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Elementary School Science Fair Project Ideas

Education.com's elementary school science fair projects expose kids to a broad range of opportunities for scientific inquiry, arming them with the tools and knowledge they need to answer their questions about the world around them. Elementary school science experiments are a great way to demonstrate important concepts in physics and chemistry, while our elementary school science fair project ideas equip kids with carefully explained procedures that yield enlightening results.

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How does frost form?  How fast does it form? Do this simple science project using a plastic glass, rock salt and some water to learn about deposition.
Weather and Climate
Third Grade
Kids learn about examples of mechanical weathering and conduct an experiment with seeds and plaster in this cool geology science fair project idea.
Weather and Climate
Fifth Grade
Science fair project that examines the different types of precipitation, evaluates the density of snow and calculates the ratio of snow-to-liquid.
Weather and Climate
Second Grade
Learn about the role of Earth's rotation on the Coriolis Effect and hurricanes in this science project. Model the Coriolis Effect on a hurricane's direction.
Weather and Climate
Third Grade
In this science experiment, observe convection currents forming and learn about how heat energy moves in liquids from hot to cooler areas through convection.
Weather and Climate
Fifth Grade
Learn how to make a ping pong ball anemometerâa device used to measure wind speedâin this free science fair project idea.
Weather and Climate
Fourth Grade
In this science fair project, students make their own rain gauge to measure rainfall.
Weather and Climate
Fourth Grade
What does a raindrop look like when it splashes on the ground? Is each raindrop unique like snowflakes? Find out how raindrop size varies in this experiment.
Weather and Climate
Fourth Grade
What are buttress roots? In this fun science project, make a model of a rainforest tree and learn how they help trees survive in the tropical rainforest!
Weather and Climate
Fourth Grade
Learn how to make an anemometer with step-by-step instructions in this cool science fair project idea for 4th grade.
Weather and Climate
Fourth Grade
Learn about savanna flora and fauna in this science project! Take a look at characteristics of tropical grassland plants and animals that help them survive.
Weather and Climate
Third Grade
Handedness and footedness refer to whether people prefer to use their left or right hand and foot. In this experiment, test hand and foot dominance.
Genetics
Third Grade

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