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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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Check out this science project idea to compare organic produce to non-organic produce and how preservatives in food extend the shelf life of goods.
Fifth Grade
Life Science
What do ants eat? Kids find out by observing a colony of ants in this cool zoology science fair project for 4th grade.
Fifth Grade
Life Science
In this science fair project, students examine under what conditions individual plants release seeds and how far the seeds are released.
Fifth Grade
Botany
Learn the basic structure of a DNA strand, which is the double helix, how genes form together, and the resemblance DNA has to a twisted ladder. Create a model.
Fifth Grade
Life Science
In this experiment you observe and determine how well your cat uses his whiskers to navigate through a maze.
Fifth Grade
Life Science
This science fair project idea explores which fruit molds the fastest.
Fifth Grade
Microbiology
Find out whether packaged seeds actually do expire in this new science fair project idea.
Fifth Grade
Botany
Students explore hot desert plant adaptations in this cool science fair project by observing how these organisms prevent excessive transpiration.
Fifth Grade
Botany
Have your kid determine if a goldfish can be conditioned to expect food the same way Pavlov's dogs did with this fascinating science fair project.
Fifth Grade
Life Science
Science fair project that examines how to grow bacteria in a controlled setting, using simple materials from around the home.
Fifth Grade
Microbiology

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