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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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Science fair project which teaches you how to make your own homemade glue by combing curdled milk with baking soda.
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, vinegar and salt act as preservatives keeping bacteria from growing in the bouillon mixtures.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
Examine the impact of temperature on rubber.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
The project investigates which soft drink is worse for your teeth by observing  the affect of soft drink on limestone.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
The goal of the project is to evaluate whether land or water warms more quickly when subjected to increased temperature.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
Use chemical analysis to identify a variety of mystery powders that look the same but actually have very different properties.
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
Compare animal and plant fats and observe, and record, and draw conclusions about their similarities and differences.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
These science fair experiments demonstrate the chemistry of rust and the oxidation process.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
Kids will love making sugar crystals in this sugar crystal science fair project which teaches important chemistry concepts like saturation and solubility.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry

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