Applied Science Projects

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Apparent Movement of the Sun
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Apparent Movement of the Sun
The apparent movement of the sun has been used to keep time since the bronze age. In this science fair project, kids plot solar time against mean solar time.
Science
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Hero's Engine: Example of Newton's Third Law
Hero's Engine: Example of Newton's Third Law
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Hero's Engine: Example of Newton's Third Law
In this cool engineering science fair project, kids learn how to build Hero's engine: an enlightening example of Newton's third law.
2nd grade
Science
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Reynolds Number: Laminar and Turbulent Flow
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Reynolds Number: Laminar and Turbulent Flow
Do thick liquids flow faster than thin liquids? Examine water and syrup's viscosity and inertia to learn about the Reynolds Number, laminar and turbulent flow.
Science
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Trashtown Junktion
Trashtown Junktion
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Trashtown Junktion
This science fair project idea discovers new ways to use recycled materials and encourages new architectural design ideas.
Science
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Tensile Strength Test
Tensile Strength Test
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Tensile Strength Test
In this science experiment, do tensile strength test on fishing line, a strand of hair, a rubber band, and any other materials you're curious about!
5th grade
Science
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Spiral Architect
Spiral Architect
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Spiral Architect
This science fair project idea discovers the practical applications for the structural design of a snail shell.
Science
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Lighthouse Redesign
Lighthouse Redesign
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Lighthouse Redesign
This science fair project idea is develops a modern interior lighthouse design and encourages lighthouse preservation and restoration.
Science
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Rooftop Real Estate
Rooftop Real Estate
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Rooftop Real Estate
This science fair project idea increases the space efficiency of living areas and encourages economic improvements via new real estate ideas.
Science
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Tiny Realtor
Tiny Realtor
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Tiny Realtor
This science fair project idea designs a unique, eco-friendly living space and encourages advances in green architecture.
Science
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Powered Parachutes
Powered Parachutes
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Powered Parachutes
This science fair project idea looks into the concept of powered parachutes as the future of transportation.
Science
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Nine: The Biggest Little Number
Nine: The Biggest Little Number
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Nine: The Biggest Little Number
Learn about the power of exponents. The objective of this science fair project is to explore and understand how exponents are used.
5th grade
Science
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Pendulum Waves
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Pendulum Waves
Make stunning pendulum waves and learn the math behind the patterns generated with this cool and easy science project.
Science
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Buoyant Force of Water
Buoyant Force of Water
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Buoyant Force of Water
The buoyant force of water explains why some objects float in water. But why do some objects sink? Find out in this physics experiment and learn about density.
Science
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Physics of Pool: Elastic Collision of Equal Masses
Physics of Pool: Elastic Collision of Equal Masses
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Physics of Pool: Elastic Collision of Equal Masses
Dig into the physics of pool to explore some cool applied math and learn about what happens in an elastic collision of equal masses.
Science
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Projectiles Launched at an Angle
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Projectiles Launched at an Angle
Determine the maximum distance traveled by projectiles launched at an angle. Use some cool math to figure out at which angle your projectile will go farthest.
Science
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Distance, Velocity and Time: Equations and Relationship
Distance, Velocity and Time: Equations and Relationship
Science Project
Distance, Velocity and Time: Equations and Relationship
A cool physics science fair project idea for 7th grade exploring the application of distance, velocity, and time equations.
Science
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Which Fruit Has the Most Vitamin C?
Which Fruit Has the Most Vitamin C?
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Which Fruit Has the Most Vitamin C?
Figure out which fruit has the most vitamin C (ascorbic acid) in this fun science project!
Science
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Sensor Robot Maze
Sensor Robot Maze
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Sensor Robot Maze
In this cool robotics project, construct a motorized robot with a sensor and put it through a maze test to find the number of errors it makes along the way.
Science
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Paper Power
Paper Power
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Paper Power
This science fair project idea outlines the principles and techniques behind paper batteries.
Science
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Oregametry
Oregametry
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Oregametry
This science fair project idea outlines the practical applications of particular origami folding techniques.
Science
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Simple Machines
Simple Machines
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Simple Machines
In this science fair project, apply the principles of leverage and force by building six simple machines designed to set weights in motion.
4th grade
Science
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How High Is That?
How High Is That?
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How High Is That?
A math project teaches students to use a clinometer to gauge the height of very tall objects like trees & to think of better ways to measure how high they are.
Science
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Rubber Band Heat Engine
Rubber Band Heat Engine
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Rubber Band Heat Engine
Kids will create their own version of Richard Feynman's rubber band heat engine to learn about thermodynamics with this cool science fair project idea.
5th grade
Science
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Wind Tunnel Experiment
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Wind Tunnel Experiment
In this wind tunnel experiment, you'll make a wind tunnel to test lift and airflow on a model plane and explore aerodynamics and the Bernoulli Principle.
Science
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How to Make a Periscope
How to Make a Periscope
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How to Make a Periscope
Learn how to make a periscope with this cool engineering science fair project idea, and learn about optics to learn how a periscope works.
Science
Science Project

Applied Science Projects

Children interested in engineering, applied math, or computer science will love this collection of applied science projects for kids. For kids who don't want to just make a paper mache volcano and call it a day, this collection of applied science experiments challenges them to explore the places where science and everyday life intersect, prompting them to build some cool things and address some intriguing questions.