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Middle School Science Fair Project Ideas

Our team of professional scientists, science teachers and educational consultants has put together an excellent collection of free physical science projects for kids. These include physics science fair projects, science experiments, and demonstrations that help kids explore the world of classical mechanics, as well as other great physical science topics: our hair-raising magnet and electricity experiments are sure to spark your child's scientific curiosity. Whether you’re looking for science fair project ideas for your child’s upcoming science fair or your little one simply loves conducting physical science experiments, Education.com’s physical science section is a fantastic free resource.

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In this fun science experiment, make a balloon car and test it on different surfaces to learn about sliding friction and rolling friction.
Physics
Sixth Grade
What is a series circuit and how does it work? Learn about voltage, electrical current, and resistors in this cool science experiment!
Electricity and Magnetism
Sixth Grade
This science fair project idea explores whether mint, known for its âcooling sensationâ really does lower temperatures.
Middle School
Chemistry
Check out this fun leaf chromatography science fair project idea for middle school students and discover the hidden pigments in leaves.
Chemistry
Sixth Grade
Explore joule heating and resistance vs. temperature with this cool electricity science fair project that gets kids melting ice cubes with resistors.
Electricity and Magnetism
Eighth Grade
Examine how a battery can be made from everyday materials.
Middle School
Physics
Kids love the dramatic Mentos and Diet Coke experiment conducted in this awesome science fair project.
Middle School
Chemistry
Learn about the horizontal and vertical motion of a projectile in this cool physics science fair project idea for advanced middle and high school students.
Physics
Sixth Grade
This science fair project idea  develops an understanding through experimentation of which shapes are the most structurally strong.
Middle School
Physics
Learn how to make a periscope with this cool engineering science fair project idea, and learn about optics to learn how a periscope works.
Physics
Sixth Grade

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