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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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This science fair project enhances the understanding and awareness of energy use and explores the concept of energy efficient.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
Demonstrate how you can make your own compass using a magnetized needle. It also allows you to compare magnetic north and geographic north.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
Science fair project which teaches you about the principles of physics within a vacuum by creating a vacuum chamber.
Fifth Grade
Seventh Grade
Science fair project that examines what causes thunder and why a thunderclap sounds so loud. How is lightening related to the creation of sound waves?
Fifth Grade
Second Grade
This science fair project idea determines the operating differences of AAA, AA, C, D batteries all with a 1.5 volt rating.
Fifth Grade
Easy
This science experiment examines the role of fat in food, especially in making bread rise and whipping cream.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
Science fair project idea which teaches you how to make butter by separating cream into butter and buttermilk.
Fifth Grade
Third Grade
Kids will create their own version of Richard Feynman's rubber band heat engine to learn about thermodynamics with this cool science fair project idea.
Fifth Grade
Easy
Science fair project which simulates the global conveyor belts on a small scale, and observes the effects of wind, density and temperature on water movement.
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade
examine how passive solar heating works, measure temperature in a parked car on a sunny day. ways to use passive solar heating as an alternative, energy
Fifth Grade
Fourth Grade
Examine which metal conducts more heat by boiling water in 3 pans made of aluminum, copper, and stainless steel.
Fifth Grade
Fourth Grade

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