Science Projects 2012
This science fair project idea explores how enzyme inhibitors, active sites, non-competitive enzyme inhibitors, and substrates work.
How greasy are your potato chips? Students will use a reliable method to quantify greasiness and compare different brands in this great science fair project.
This project explores how earthworms' activities of organic digestion and tunneling help the growth and health of a philodendron.
This science experiment examines the role of fat in food, especially in making bread rise and whipping cream.
In this project, vinegar and salt act as preservatives keeping bacteria from growing in the bouillon mixtures.
Science fair project that develops latent fingerprints on a non-porous objects by converting superglue from a solid state to a gaseous state.
Marshmallows are made of sugar, water, and air pockets. Since the marshmallow is flexible, will air pressure cause it to expand when heated in a microwave?
In this project, the affects of vitamin E are observed on a rose petal.
In this science fair project, students use the streak test to tell minerals apart from each other.
What do ants eat? Kids find out by observing a colony of ants in this cool zoology science fair project for 4th grade.
What does yeast eat? Sugar, of course. But yeast also has some powerful enemies in the form of antifungal agents! Kids test them out in this fun yeast lab.
How do organic materials become soil? This science experiment measures what materials biodegrade.
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.
This science project lets students explore the number of spots on a ladybird and how to treat ladybugs with respect.
The purpose of this science fair project is to determine which conditions and materials quicken the composting process to make the best compost.
This science fair project idea investigates whether body language and heart rate can decipher who's lying and who's not.
Research hemispheric brain dominance in order to determine if you have a dominant side. Test foot, ear dominance. Record observations.
What can you use salt for? Cooking? Melt snow? Freeze ice cream? Do this free science fair project and explore the unique chemical reactions with salt.
Check out this cool science fair project on identifying rocks and minerals for kids.
Evaluate the ability of a biodegradable dish detergent to increase the penetration of water in hydrophobic soils.
How does smell affect taste? Ready your taste buds--in this project, you'll gather some test subjects and do a taste test to see how much smell affects taste.
In this free science fair project idea, we learn about the rock cycle and how igneous rocks become porphyritic rocks.
Looking for a project on fossils? Check out this fun science fair project idea to understand the process of coal formation and fossils part in that formation.
In this cool science fair project, kids apply basic algebra to learn how to make a PVC pipe instrument while exploring concepts like frequency and resonance.
The project idea is to understand why chocolate turns white and to determine the fastest way that this process can occur.
This project explores whether there is an effect on people, including heart rate and self-expressed mood, when they are exposed to different types of music.
The goal of this fun science fair project idea is to microwave candy and investigate: do some colors of M&Ms melt faster than others?
The purpose of this science fair project is to determine whether a mordant causes natural dye be brighter or longer lasting.