Education.com
Try
Brainzy
Try
Plus

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.

Filters
Sort by:
Showing 61 to 75 of 375
This science fair project idea researches the definition of ‘biodegradable’ and explores this in a real-life setting.
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 teaches kids experimental design and how to test if subjects can really sense if they are being watched.
Fifth Grade
Fourth Grade
In this cool project, create a lighted, scale model of the different layers of the Sun, including the core, radiation and convection zones, and photosphere.
Fifth Grade
Astronomy
This science fair project will help students learn about non-vascular plants, such as mosses.
Fifth Grade
Second Grade
Soil is made up of different layers. How far down do you need to dig to find the soil horizon, or the place where bits of leaves and branches become soil?
Fifth Grade
Easy
This science fair project investigates whether tapping the top or the side of the can will stop a vigorously-shaken can of soda from exploding.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
The goal of this science fair project is to analyze differences between the taste and texture of frozen and fresh food.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
The objective of this science fair project is to observe the differences in heat absorption for darker colors vs. lighter colors.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School

Share these projects with friends

clear all

Filter by

Subject
Recommended Learning Products
Trust Education.com to find smart things kids love
Unlimited Workbooks and Worksheets
90% of Students Understand Concepts Better Since Using PLUS
Make Math Practice Fun and Engaging
Interactive Math Lessons for Elementary School Students
A Fun and Easy Way to Learn Programming
Proven approach quickly guides kids to success