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.

Sort by:
Showing 16 to 30 of 53
This science fair project idea explores substances that cause a bubble to last longer.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
Dive into the world of cooking oil and smoke points to discover just how fast some oils start smoking.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
This science fair project idea explores the relationship between oil and water in terms of density as well as hydrophilic/hydrophobic compounds.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
Discover that the absorbency of fabrics depend largely on the shape and structure of the individual fibers that make up the fabric.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
In this science project, baking powder and vinegar are used to simulate the action of a fire extinguisher.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
In this project, a magnet is used to collect iron from breakfast cereals.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
Universal indicator tests the pH value of various household chemicals. Chemicals react with H+ and OH- ions to produce color change.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry

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