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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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This project examines whether people's taste perception is influenced by what they see.
Second Grade
Psychology and Sociology
Science fair project that examines the different types of precipitation, evaluates the density of snow and calculates the ratio of snow-to-liquid.
Second Grade
Weather and Climate
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
Psychology and Sociology
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?
Second Grade
Weather and Climate
Kids will learn how to make a thermometer to to explore liquid density in this great science fair project. Which liquids are affected by temperature the most?
Second Grade
Weather and Climate
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
Is it a square or a circle? See if you can trick your friends with this zany science project!
Second Grade
Psychology and Sociology
In this science fair project, you'll make a 'ghost' appear in a test tube, and learn about what happens when hot water and cold water interact.
Second Grade
Weather and Climate
Science fair project that examines condensation and the conditions needed in order for dew to form.
Second Grade
Weather and Climate
Kids will make a beautiful rainbow in a jar and learn what enables different types of liquids to remain distinct in separate layers.
Second Grade
Weather and Climate
It's rhyme time! With this science fair project idea, your child will find out which words can be considered easy rhyming words, and why.
Second Grade
Psychology and Sociology
The goal of this evaporation experiment is to learn about how different external conditions affect drying time.
Second Grade
Weather and Climate
Stories change as you retell them. The objective of this science fair project is to demonstrate how information gets interpreted, distorted and changed.
Second Grade
Psychology and Sociology
How do animals keep warm? In this experiment, find out whether fat insulation resists cold temperatures and learn how this works in the animal kingdom.
Second Grade
Weather and Climate
This experiment challenges students to forecast the weather based on the surrounding areas' weather.
Second Grade
Weather and Climate

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