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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 science experiment, observe convection currents forming and learn about how heat energy moves in liquids from hot to cooler areas through convection.
Fifth Grade
Physics
This science fair project idea  develops an understanding through experimentation of which shapes are the most structurally strong.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
This science fair project creates a visual model of whatâs happening to  sound waves as a car approaches and then leaves.
Fifth Grade
Fourth Grade
Science fair project that examines how winter storms form and the relationship between temperature, moisture and snow.
Fifth Grade
Third Grade
The goal of this evaporation experiment is to learn about how different external conditions affect drying time.
Fifth Grade
Second Grade
Science fair project in which you will start a fire from scratch without using matches or a lighter.
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade
In this science fair project, you'll make a 'ghost' appear in a test tube, and learn about what happens when hot water and cold water interact.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School

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