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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 teaches kids experimental design and how to test if subjects can really sense if they are being watched.
Fifth Grade
Fourth Grade
This science project allows students to study the psychology of happiness.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
This project examines whether people's taste perception is influenced by what they see.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
This science fair project idea explores whether cats can be trained in the same way that dogs can.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
This project explores whether people's choice of a 'random' number is not as random as it seems.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
This science fair project idea explores whether there is a connection to the color a person wears and the way their emotional state is perceived by others.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
This science fair project idea examines how well individuals can remember a story they were told and how accurately they pass that story along.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
This experiment tests which gender is better at catching how a magician performs his tricks.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
Science fair project which determines whether a person's taste in music is dictated by the key that the song is written in.
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade
This science fair project idea explores how far the âdanger zoneâ is from different types of caution signs.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
Science fair project which determines whether people are more likely to follow rules if they are easy to understand.
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade
This science fair project idea measures out the sugar of various foods and find out whether people can correctly determine how much sugar is in common foods.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
This science fair project idea studies an optical illusion and explores whether a person is using their left or right brain hemisphere.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
How well can people recall what they have observed. Test your knowledge in this fun experiment.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School

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