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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 evaluate the alleged pain-relieving properties of amber.
Eighth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
Test the idea that people who wear glasses tend to be more educated. True or false?
Eighth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
Can you win a staring contest? Would your performance be influenced by your eyesight? Find out in this science fair project idea!
Eighth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
This project examines whether humans can intuitively grasp numeric values greater than three.
Eighth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
Will people perceive your intelligence differently depending on your hair color? Find out in this science fair project idea!
Eighth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
Can you wink? Is you ability to wink genetic or simply based on chance? Find out in this science fair project idea!
Eighth Grade
Genetics
Science fair project which determines whether people are more likely to follow rules if they are easy to understand.
Eighth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
Explore whether pianists have the tendency to type faster than non-pianists.
Eighth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
Science fair project in which you will stage an election campaign to determine whether people are more swayed by a positive ad or negative ad.
Eighth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
This interactive project invites science fair-goers to participate in examination and recording to demonstrate the importance of firsthand observation.
Eighth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
Science fair project which determines whether a person's taste in music is dictated by the key that the song is written in.
Eighth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
What happens when 'coffee-addicts' miss coffee for 1 day? Find out in this science fair project idea!
Eighth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
This experiment tests which gender is better at catching how a magician performs his tricks.
Eighth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
Look at people's face shape. Do you think their face shape affects your perception of kindness? Find out more in this science fair project idea!
Eighth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
Do males really prefer listening to male than female singers? Find out when exploring this science fair project!
Eighth Grade
Psychology and Sociology

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