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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 examine how the flow rate in a stream affects the growth of aquatic plants.
Eighth Grade
Botany
This experiment investigates if stress alters body temperature.
Eighth Grade
Life Science
Do dogs understand English? Kids will find out with one of our favorite dog science fair projects that tests how dogs process human language and other cues.
Eighth Grade
Zoology
In this science fair project, students will use methylene blue to study the presence of aerobic bacteria in milk.
Eighth Grade
Life Science
Science fair project that compares leaf pigments of various tree species. Which tree species do you think will have the most pigments and why?
Eighth Grade
Life Science

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