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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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In this project, different childproof containers are tested to see how childproof they really are.
Fifth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
Science fair project that develops latent fingerprints on a non-porous objects by converting superglue from a solid state to a gaseous state.
Fifth Grade
Forensic Science
This science experiment examines the role of fat in food, especially in making bread rise and whipping cream.
Fifth Grade
Health and Medicine
This science fair project uses paper chromatography to  investigate whether black, brown, orange, and purple are pure colors or mixtures of other colors.
Fifth Grade
Forensic Science
Science fair project idea which teaches you how to make butter by separating cream into butter and buttermilk.
Fifth Grade
Food
Dive into the world of cooking oil and smoke points to discover just how fast some oils start smoking.
Fifth Grade
Food
This science fair project idea examines whether boys and girls differ in reflexes.
Fifth Grade
Psychology and Sociology
The purpose of this science fair project is to determine how accurate and precise dart players are.
Fifth Grade
Behavioral/Health Science
In this project, vinegar and salt act as preservatives keeping bacteria from growing in the bouillon mixtures.
Fifth Grade
Food
Science fair project which determines whether it is numerically possible to be connected to every person on the earth within six degrees of separation.
Fifth Grade
Behavioral/Health Science

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