grade
This project determines whether hands-on practice, mental practice, or no practice leads to better shooting of free-throws.
Eighth Grade
Middle School
Can you stain teeth with tea, coffee, or coke? Explore how in this science fair project idea.
Eighth Grade
Sixth Grade
Create a DIY Electromagnet! Using a 9v battery to create an electrical field around a nail, students explore electromagnetism in this cool science project idea.
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