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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 science fair project, students examine under what conditions individual plants release seeds and how far the seeds are released.
Fifth Grade
Botany
Find out whether packaged seeds actually do expire in this new science fair project idea.
Fifth Grade
Botany
Students explore hot desert plant adaptations in this cool science fair project by observing how these organisms prevent excessive transpiration.
Fifth Grade
Botany
Science fair project which determines if plants really do need water to grow, or whether they just need to be kept wet.
Fifth Grade
Botany
This science fair project idea examines whether plants are still able to grow normally if they are turned upside-down.
Fifth Grade
Botany
Science fair project which determines whether plants are able to get enough nutrients from different types of garbage.
Fifth Grade
Botany
This science fair project idea explores whether talking to a plant will help it grow.
Fifth Grade
Botany

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