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Second Grade Science Fair Project Ideas

Looking for 2nd grade science fair project ideas for your child's upcoming science fair? 2nd graders are naturally inquisitive, asking dozens of questions about the world around them. Good 2nd grade science fair projects should give kids the tools to seek the answers to their questions, while rewarding them for their innate drive to collect things, count and measure things, and describe things qualitatively. To this end, our team of professional laboratory scientists, science teachers, and educational consultants has put together a rich collection of second grade science fair projects and 2nd grade science experiments that equip kids to engage with the world scientifically.

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Why doesn't the ocean freeze? Students answer this question by simulating the chemical composition and temperature of arctic waters in their own home.
Second Grade
Oceans
In this fun science experiment, kids will determine the best method for ripening avocados and discover the cool chemical reaction that makes this possible.
Second Grade
Food
This project examines whether people's taste perception is influenced by what they see.
Second Grade
Psychology and Sociology
What animals are most popular? This project affords practice in data-collection, record-keeping and data-analysis through the investigation of this question.
Second Grade
Behavioral/Health Science
This science fair project teaches students the differences between fruits and vegetables.
Second Grade
Food
Which music genres have the fastest tempos? The slowest? This experiment determines if there's a relationship between beats per minute in a song and its genre.
Second Grade
Behavioral/Health Science
This science fair project teaches about mold. Students will test different foods to see which grow mold the fastest.
Second Grade
Health and Medicine
This project determines what category of person is most likely to be ticklish.
Second Grade
Behavioral/Health Science
This science experiment examines the role of fat in food, especially in making bread rise and whipping cream.
Second Grade
Health and Medicine
Science fair project that develops latent fingerprints on a non-porous objects by converting superglue from a solid state to a gaseous state.
Second Grade
Forensic Science
Are you ready to be a detective for science? Then get out your magnifying glass and start studying fingerprints!
Second Grade
Forensic Science
Step into the fantastic world of colors with a project that explores what shade you -- and your friends -- like best.
Second Grade
Psychology and Sociology

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