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Science Fair Project Ideas

Education.com has assembled a vast collection of science fair project ideas written by science teachers, professional scientists, and educational consultants on popular science fair topics ranging from physics and chemistry to biology and even sociology. We offer free science fair ideas suitable for every grade level, be it preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, or high school. Check the boxes in the sidebar to filter your results, or use the search bar to find that perfect science fair project or experiment your child will be sure to love.

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What is a series circuit and how does it work? Learn about voltage, electrical current, and resistors in this cool science experiment!
Electricity and Magnetism
Sixth Grade
By dropping a magnet through a copper tube, kids observe the cool (and bizarre) braking effect produced by the eddy currents predicted by Lenz's law.
Electricity and Magnetism
Seventh Grade
How do series and parallel circuits work, and which produces the brightest light in a light bulb? Construct both in this project and find out!
Electricity and Magnetism
Fifth Grade
Kids make an electromagnet in this electromagnetic induction experiment to learn about induction, current, and the right-hand rule.
Electricity and Magnetism
Seventh Grade
For this science fair project, kids will learn how to make a lemon battery. They can conduct this classic experiment using readily available materials.
Electricity and Magnetism
Second Grade
High school students recreate Michael Faraday's experiment in this cool science fair project that induces current in a coil of wire.
Electricity and Magnetism
Ninth Grade
Which battery lasts the longest? In this science fair project, kids will test popular brand name batteries like Duracell and Energizer against generic brands.
Electricity and Magnetism
Sixth Grade
High school students learn about resistance, resistivity, and if copper is the best metal conductor in this great physics science fair project idea.
Electricity and Magnetism
Tenth Grade
In this free science fair project idea, kids will conduct an easy electrolysis of water experiment to test solutions of salt, baking soda, tap water, and more.
Electricity and Magnetism
Sixth Grade
Explore joule heating and resistance vs. temperature with this cool electricity science fair project that gets kids melting ice cubes with resistors.
Electricity and Magnetism
Eighth Grade
Analytical chemists perform chromatography to separate colors into pigments. Test the food coloring used in M&M's and Skittles candy in this fun project!
Forensic Science
Sixth Grade
Build a magnetic linear accelerator using a ruler, neodymium magnets, and small metal balls in this fun science fair project exploring magnetic propulsion.
Electricity and Magnetism
Ninth Grade
Create safe lightning for kids! They'll learn how to make lightning at home with this fun science fair project idea illustrating static charges and grounding.
Electricity and Magnetism
Fifth Grade

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