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Education.com has assembled a vast collection of science fair project ideas written by science teachers, professional scientists, and educational consultants on popular science fair topics ranging from physics and chemistry to biology and even sociology. We offer free science fair ideas suitable for every grade level, be it preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, or high school. Check the boxes in the sidebar to filter your results, or use the search bar to find that perfect science fair project or experiment your child will be sure to love.

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Dive into the world of cooking oil and smoke points to discover just how fast some oils start smoking.
Fifth Grade
Chemistry
It's easy to do science in the kitchen with these fantastic food experiments for kids. Little gastronomers will observe the enzymatic activity of pineapple, quantify the amount of grease in potato chips, and discover effective ways to inhibit (or encourage!) mold growth on bread with this series of fun and enriching science fair projects. Bon Appétit!
Science Fair Project Ideas
Chemistry
What's the difference between a microwave and an oven? Use mashed potatoes to explore which kitchen appliance does a better job at keeping food warm.
Fourth Grade
Physics
The purpose of this science fair project is to investigate whether cooking seeds before planting will speed up germination and growth.
Elementary School
Botany
This science experiment examines the role of fat in food, especially in making bread rise and whipping cream.
Elementary School
First Grade
The objective of this experiment is to find out if cooked beans grow faster, if at all, than uncooked beans.
Middle School
Botany
Salmonella and E.coli are common food contaminates. This experiment measures the time it takes for E.coli and Salmonella to reach hazardous levels in fish.
Middle School
Medium
In this science fair project you will discover which nutrients are best for plants. Use Education.com for science fair project ideas!
Middle School
High School

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