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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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Young physicists will wrestle with a discrepant event: the Hammer Ruler Trick. They'll make some inferences about torque, balance, and center of gravity.
Fifth Grade
Easy
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 idea determines if family members can recognize one another using only the sense of smell.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
In this science fair project, learn how to make gears and find out why they transmit torques in predictable ways.
Fifth Grade
Engineering
This science fair project idea explores the different properties & interactions of sugar molecules.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
Do lefties just write different or are their brains different? This science project has students explore what it means to be left handed.
Fifth Grade
Middle School
This science fair project teaches about mold. Students will test different foods to see which grow mold the fastest.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School

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