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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 that examines condensation and the conditions needed in order for dew to form.
Fifth Grade
Second Grade
Science fair project examining barometric pressure, and how it can be used to predict the weather. How does atmospheric pressures relate to weather conditions?
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
This project investigates the affect of storage temperature on microwave popcorn.
Fifth Grade
Elementary School
Science fair project that examines the different types of precipitation, evaluates the density of snow and calculates the ratio of snow-to-liquid.
Fifth Grade
Second Grade
Science fair project that examines how winter storms form and the relationship between temperature, moisture and snow.
Fifth Grade
Third Grade
Science fair project that examines how temperature affects density and how density in turn affects the behavior of helium gas.
Fifth Grade
Sixth Grade
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
In this fun experiment, we'll find out how color affects heat absorption!
Fifth Grade
Weather and Climate
Science fair project that examines what causes thunder and why a thunderclap sounds so loud. How is lightening related to the creation of sound waves?
Fifth Grade
Second Grade

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