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Light & Color
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Light & Color
Explore the properties of light and color using photographic filters. Take pictures of color spectrum, compare results of different filters.
Science
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Synesthesia: The World's Most Wanted Brain Disorder
Synesthesia: The World's Most Wanted Brain Disorder
Science Project
Synesthesia: The World's Most Wanted Brain Disorder
This research project teaches students about synesthesia, a neurological condition that causes sensory overlap.
Social studies
Science Project
What Happens to a Current-Carrying Wire in a Magnetic Field?
What Happens to a Current-Carrying Wire in a Magnetic Field?
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What Happens to a Current-Carrying Wire in a Magnetic Field?
Learn about what happens to a current-carrying wire in a magnetic field in this cool electromagnetism experiment!
Science
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Straight to Curly Hair
Straight to Curly Hair
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Straight to Curly Hair
Study the physical and chemical changes that make hair curl or straighten. Study ingredients, function of chemicals like thioglycolic acid.
Science
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Magic Salt, Melting Snow
Magic Salt, Melting Snow
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Magic Salt, Melting Snow
Determine whether magic salt is more effective at melting snow than regular salt. Pour one ounce of salt over the ice cubes, compare the melt downs.
Science
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Forest Food Pyramid Project
Forest Food Pyramid Project
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Forest Food Pyramid Project
Learn how to make a food pyramid with animals in a a coniferous forest ecosystem around your home.
3rd grade
Science
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Do Crushed Peas Cure Swim Bladder's Disease in Goldfish?
Do Crushed Peas Cure Swim Bladder's Disease in Goldfish?
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Do Crushed Peas Cure Swim Bladder's Disease in Goldfish?
Explore if a diet of crushed peas can cure Swim Bladder's Disease in Goldfish.
Science
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Can Astrology Really Predict the Future? An Experimental Test
Can Astrology Really Predict the Future? An Experimental Test
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Can Astrology Really Predict the Future? An Experimental Test
Explore the belief in astrology as a predictive system.
Social studies
Science Project
Hairy, Fat and Warm
Hairy, Fat and Warm
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Hairy, Fat and Warm
Measure temperature change over time using a variety of insulation materials. Be creative with insulation materials: scarves, yarn, socks, feathers, oil, etc
Science
Science Project
Ivory Soap Experiment
Ivory Soap Experiment
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Ivory Soap Experiment
In this classic Ivory soap experiment, kids learn what happens to different types of soap in the microwave, and why!
3rd grade
Science
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Growing in the Dark: Plants and Light
Growing in the Dark: Plants and Light
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Growing in the Dark: Plants and Light
Plants and light seem to be good buddies, but how far does the friendship really go?
2nd grade
Science
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The Effect of Glucose and Sucrose as Dietary Additives on the Lifespan of Wild-type and GAPDH Mutant Caenorhabditis Elegans
The Effect of Glucose and Sucrose as Dietary Additives on the Lifespan of Wild-type and GAPDH Mutant Caenorhabditis Elegans
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The Effect of Glucose and Sucrose as Dietary Additives on the Lifespan of Wild-type and GAPDH Mutant Caenorhabditis Elegans
Wild-type and GAPDH mutant Caenorhabditis elegans were used as an example of how glucose or sugar affects the lifespan of humans.
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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Starches as Thickening Agents
Starches as Thickening Agents
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Starches as Thickening Agents
Explore the role of starches as thickening agents in food, and learn about the chemical properties of starch in the process.
Science
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The Power of Conformity: The Asch Experiment
The Power of Conformity: The Asch Experiment
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The Power of Conformity: The Asch Experiment
Learn about the factors that influence group conformity.
Social studies
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The 5 Second Rule
The 5 Second Rule
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The 5 Second Rule
Determine if picking up fallen food in 5 seconds or less prevents the transfer of bacteria from the ground.
Science
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Saline Solution vs. More Expensive Brands of Contact Lens Disinfectants
Saline Solution vs. More Expensive Brands of Contact Lens Disinfectants
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Saline Solution vs. More Expensive Brands of Contact Lens Disinfectants
Discover whether cheap saline solution bottle cleans and disinfects just as well as more expensive kinds formulated with different ingredients.
Science
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Popular Mnemonics: How Can You Easily Remember Things?
Popular Mnemonics: How Can You Easily Remember Things?
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Popular Mnemonics: How Can You Easily Remember Things?
Teach kids about a fun way they can remember this more efficiently- the power of mnemonics. Kids will be amazed.
5th grade
Social studies
Science Project
Animal Camouflage
Animal Camouflage
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Animal Camouflage
Determine how effective animal camouflage is by simulating it in an indoor and outdoor setting.
Science
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Capillary Function
Capillary Function
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Capillary Function
Demonstrate the capillary function in plants by adding food coloring to glasses of water. Slice stalks of celery and leafy tops. Compare color of leaves
Science
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Organic Plastic
Organic Plastic
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Organic Plastic
Create an organic plastic product using vinegar and cream. Track decomposition over course of several weeks. Compare decomposition with traditional plastics.
Science
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The Perfect Soft-Boiled Egg
The Perfect Soft-Boiled Egg
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The Perfect Soft-Boiled Egg
This experiment will explore the best way to create a perfect soft-boiled egg.
Science
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How Does Microwave Radiation Affect Different Organisms?
How Does Microwave Radiation Affect Different Organisms?
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How Does Microwave Radiation Affect Different Organisms?
This experiment explores how microwave radiation affects fungi, bacteria, and plant life.
Science
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Reward or Punishment: Which is the Better Motivator?
Reward or Punishment: Which is the Better Motivator?
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Reward or Punishment: Which is the Better Motivator?
This experiment will investigate whether reward or punishment is more apt to motivate people.
Science
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Naked Egg
Naked Egg
Science Project
Naked Egg
While your cells are much too small to see without a microscope, you can create the look of a cell in your very own home with just an egg and vinegar!
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.