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Fifth Grade Science Fair Project Ideas

Education.com's 5th grade science projects enable kids to apply everything they've learned over the course of their elementary school careers in order to discover some pretty cool and new things about the world around them. In addition to setting up more sophisticated experimental procedures, 5th graders can analyze their results using more sophisticated math, and may begin to acquire an appreciation for large sample sizes and their ability to produce more reliable averages. Browse our rich collection of 5th grade science fair projects by clicking the boxes to the left to filter your results by scientific subtopic to find fantastic 5th grade science fair projects or enlightening 5th grade science experiments for your young scientist.

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Kids will learn about insulation, heat conduction, and the economic benefits of energy efficient windows in this cool science fair project.
Fifth Grade
Environmental Issues
This science fair project idea determines the most effective method of preserving food.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
What is condensation? Little mad scientists will learn about condensation, states of matter, and air pressure by conducting this cool science experiment.
Fifth Grade
Physics
In this science experiment, do tensile strength test on fishing line, a strand of hair, a rubber band, and any other materials you're curious about!
Fifth Grade
Easy
This project examines whether people's taste perception is influenced by what they see.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
Explore the craters, maria, and highlands on the surface of the Moon! In this fun science project you'll create a 3-D model of the moon using paper mache.
Fifth Grade
Astronomy
Kids make a paperclip perform an act of magnetic levitation and test how effective various materials are at magnetic shielding in this science fair project.
Fifth Grade
Physics
This science fair project idea determines if family members can recognize one another using only the sense of smell.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
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.
Fifth Grade
Electricity and Magnetism

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