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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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The objective of this science fair project is to set up a compost bin to convert food scraps and organic waste.
Fifth Grade
Environmental Issues
Kids will learn about insulation, heat conduction, and the economic benefits of energy efficient windows in this cool science fair project.
Fifth Grade
Environmental Issues
Brine shrimp usually live in saltwater. Investigate how salt concentration (salinity) affects the rate at which brine shrimp eggs hatch.
Fifth Grade
Environmental Issues
What is the hydrologic cycle and how does it work? Check out this fun and easy science project where you will model and learn about Earth's water cycle!
Fifth Grade
Environmental Issues
This fun science fair project idea helps students learn how acid rains are formed and explore how acid rain damages the environment.
Fifth Grade
Environmental Issues

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