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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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Science fair project that compares tree leaf size and shape based on the leaf's position in the tree. Is their is a noticeable difference between high and low?
Eighth Grade
Life Science
Did you ever drink spoiled milk? Find out whether whole milk spoils at the same rate as 2% and skim milk.
Eighth Grade
Microbiology
Science fair project which attempts to create a hybrid fish species by breeding two different species of fish together.
Eighth Grade
Zoology
Science fair project in which you will graft branches from different fruit tree onto a root stalk.
Eighth Grade
Botany
Science fair project which determines whether plants are able to get enough nutrients from different types of garbage.
Eighth Grade
Botany
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 that measures the number of Calories in algae obtained from different environments to compare the amount of oil present in each sample.
Eighth Grade
Life Science
This project explores whether music affects the growth and health of plants.
Eighth Grade
Life Science
Study structure of the lens found in the human eye and determine whether it is concave or convex. Prepare a ray diagram, formulate hypothesis.
Eighth Grade
Anatomy
Wonder why bugs always fly around your lights at night? This experiment determines whether insects are attracted to the heat or the light.
Eighth Grade
Life Science

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