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How to Keep Your Light Sticks Lit Up Longer

Examine the connection between temperature and chemiluminescence.

Melting Mountains: Do Mountains Shrink in the Heat?

This project tests whether the rate at which the ice melts has an effect on the amount of material lost to erosion.

Kepler's 3rd Law: Orbital Period vs. Distance

This fun science fair project for 8th grade demonstrates what Kepler's 3rd law predicts about a planet's orbital period and its distance from the sun.

The Science Behind a Cold Pack

How do cold packs work? Explore endothermic reactions by comparing the temperature change that results from various chemicals added to water to find out!

Are Two Ears Better than One? Binaural vs. Monaural Sound Localization 

Learn about how we localize objects and beings in space through sound and about monaural auditory mechanisms and binaural auditory mechanisms.

Preserving Foods

This science fair project idea determines the most effective method of preserving food.

How Fast Does a Seismic Wave Travel?

Check out this fun science fair project idea to learn about seismic waves and how fast they travel during an earthquake.


What is a barycenter? Kids learn how gravity and mass influence the orbit of binary systems like planets and moons or stars and planets in this cool experiment.

Is Sensitivity Heightened on Your Dominant Side?

This experiment evaluates whether a personâs dominant hand is more sensitive than their non-dominant hand.

The Candle Illusion: Virtual Images

This optics-based science fair project idea teaches kids about real and virtual images with a mind-bending candle illusion inspired by Pepper's Ghost.

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