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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 idea explores the different parts of the human ear and  models how the human ear reacts to sound waves.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
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
Physics
In this experiment you will replicate the mummification process by making a hot dog mummy.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
The objective of this science fair project idea is to  determine if sound travels best through the air, water or a solid.
Fifth Grade
Physics
This science fair project idea builds models of various types of bridges and then  determines which bridge design is the strongest.
Fifth Grade
Physics
This science fair project idea determines the operating differences of AAA, AA, C, D batteries all with a 1.5 volt rating.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
This science fair project idea explores how the shape of a boat affects its density and how much weight it can float.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Science fair project that develops latent fingerprints on a non-porous objects by converting superglue from a solid state to a gaseous state.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
This science fair project idea explores substances that cause a bubble to last longer.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
Kids will learn how to measure the viscosity of liquids by making their own homemade viscometer in this great science fair project idea.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science

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