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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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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.
Eighth Grade
Engineering
Use applied math to model orbital eccentricity in this cool science fair project for 7th grade.
Eighth Grade
Astronomy
Science fair project that determines whether algae can be made to grow by feeding it supplementary carbon dioxide.
Eighth Grade
Engineering
In this project you will observe and record changes in sunspots over several days.
Eighth Grade
Astronomy
Science fair project which helps you determine your latitude by using an astrolabe, which measures the angle between the North Star and the horizon.
Eighth Grade
Astronomy
The goal of this science fair project was to examine how different angles of decline affect the tipping point of a vehicle.
Eighth Grade
Engineering
Science fair project which conducts a formal scientific investigation to evaluate different methods of melting roadway ice.
Eighth Grade
Engineering
Science fair project that determines whether windmills can be designed so that birds will not feed on them. Will they discriminate between different patterns?
Eighth Grade
Engineering

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