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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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Science fair project in which you will attempt to throw a ball the greatest horizontal distance possible by using different angles.
Fifth Grade
Physics
Science fair project which evaluates different athletic shoes in order to find out whether any of them affect a person's ability to run.
Fifth Grade
Physics
Science fair project in which you will start a fire from scratch without using matches or a lighter.
Fifth Grade
Physics
This science fair project idea recreates the movement of planetary bodies in order to learn why they sometimes appear to move backwards.
Fifth Grade
Physics
This science fair project idea explores how much force is needed to move a lever at different distances from the fulcrum.
Fifth Grade
Physics
This science fair project demonstrates the principles of reflection through simple experiments involving mirrors and light.
Fifth Grade
Physics
The goal of this science fair experiment is to demonstrate the effects of air pressure on objects and analyze applications of air pressure principles.
Fifth Grade
Physics
This science project idea examines the effect of microwaving on various objects.
Fifth Grade
Physics

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