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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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Be like Ben (Franklin, that is) and discover electricity in your own backyard. Or kitchen, or bedroom, or school science lab...
Fifth Grade
Science Fair Project Ideas
This science fair project idea  develops an understanding through experimentation of which shapes are the most structurally strong.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
Various fabrics retain heat differently. The objective of this science fair project is to determine which kinds of fabrics most effectively retain heat.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
This science fair project idea builds models of various types of bridges and then  determines which bridge design is the strongest.
Fifth Grade
Hard
This science fair project idea examines how well individuals can remember a story they were told and how accurately they pass that story along.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
This science fair project idea explores the relationship between oil and water in terms of density as well as hydrophilic/hydrophobic compounds.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
This science fair project has kids conduct a blindfolded taste test to determine how smell influences our ability to taste foods.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
Science fair project idea which teaches you how to make butter by separating cream into butter and buttermilk.
Fifth Grade
Third Grade
Discover whether different amounts of water added into a wine glass will produce a different pitch when their fingers are rubbed along the rim.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
You've heard the expression 'burn rubber' but do you know how heat affects rubber? Examine the impact of temperature on rubber in this fun science experiment.
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade

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