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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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In this experiment we will be determining whether birds prefer certain colors of seed.
Fifth Grade
Life Science
Science fair project that determines whether tapping a pomegranate with a spoon helps it release its seeds.
Fifth Grade
Life Science
This science fair project idea examines whether plants are still able to grow normally if they are turned upside-down.
Fifth Grade
Botany
This science fair project idea explores whether talking to a plant will help it grow.
Fifth Grade
Botany
This science fair project idea explores whether it is easier to balance on a narrow ledge or on a rope.
Fifth Grade
Anatomy
This science project has students collect wood samples and invent new uses for different types of wood based on its properties.
Fifth Grade
Botany
Experiment about connection of senses of taste and smell. Using blindfold and noseplugs, administer blind taste test. Analyze results and organize data.
Fifth Grade
Life Science
Science fair project idea examines validity of mood ring predictions. Analyze accuracy of results, consider the impact of temperature
Fifth Grade
Life Science
The purpose of this science fair project is to demonstrate how yeast, a fungus, causes bread to rise.
Fifth Grade
Microbiology
This experiment has students record rat behavior to learn about the benefits of rats and research rat myths throughout history.
Fifth Grade
Zoology
This science fair project idea compares biodiversity between drops of water.
Fifth Grade
Life Science

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