Earth and Space Science Fair Projects

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A Rocky Quiz
A Rocky Quiz
Science Project
A Rocky Quiz
Check out this cool science project idea to learn about rocks and explore the cycles of formation, breakdown, and reformation of rocks in the Earth's crust.
3rd grade
Science
Science Project
Where Did All the Wild Things Go?
Where Did All the Wild Things Go?
Science Project
Where Did All the Wild Things Go?
This project uses science and art to help students learn and teach others about Earth's endangered and extinct species.
5th grade
Science
Science Project
What Causes the Seasons to Change?
Science Project
What Causes the Seasons to Change?
What causes the seasons to change? Kids find out by modeling the earth's tilt using a globe, flashlight and graph paper in this cool science fair project idea.
4th grade
Science
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Bird Seed Science: Do Birds Prefer Certain Colors?
Bird Seed Science: Do Birds Prefer Certain Colors?
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Bird Seed Science: Do Birds Prefer Certain Colors?
Why does purple cheese look nasty? Because color plays a big part in how we perceive the taste of different foods. Are birds just like us in this respect?
1st grade
Science
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What Causes the Phases of the Moon?
What Causes the Phases of the Moon?
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What Causes the Phases of the Moon?
What cause the phases of the moon? Make a model to see how the positions of the Sun, Moon, and Earth cause the crescent, gibbous, quarter, full, and new moon.
5th grade
Science
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The Hydrologic Cycle
The Hydrologic Cycle
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The Hydrologic Cycle
What is the hydrologic cycle and how does it work? Check out this fun and easy science project where you will model and learn about Earth's water cycle!
5th grade
Science
Science Project
Use the Altitude of Polaris to Find Latitude
Use the Altitude of Polaris to Find Latitude
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Use the Altitude of Polaris to Find Latitude
In this project, all you need is a protractor to learn how to use the altitude of Polaris to find latitude on Earth. Polaris is also known as the North Star.
4th grade
Science
Science Project
How to Separate Salt from Water
How to Separate Salt from Water
Science Project
How to Separate Salt from Water
In this free science fair project, learn how to separate salt from water using heat. A great science project for elementary school kids.
3rd grade
Science
Science Project
Defying Gravity
Defying Gravity
Science Project
Defying Gravity
This science fair project idea investigates how magnetism can defy the force of gravity.
3rd grade
Science
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Does Carbon Dioxide Raise the Temperature of the Atmosphere?
Does Carbon Dioxide Raise the Temperature of the Atmosphere?
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Does Carbon Dioxide Raise the Temperature of the Atmosphere?
The objective of this science project is to determine the relationship between carbon dioxide gas and the temperature of the atmosphere.
Science
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Dig This: Biodegradation
Dig This: Biodegradation
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Dig This: Biodegradation
How do organic materials become soil? This science experiment measures what materials biodegrade.
5th grade
Science
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Title: Can You Judge a Geode by its Cover?
Title: Can You Judge a Geode by its Cover?
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Title: Can You Judge a Geode by its Cover?
This science fair project idea investigates whether rocks containing geodes can be determined from the outside.
Science
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Layered Liquids (A Study in Density)
Layered Liquids (A Study in Density)
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Layered Liquids (A Study in Density)
This science fair project idea examines liquids of different densities.
4th grade
Science
Science Project
What is Sustainable Development?
What is Sustainable Development?
Science Project
What is Sustainable Development?
This science fair project will investigate a type of sustainable development project.
Science
Science Project
Scale Model of the Solar System
Scale Model of the Solar System
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Scale Model of the Solar System
In this fun science fair project, make two different scale models of our solar system using Astronomical Units and planets' relative size!
4th grade
Science
Science Project
Spiral Architect
Spiral Architect
Science Project
Spiral Architect
This science fair project idea discovers the practical applications for the structural design of a snail shell.
Science
Science Project
Most Popular Soda
Most Popular Soda
Science Project
Most Popular Soda
The goal of this science fair project is to discover the science behind carbonated soft drinks and apply this knowledge to create a new one.
4th grade
Science
Science Project
Greenhouse Gases
Greenhouse Gases
Science Project
Greenhouse Gases
This science project examines the thermal properties of several major greenhouse gases.
Science
Science Project
Limestone Formation
Limestone Formation
Science Project
Limestone Formation
Science fair project that explores the natural process of limestone formation.
Science
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A Massive Or Weighty Problem
A Massive Or Weighty Problem
Science Project
A Massive Or Weighty Problem
Science fair project that determines whether mass and weight are the same or different.
5th grade
Science
Science Project
Do Bananas Give Birth to Maggots?
Do Bananas Give Birth to Maggots?
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Do Bananas Give Birth to Maggots?
Science fair project that demonstrates that rotting food attracts insects that lay eggs on it.
Science
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World's First Energy-Saving Microcontroller Powered Generator
World's First Energy-Saving Microcontroller Powered Generator
Science Project
World's First Energy-Saving Microcontroller Powered Generator
2011 VIRTUAL SCIENCE FAIR ENTRY: The objective of this science fair project is to develop a microcontroller and circuit that can conduct electricity.
Science
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Lighthouse Redesign
Lighthouse Redesign
Science Project
Lighthouse Redesign
This science fair project idea is develops a modern interior lighthouse design and encourages lighthouse preservation and restoration.
Science
Science Project
Let's Go Caving!
Let's Go Caving!
Science Project
Let's Go Caving!
Science fair project that demonstrates how stalagmites and stalactites are formed.
Science
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A Bridge to Nowhere
A Bridge to Nowhere
Science Project
A Bridge to Nowhere
In this science project, the center of gravity is explored.
3rd grade
Science
Science Project

Earth and Space Science Fair Projects

Looking for science fair project ideas that will make your kid a star at his upcoming science fair? Education.com's editorial staff has curated a rich collection of cool Earth and space science fair projects written by our team of talented professional scientists, science teachers, and educational consultants. Our Earth science projects and Earth science experiments give inquisitive kids the opportunity to identify unknown minerals and discover why certain volcanic rocks can float. Our space science projects give students the chance to do everything from building a model rocket to determining the elliptical path of a planet's orbit using applied math.