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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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Discover how and which salt melts ice the quickest.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
Kids will discover the meat science behind the meat they eat, and find out how to use safe chemistry to make meat more tender.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
In this science fair project, kids start a chemical reaction that will make a balloon inflate itself!
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
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
Chemistry
This science fair idea project identifies the active ingredients in soap and experiments with the properties of soap.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
This science fair project idea explores the different properties & interactions of sugar molecules.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
This science fair project idea explores substances that cause a bubble to last longer.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry

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