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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 get step-by-step instructions for how to make a rubber band car and explore the physics of potential energy with this fun engineering science fair project.
Fifth Grade
Engineering
In this windmill model science project, you will build a windmill to learn about wheel-and-axle machines and how these simple machines are used to do work.
Fifth Grade
Engineering
This science fair project demonstrates the magic of arches by challenging students to stack telephone books on top of eggs without breaking them.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
In this fun project, use a memory game to test various age groups and determine whether aging directly affects short-term memory loss.
Fifth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
Kids conduct a cool balloon rocket experiment in this fun science fair project idea. Does a greater volume of air mean a greater distance traveled?
Fifth Grade
Medium
This science fair project idea explores whether mint, known for its √Ęcooling sensation√Ę really does lower temperatures.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
In this science fair project, students create their own miniature salt flats at home.
Fifth Grade
Fourth Grade
What is the hydrologic cycle and how does it work? Check out this fun and easy science project where you will model and learn about Earth's water cycle!
Fifth Grade
Easy
Check out this fun and easy science fair project idea on germination of a seed and learn to identify exterior and interior parts of a bean seed.
Fifth Grade
Easy
In this science fair project, kids start a chemical reaction that will make a balloon inflate itself!
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
Kids will discover the meat science behind the meat they eat, and find out how to use safe chemistry to make meat more tender.
Fifth Grade
Medium

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