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Middle School Science Fair Project Ideas

Looking for some great science fair project ideas for your child's upcoming science fair? Education.com's team of talented science teachers, educational consultants, and professional scientists has put together a great collection of microbiology science fair projects, bacteria science fair projects and other cool microbiology experiments for kids. If your little one is eager to put some yogurt under the lens to view some lactobacillus bacteria or wants a quantifiable way to test the effectiveness of different hand sanitizers, Education.com gives parents and kids the tools they need to explore the wonders of the microscopic world.

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Is there really such a thing as healthy gum? Students will learn what factors in chewing gum contribute to healthy teeth in this exciting science fair project.
Microbiology
Sixth Grade
Learn about how sugar fermentation and growing yeast in this easy science project! Yeast is a eukaryotic microbe that puts the fun in fungus!
Microbiology
Sixth Grade
This science experiment tests if dog saliva can really help heal wounds.
Middle School
Microbiology
How does mold grow? Kids find out by testing different conditions to measure mold growth rate and learn about what factors cause mold to grow more quickly.
Microbiology
Sixth Grade
Ever wonder about the fungi you see growing on the sides of trees? This project explores these fungi to determine whether they are parasites or saprophytes.
Middle School
Microbiology
Slime mold is no longer classified as fungi! So what is it? In this cool science fair project, learn how to grow slime mold and explore its behavior.
Microbiology
Sixth Grade
In this science fair projects, students will grow out the bacteria that collect on air conditioner filters.
Microbiology
Third Grade
Which public places harbor the most bacteria and germs? Test different environments to find out where the most bacteria live in this science project.
Microbiology
Seventh Grade
Ever wondered if mold was 'contagious'? Now you can test that question! This project explores whether common food mold can be transferred to other foods.
Middle School
Microbiology
Determine if picking up fallen food in 5 seconds or less prevents the transfer of bacteria from the ground.
Middle School
Microbiology

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