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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 explores how osmotic pressure forces water through the root up into the plant.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
Science fair project which determines if plants really do need water to grow, or whether they just need to be kept wet.
Fifth Grade
Third Grade
This science fair project idea explores whether talking to a plant will help it grow.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
This science fair project idea examines whether plants are still able to grow normally if they are turned upside-down.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
Science fair project which determines whether plants are able to get enough nutrients from different types of garbage.
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade
This science fair project will help students learn about non-vascular plants, such as mosses.
Fifth Grade
Second Grade
Science fair project that examines the physical characteristics of soil in order to learn about soil permeability and other environmental properties.
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade
Science fair project that compares the ecology of different soil samples by identifying which sample has the most invertebrates living in it.
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade
Science fair project which compares the rate of temperature change and the maximum temperature as a result of the angle of light radiation.
Fifth Grade
Fourth Grade
Science fair project determines relationship between number and variety of insects and spiders by collecting and counting invertebrates in a ecosystem.
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade
Science fair project that compares the biodiversity of fungi in different ecosystems by identifying species of fungi.
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade
This science fair project teaches students about wilting and browning of salad greens.
Fifth Grade
Kindergarten
This science fair project examines how seeds hitchhike on animals and clothing.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School

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